Joint Letter to Commission President Von der Leyen on EU Deforestation Regulation

Published: 17/05/2024

FoodDrinkEurope has written a joint letter to European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen, alongside 12 other associations to call for 6 key changes to the implementation of the EU Deforestation Regulation:

  1. Planning a second round of testing with the business community
  2. Making the Application Programming Interface specifications ready as of May for business to prepare
  3. Lifting the 25MB limitation or substantially increasing file size for uploading files as part of the due diligence statement
  4. Accepting other data formats other than GeoJson standard
  5. Opening up the information system for all users as soon as possible and, at the very latest, beginning of November