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#StandUpForPlantBased – Updates on the Burger Ban

On 19-22 October, the plenary of the European Parliament will vote on two amendments within the framework of the Common Agriculture Policy reform, amendments 165 and 171, that would significantly affect the labelling of plant-based foods. Stakeholders are preparing for a last attempt to avert the ‘Veggie Burger Ban’ at EU-Parliament level.

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EVU comments on Farm to Fork publication

On 20 May 2020, the long-awaited and repeatedly postponed “Farm to Fork Strategy” (F2F) of the European Commission has been published. F2F is part of the Commission’s “Green Deal”, which seeks to put the European Union on a more sustainable, environmental- and climate-friendly path.

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Corona and the latest developments in the agricultural sector

75% of emerging viral diseases originate in animals. This makes the coronavirus only the latest in line of so-called zoonotic diseases such as swine flu, avian flu, Ebola and HIV, causing more and more experts to urge mankind to rethink our relationship to animals, both wild and domesticated.

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