European animal rights activists recently went public with videos of the appalling conditions facing livestock being exported from the EU, from broken bones and horns, to brutal heat and excruciatingly
The links between global food systems, food security and climate change have never been more obvious. The worst-case consequences of rising temperatures and drought played out this year in Madagascar
A recent study from the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) has suggested that banning the sale of flavoured vaping products can cause higher rates of cigarette smoking among teenagers.
End of April 2021, the European Commission published a report on “new genomic techniques” which was awaited by developers of these biotechnologies, since it was expected to have major implications
EU report supports changes in legislation with the potential to allow gene editing in agriculture (1). However, the debate is ongoing, and organic farmers want to continue to label products
On April 29, 2021, the European Commission (EC) opened the debate on the regulatory status of New Genomic Techniques (NGTs) in the European Union (EU) by publishing a position paper.
Amidst heated debate over nutritional and origin labelling for food products in Europe, the European Commission is now undertaking a public consultation on food labels – covering nutrition and origin,
Satellite images have revealed a dramatic increase in the harvested forest area in Europe after 2015, according to a new study by the European Commission published on 1 July in
Despite COVID-19, many in Brussels – including a green recovery alliance in the EU Parliament and 13 EU Environment Ministers – are pressuring the European Commission (EC) to pursue the
On Thursday 28 May, the European Commission unveiled details of the proposed ‘green’ recovery package aimed at pulling EU economies out of the recession caused by the coronavirus outbreak, along