Statement on French “NutriScore” proposal

(Brussels, 15 March 2017) We have learnt that the French government has announced a recommendation on a voluntary nutrition labelling scheme called "Nutri-Score". This is based on testing the French government has commissioned at the end of last year, in co-operation with the French food industry.

Food procurement for health in schools

(Brussels, 22 February 2017) FoodDrinkEurope welcomes the initiative of the European Commission and the Maltese Presidency of the EU on food procurement for health in schools. “We consider school meals to be a good tool to use as part of the efforts to reduce overweight and obesity. Besides the quality of the meals themselves, such an approach also helps teach good dietary habits” stated Mella Frewen, Director General of FoodDrinkEurope.

Joint Business call to a successful and inclusive conclusion of the EU-Japan FTA negotiations

(Brussels, 12 December 2016) We, European business organisations, signatories of this statement, are strong proponents of fostering trade partnership and cooperation between the EU and Japan. As negotiations for the EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reach the final stage, we wish to take the opportunity to reiterate the value of this relationship to our industries and the benefits that a stronger collaboration would bring to the economies and societies of Europe and Japan.

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