EuroCommerce, the principal European organisation representing retail and wholesale, has signed a joint statement with the European Vegetarian Union (EVU) and FoodDrinkEurope asking the European Commission to issue definitions for voluntary vegan and vegetarian food labelling.
On 21 June 2021, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) published a special report on the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) and its efforts to curb agricultural emissions. The report came only a couple of days before negotiations on the reform of the CAP concluded.
An international group of over 60 scientists today called on the European Commission to shift its funding for food advertisements away from animal products and towards healthier and more sustainable plant-based diets. Among them is the world-renowned ethologist and conservationist Dr Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, UN Messenger of Peace and founder of the Jane Goodall Institute.
Organisations launch a global climate emergency campaign