Strategy for sustainable food according to EU Green Deal

Let your voice be heard!

The EU wants to become climate-neutral by 2050, to reduce pollution, help pollution, help businesses with clean products and technologies and technologies and work towards a fair pathway. To achieve this the EU wants to develop a 'farm to fork' strategy based on the European Green Deal. Green Deal.

Today, everyone can contribute to the development of EU legislation. Via a roadmap, concrete ideas are shared with the the objectives and the key features. This is followed by a 4-week public public consultation of 4 weeks, after which the proposal is worked out. The 'draft version is further developed in coordination with the member states, followed by an evaluation follows. New regulations must be of a high quality and based on facts.

From 17 February to 16 March 2020, all interested parties within the EU can react to the roadmap of the new EU 'farm to fork' strategy.


Actions European Green Deal

  • ENERGY: Decarbonising the sector
    • More than 75% of greenhouse gas emissions come from come from energy production and use
  • BUILDINGS: renovate to lower energy bills and consumption reduce
    • Buildings account for 40% of energy consumption
  • INDUSTRY: Helping companies to become a green economy
    • EU industry uses only 12% of recycled materials
  • MOBILITY: cleaner, cheaper and healthier modes of transport
    • Transport causes 25% of emissions

With a Farm to fork strategy the EU wants to achieve the objectives of the Green Deal

This strategy sets out the regulatory and non-regulatory measures measures needed to create more efficient, climate-smart systems that provide healthy food while at the same time living a decent life. systems that provide healthy food while ensuring a decent life for EU farmers and fishermen. for EU farmers and fishermen.

More specifically, the strategy will explain how:

- Ensuring sustainable primary production;

- Encouraging sustainable food processing practices, retail, catering and food services;

- Promotion of sustainable food consumption, facilitating the transition to healthy sustainable diets;

- Reduce food loss and waste.

Read the roadmap and have your say

In the roadmap describe the problem to be addressed and the objectives to be achieved and explain why explain why EU action is needed. It outlines policy options and describes the the main features of the consultation strategy.

Because the EU likes to be open and transparent, all stakeholders stakeholders (citizens and businesses) to have their say on the new 'Farm to fork strategy. Do you have any ideas on how to get this right through regulation? Let your voice then hear! Use this Forward link.

Yvon Bemelman