This month the World Food Preservation Center in partnership with the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation, will hold the first “International Conference on Agroecology Transforming Agriculture & Food Systems in Africa”, in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal of this conference is to promote organic and non-GMO farming as part of a complete “socio-economic transformation” of Africa. A […]
“Consumer Protection” The European Parliament Agriculture Committee (AGRI) supported compromise Amendment Number 41 on April 1. The amendment calls for a ban on denominations of plant-based food products as containing meat or dairy products. In essence, names such as “veggie burger” or “soy milk” would not be allowed anymore, as they mislead consumers into believing […]
I was quoted by Food&Drink International on a public consultation on proposals to introduce a 9pm watershed on TV and online adverts for food and drink high in fat, sugar or salt, launched by the UK government. Can read the full quote down below, or on their website.
I was featured in a debate in London’s City A.M newspaper, on the question of post-Brexit import tariffs on food. I will be posted my contribution below. You can read the whole exchange with Nick Von Westenholz, who is director for EU exit and international trade at the National Farmers’ Union, here.