Statements

Statement on transparency of EU risk assessment model

(Brussels, 19 February 2019) FoodDrinkEurope welcomes the recent conclusion of the trilogue negotiations on the “transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain”. Europe’s food and drink industry agrees with the objective of the European Commission’s proposal to make the risk assessment process more transparent, and to enhance consumer trust.

FoodDrinkEurope’s views on ‘Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030’

(Brussels, 31 January 2019) FoodDrinkEurope welcomes the European Commission’s Reflection Paper ‘Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030’ [1] highlighting key policy foundations in order to foster a sustainability transition (i.e. moving from linear to circular economy) and identifying cooperative principles needed to underpin this transition, such as education, science, responsible business conduct, corporate social responsibility and new business models.

Reaction to ENVI vote on Single Use Plastics

(Brussels, 22 January 2019) Europe’s food and drink sector supports the overall ambition of this Directive, while we regret the legal challenge it may pose to the Internal Market. The food and drink sector is committed to stepping up efforts to improve plastics use, reuse and recycling as well as maximising the use of available resources.

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