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The European Union is backtracking on the identification of food origins on labels

Belgium

The European Union is backtracking on the identification of food origins on labels

“How can we not be disappointed by the Commission’s move?” asks Piero Sardo, president of the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity. “The indication of food origins is fundamental information: we … Continued

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International Day for Biological Diversity

Today is International Day for Biological Diversity. Biodiversity a concept that can seem complicated, but actually is quite simple and very close to every one of us. Biodiversity, in fact, … Continued

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Raw Milk Herve protected by the Mayor and by the Minister of Agriculture

In defense of Herve and, more generally, of the heritage of all raw milk cheeses, the mayor of Herve, Pierres Yves Jeholet, and the Belgian Minister of Agriculture, Willy Borsus, have intervened. The town of … Continued

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Understanding the Environmental Impact of Meat in 4 Minutes

France

Some time ago, during the “day without meat”, Le Monde published an interesting video entitled “4 min pour comprendre le vrai poids de la viande sur l’environnement” (Understanding the real … Continued

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Our Idea of Europe

Since it was founded more than 20 years ago, Slow Food has defendedsmall-scale traditional food producers and raised awareness among consumers at the grassroots level. Its aim is to create a more responsible food system, based on the pleasure and sharing of good, clean and fair food.
Now the time has come for us to liaise with the European institutions to promote our common vision and find common solutions.
We have to work together to design better policies to address theparadigms of food production and related problems such as climate change, the risk of biodiversity loss and our impact on developing countries.
Future policies are bound to affect all of us. Which is why we invite allEuropean citizens to join the debate and also … join Slow Food.