On the start of the German Presidency of the European Council, CEFS publishes the EU sugar manufacturers' contribution to the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies. Click below to understand how EU Sugar Manufacturers wish to continue on their journey towards further sustainability and competitiveness. CEFS will be a partner in discussions to contribute to constructive and [...]
Agriculture & Progress Platform breakfast meeting on Integrated Pest Management & Plant Protection: registrations open!
CEFS is happy to invite you at the first breakfast meeting organized by the Agriculture & Progress Platform. The event, under the patronage of MEP Anne Sander, will take place at the European Parliament on 23 January 2020 on Integrated Pest Management & Plant Protection. Next event on 20 February on NBTs. See the programme [...]
CEFS and 25 other EU business organisations urge the European Commission to act on a Council decision and submit a study on the status of novel genomic techniques (new plant breeding techniques). Given that discussions on the status of novel genomic techniques have been going on for more than 10 years, we call on you [...]
CEFS statement on Robert Lustig Opinion Piece – “The science is in: the case for a sugar tax is overwhelming”
The focus made on one ingredient as a major cause of diseases like Type-2 diabetes disregards the established scientific knowledge that this illness is mainly caused by obesity – a complex and multifactorial issue – and lack of physical activity. Sugar per se consumed in the context of a balanced diet, has not been established [...]
Over recent years, a debate has arisen over the amount of sugars people should eat and the potential effects sugars may have on health. Supporting the provision of clear information on sugars in line with today’s established scientific evidence, CEFS, together with the other sector associations CAOBISCO, PROFEL, Starch Europe and UNESDA, produced the following [...]