The European Commission has issued its formal response to the #StopGlyphosate European Citizens Initiative (ECI). It officially recognised the submission of more than one million signatures on 6 October. Today’s response is an answer to the ECI’s three demands for a ban of glyphosate, a reform of the EU pesticide approval process and mandatory EU targets to reduce pesticide use.
On 11 and 12 December, EU fishing ministers will be meeting in Brussels to determine the total allowable catch for fish stocks in the North Sea and Atlantic for the year 2018.
The campaign against food waste that has spread across Europe and the world in the last years seems to be close to a formal recognition by the European authorities.