Statements

FoodDrinkEurope welcomes EU-Japan Economic Partnership finalisation

(Brussels, 11 December 2017) FoodDrinkEurope welcomes the finalisation of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) announced last Friday 8th December. The EU-Japan EPA, which comes with high expectations, both in terms of tariff reductions and removal of non-tariff barriers to trade, should significantly improve the market access conditions for European food and drinks in Japan.

Joint FoodDrinkEurope – FDF statement on Brexit negotiations

(1st December 2017) In view of the meeting between President Juncker and Prime Minister May, to be held on 4 December, FoodDrinkEurope and the UK Food and Drink Federation wish to reiterate the deep concern of food and drink firms across Europe in relation to the lack of certainty in the Brexit negotiations.

Statement on the adoption of the Commission proposal on acrylamide

(Brussels, 21 November 2017) FoodDrinkEurope welcomes today the publication of the European Commission Regulation establishing mitigation measures and benchmark levels for the reduction of the presence of acrylamide in food, which introduces regulation on acrylamide in food, and outlines suitable mitigation measures for enterprises.

Statement on Bratislava Summit for equal quality of products for all

(Brussels, 13 October 2017) Speaking at the Summit for equal quality of products for all in Bratislava, FoodDrinkEurope Director General, Mella Frewen, welcomed the commitment made by Commissioner Jourová to organise an inclusive dialogue at EU and national level between authorities, consumer representatives and industry stakeholders to discuss the alleged 'dual quality' of food in Europe.

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