Environnement/Alimentation durable

Environmental labelling scheme in France: the Planet-score

On Tuesday, May 31 the NatExpo team organized a webinar-debate on nutrition labeling and environmental labelling schemes. The five speakers were: Florence Roublot (Natexpo), Emmanuel Fournet (NielsenIQ) as moderator, Sabine Bonnot (Institut de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation biologiques – ITAB, Institute of Organic Agriculture and Food), Sybile Chapron (Nature et Aliments), and Vincent Colomb (Agence de la transition écologique – ADEME, Agency of Ecological Transition).

EFSA published the definitive version of its advice on nutrient profiling: the next steps are up to the Commission

The publication of the advice follows the public consultation to which the draft, endorsed in October 2021, had been submitted.

Good perception of organic products by the French

On March 14, 2022, Agence Bio posted its 19th Barometer of consumption and perception of organic products online in partnership with the CSA Institute.

The new INAO reading guide on the application of the European Regulation concerning organic production and the labeling of organic products

On January 1, 2022, the new Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of May 30, 2018 on organic production and the labeling of organic products came into force. It repeals the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 and its implementing regulations, which remained in force until December 31, 2020.

Agriculture, carbon and climate in France: Report from the Ministry of Agriculture and Food

Monday January 31 was marked by a series of events to advance on the contribution of French agriculture to the carbon neutrality objective of France and the European Union. The agricultural and forestry sector, as an emitter and collector of greenhouse gases, is at the heart of France’s national low-carbon strategy. Goal: achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

THE AGEC LAW: NEW PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE FOOD SECTOR

A series of articles of the French Anti-Waste Law for a Circular Economy (“AGEC” Law) come into force in 2022; some of them have a direct impact on the agri-food sector.

New food recommendations from Santé Publique France for young children and the elderlies (PNNS 4)

Santé Publique France announced in its September newsletter,  the objectives and development axes of PNNS 4 for the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022.

The EFSA Opinion draft on front-of-pack nutrition labelling and nutrient profiles is open for public consultation

The document advises the European Commission on two pillars of the Farm to Fork strategy.

Front of pack environmental scores: the Foundation Earth’ pilot launch in Autumn 2021

Foundation Earth is an independent, non-profit organisation established to issue front-of-pack environmental scores on food products, enabling consumers to make more sustainable

Fruit and vegetable intake is inversely associated with perceived stress across the adult lifespan

Poor nutritional habits are linked to higher perceived stress, but the relationship between fruit and vegetable (FV) intake and stress is uncertain.

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