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Joint letter to call on the Parliament and the Council to support the Commission’s proposal on the SUR

29 NGOs, the European organic movement, beekeepers and IBMA (biocontrol manufacturers) call on the Parliament and the Council to support…

Joint statement from 16 organisations across Europe on the SAIO Regulation regarding PPPs' records to be kept by professional users

We co-signed with 15 NGOs this joint statement regarding the SAIO (Statistics on Agricultural Inputs and Outputs) Regulation (approved by the European Parliament…
04/10/2022
GMOs

European Commission’s biased road to deregulation of new GMOs

Targeted survey is fatally flawed and cannot be used for impact assessment of “new genomic techniques” legislation.

Re: EP resolution on food security

The war against Ukraine raises legitimate concerns over price increases and availability of certain agriculture inputs, namely cereals for animal…

Joint statement on the revision of the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive

February 28, 2022 – We, the undersigned organisations, are deeply concerned about the lack of ambition in the proposal on…

Press briefing: EU’s first legally binding pesticide reduction targets under threat

IFOAM Organics Europe & GLOBAL 2000 press briefing on the background and threats to the EU Sustainable Use of Plant…

Use of Flavourings in Organic Food

This guidance is based on IFOAM Organics Europe understanding of the new Regulation (EU) 2018/848 (referred to in this document…

Proposal to develop a new indicator for monitoring the Farm to Fork pesticide reduction target

IFOAM Organics Europe calls for the European Commission to develop a new indicator for monitoring the Farm to Fork pesticide…

Making organic products in sustainable public procurement happen

Organic products in public procurement can play a key role in making the target of 25% of organic land by…

Closing nutrient cycles: Reshaping EU agri-food system for greater autonomy and sustainability - Event report

As announced in the EU Biodiversity and Farm to Fork strategies and in the Zero Pollution Action Plan, the European…

Organic agriculture and its benefits for climate and biodiversity

Changing the way we produce food can make a big difference in mitigating climate change, can help farmers to adapt…

Evaluation of support for organic farming in draft CAP Strategic Plans (2023-2027)

All 27-EU Member States had to submit their Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) national Strategic Plans (SP) by 1 January 2022…

Bold pesticide reduction plan faces attack on Saturday

BRUSSELS, 6 DECEMBER 2022 – EU plans to cut pesticide use and risk by half and protect the most sensitive…

[Save bees & farmers press release] 1 million EU citizens tell EU Commission: end the war against nature

On Friday 25 November, representatives of the European Citizens Initiative Save Bees and Farmers delivered a clear message to Vice-President…
20/07/2022
EU Organic Day

EU Organic Awards – Get to know the finalists

BRUSSELS, 20 JULY 2022 – Today, the finalists for the first annual EU organic awards have been announced. 24 are shortlisted…

European organic movement stands in solidarity with Ukrainian organic farmers at European Organic Congress

BORDEAUX, FRANCE, 16 JUNE 2022 – Today, ahead of the start of the European Organic Congress 2022, the Ukrainian organic…

Environmental NGOs and organic movement call on Commission to develop a new indicator to measure progress towards the Farm to Fork pesticide reduction target

BRUSSELS, 9 JUNE 2022 – The organisers of the European Citizens’ Initiative Save Bees and Farmers (signed by 1.2 million…

Member States should enhance support for organic farming in CAP Strategic Plans in line with Commission's observations

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 7 JUNE 2022 – Over the past days, the organic food and farming movement sent letters to national…

20 Years of making Europe more organic

BRUSSELS, 11 MAY 2022 – Today, IFOAM Organics Europe celebrates its 20-years anniversary. Established in 2002 as the united voice…

EU Parliament AGRI Committee supports organic farming in vote on Organic Action Plan report

BRUSSELS, 31 MARCH 2022 – IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes ComAGRI’s vote on the Parliament’s Organic Action Plan (OAP) report. AGRI…
25/03/2022
EU Organic Day

EU Organic Awards – Applications opened at high-level event

BRUSSELS, 25 MARCH 2022 – Today, Commissioner for agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski launched the applications for the first ever EU organic…

EU Parliament saves Farm to Fork's integrity but concedes on biodiversity

BRUSSELS, 24 MARCH 2022 – IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes the European Parliament’s support to the Farm to Fork Strategy as…
18/02/2022
EU Organic Day

European organic movement rejoices awards for organic

BRUSSELS, 18 FEBRUARY 2022 – Today, the European Commission, IFOAM Organics Europe, the European Economic and Social Committee, the European…
15/02/2022

New organic data: Growth continued in 2020 but policy support on statistics and CAP essential to reach EU targets

BRUSSELS, 15 FEBRUARY 2022 – Today, the Research Institute on Organic Agriculture (FiBL) published their yearly statistics on organic in…
28/09/2022
Food policy

Position paper on sustainability labelling & the Planet-score 

IFOAM Organics Europe supports fighting greenwashing by substantiating green claims and supports the European Commission’s intention to increase visibility of…
 
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