Council Of The European Union

7% cap on conventional biofuels is ‘not ambitious enough’

7% cap on conventional biofuels is ‘not ambitious enough’

By Lynda Searby

The agreement reached by the Energy Council last week to place a 7% cap on using food crops for biofuels is not ambitious enough and does not place enough emphasis on the ‘food first’ approach, says food industry association FoodDrinkEurope.

'Ignorant' EU Council blocks vital dairy reforms, EMB

'Ignorant' EU Council blocks vital dairy reforms, EMB

By Ben Bouckley

An ‘irresponsible and ignorant’ EU Council is ignoring the plight of milk producers by watering-down proposed measures aimed at ensuring their contracts with dairies reflect production costs, according to the European Milk Board (EMB).

EU grasps organics

EU grasps organics

Organic foods in Europe is the focus of an upcoming hearing
organised by the European Commission with the ultimate aim to
formulate an action plan to boost the sector.

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