Responsible Soy

'Many Europeans still don’t know that they eat on average 61 kilos of soy per year, mostly embedded in their meat and dairy products,' said WWF senior advisor Sandra Mulder. © iStock

Call for EU action plan as firms shirk responsibility on soy

By David Burrows

The EU needs a deforestation action plan after a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) analysis of the bloc’s largest food companies showed many are using consumer ignorance to dodge their “massive responsibility” when sourcing soy.

RTRS and GMP+ sign responsible soy certification agreement

RTRS and GMP+ sign responsible soy certification agreement

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS) and Netherlands-based certification agency GMP+ International have signed a cooperation agreement in order to speed uptake of certified responsible soy and simplify the certification process.

Dutch companies have agreed to buy another 280,000 tonnes of RTRS-certified soy

Dutch companies to double use of sustainable soy from 2011 levels

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Dutch food companies and trade organisations have signed agreements with Brazilian growers to double the supply of RTRS-certified soy to the Netherlands from 2011 levels, according to the Foundation for Responsible Soy Transition.

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