The press release includes the 2018 report of the Commission on the use of the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF).
Original title: Plan Juncker: La Banque européenne d’investissement investit 80 millions d’euros dans le fonds Eiffel Essentiel
Intensive farming is a major driver of biodiversity loss, and Europe is no exception to this trend. But as demonstrated by a series of LIFE projects, it is possible to restore intensively farmed land and support the recovery of natural habitats and species.
The BBI JU Stakeholder Forum 2019 will bring together the bio-based industries community and facilitate open discussion on the impact, achievements and strategic direction of the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) programme, as well as the latest developments in the bio-based industries sector.
Documents from the meeting are now available.
In times where the impact of climate change can already be felt in agriculture, it is very likely that environmental degradation will also put pressure on our food system.
An EU industry-funded project is transforming by-products from green vegetables and field crops into high-grade protein for the food industry. The finished product is a viable alternative to egg whites and whey protein – and has huge commercial potential.
Two in 5 Europeans take a personal interest in food safety and only 1 in 5 say it is their main concern when choosing food. For most Europeans it is one of several factors – together with price, taste, nutrition and food origin – that influence their eating habits and food choices.
Everyone has the right to safe, nutritious and sufficient food. Still today, almost one in ten people in the world fall ill after eating contaminated food. When food is not safe, children cannot learn, adults cannot work. Human development cannot take place.
What we put into our bodies is key in determining how healthy we are. Being overweight and obese affects your health, and drastically increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes.