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GMOs – An easy breakdown on common myths 

Global grassroots organization Slow Food International has recently published a short myth-busting article with the most common, but wrong and…

Member States call for ‘new impact assessment’ on the Pesticides Regulation (SUR), delaying strict EU pesticide regulation

On 19 December, Member States1 voted in favour of requesting complementary data to the existing impact assessment the Commission carried…
07/12/2022
Events

Businesses discuss organic market, regenerative and more

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, business active in and interested in organic met again in…

Agreement on new deforestation law

EU consumption is responsible for around 10% of global deforestation. In the beginning of December, the Council and European Parliament…

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…

Commission proposal on the certification of carbon removals leaves crucial questions unanswered

BRUSSELS, 30 NOVEMBER 2022 – The Commission’s proposal on the certification of carbon removals touches on important aspects like the…

Green claims: better methodologies to assess environmental performance of food & textiles products

BRUSSELS, 29 NOVEMBER 2022 – IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes news about the Commission’s decision to postpone the publication of the…

Press conference: EU pesticide reduction under fierce attack

In June 2022, the EU Commission presented a legislative proposal on the “sustainable use of plant protection products” (SUR), which…

Welcome note November 2022

Dear reader,  I am happy to welcome you to this year’s last edition of our newsletter. I am proud to…
24/11/2022
Events

Preview of events

This year’s meeting of companies active in and interested in organic will take a deep-dive into a variety of topics…

‘Way forward in organic plant health care strategies’ Conference, 17-18 November 2022, online

On 17 & 18 November, IFOAM Organics Europe, BÖLW and JKI Institüte organised an online conference on the ‘Way forward…
23/11/2022
Events

Review of events

On 8 July 2022, the first ClieNFarms public policy workshop, organised by IFOAM Organics Europe, took place online. The workshop…
23/11/2022
Events

XXIV Premios Internacionales a la Investigación y Defensa en Producción Ecológica “Andrés Núñez de Prado”

We are happy and proud to announce that the contest “Andrés y Francisco Nuñez de Prado” organized by Nuñez de…
18/11/2022
Events GMOs

GMO-free Europe Event held at the European Parliament to take a stand discuss the European Commission's new NGT legislative proposal

The European Commission announced a new legislative proposal for so-called ‘Novel Genomic Techniques’ in the second quarter of 2023. This…
17/11/2022
Events

Last chance to join organic sector’s signature event for companies involved & interested in organic

This year’s meeting of companies active in and interested in organic will take a deep-dive into a variety of topics…

Representing organic at Bucharest Leaders’ Summit – The role of organic in the EU Green Deal 

On 10 November 2022, our Director Eduardo Cuoco joined the Bucharest Leaders’ Summit via livestream. During a session on sustainable…

Sustainability labels, ”sustainable or not? That’s the question!” 

In the current food environment, labels are crucial to provide consumers with information to help them make the sustainable choice.…

Changes in regulation on recognition of control authorities & bodies for the purpose of import of organic products into the EU

While the EU Organic Regulation 2018/848 has been in force since the start of the year, implementing regulation that specify…

Sustainability labelling for food: one day to understand all about it

The European Commission is expected to reveal their proposal for a Regulation on Substantiating Green Claims based on the Product…
25/10/2022
Soil

Organic movement responds to public consultation on Soil Health Law 

Soil health is a cornerstone of organic farming and common organic farming practices improve actively soil quality. Healthy soils are…

Farmers at the centre of research, innovation & knowledge exchange in TP Organics new study 

Organic living labs and lighthouse farms in Europe is a brand new study by TP Organics, the European technology platform…
13/10/2022
Events GMOs

Save the Date: GMO-Free Europe Event 2022 - 17 November

We invite you to join us for a GMO-free Europe event at the European Parliament to discuss the European Commission’s…

Welcome note September 2022 Newsletter - EU Organic Day and EU Organic Awards

23 September was a day of celebrations! Besides the autumn equinox, it was the second edition of EU Organic Day.…
29/09/2022
Labelling

New position paper on sustainability labelling & the Planet-score

IFOAM Organics Europe published its new position paper on “Sustainability labelling & the Planet-score”. Political context This position paper comes…
29/09/2022
Events

SmartAgriHubs final event: 26-28 September, Lison, Portugal

SmartAgriHubs is coming to an end this year and had its final event in Lisbon from 26 to 28 September.…
28/09/2022
Events

SAVE THE DATE - IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business: 30 November, Brussels, Belgium

On 30th November, IFOAM Organics Europe will organise the 5th edition of IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business. During this event…

Preview of events

This year’s edition of the Organic Innovation Days, the only EU event on organic and agroecological research and innovation, will…
27/09/2022
Events

Organic Innovation Days 2022: 11-12 October, Flanders and Brussels, Belgium

This year’s edition of the Organic Innovation Days, the only EU event on organic and agroecological research and innovation, will…

Celebrating organic practices throughout the supply chain - Winners of the EU Organic Awards

BRUSSELS, 23 SEPTEMBER 2022 – Today, on EU Organic Day, representatives of a pan-European collaboration handed out the first EU…

Watch the EU Organic Awards ceremony, tomorrow 23/9, 10:00

Tomorrow, Friday 23 September, there will be the second edition of the EU Organic Day, established by the European Commission…
21/09/2022
Soil

Public consultation on Soil Health Law is open

The European Commission has opened a public consultation on the Soil Health Law to which everyone can submit feedback until…

20-years of IFOAM Organics Europe in Brussels – Re-live the celebration 

©Chris MarchalTake a look at our Facebook album for more pictures of the event On Wednesday 11 May 2022, more…
09/09/2022
Events

SANA exhibition in Bologna: 8-9 September, Bologna, Italy

Our Director, Eduardo Cuoco, colleagues were at the SANA exhibition in Bologna on 8-9 September to meet our Italian members…
09/09/2022
EU Organic Day

EU Organic Day in two weeks – Join us (online) on 23/9

In two weeks, the European organic movement will have its time to shine at the EU Organic Day. Let’s use…

Early feedback 2023 promotion policies reveal potential decrease in funding for organic products

The Commission’s decision to ringfence budget for organic products within the promotion policies was welcomed by the organic sector as…
06/09/2022
Events

Organic and You(th): Re-imagining the future of food

We are facing a global climate and biodiversity crises and a war in Europe. It seems discouraging. However, at the…

New position paper on nutrition labelling

IFOAM Organics Europe published its new position paper on “Nutrition labelling & Nutri-Score”. This publication comes at a time of…
11/08/2022
Events

Natexpo 2022: Don’t miss the reunion in Lyon! 18-20 September

Natexpo, the international trade show for organic products, is returning to Eurexpo (Lyon) from 18 to 20 September 2022. With…
04/08/2022
Events

TP Organics’ Science Day: 29 July, Nuremberg, Germany

TP Organics’ Science Day 2022 at BIOFACH’s summer edition was dedicated to digital technology for local and small-scale processing. Eduardo…
03/08/2022
Events

BIOFACH’s summer edition: Inspiring sessions and meeting the sector: 26-29 July 2022, Nurimberg, Germany

The most important yearly appointment of the organic movement worldwide, BIOFACH took place again in person on 26-29 July 2022.…
28/07/2022
EU Green Deal

Situation in the Ukrainian organic sector as of July 2022

This is a press release of Organic Initiative on the situation in the Ukrainian organic sector after 5 months of…

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…

Welcome note June 2022 Newsletter

Dear readers, Summer has arrived all over Europe and harvesting season is upon us. Summer mood is not slowing down…

Preview of events

Pesticides threaten our food and farming systems.They kill pollinators like bees, reduce the quality of soils, endanger the health of…

Review of events

We were thrilled, after two years of digital events, to meet again at the 2022 European Organic Congress. Below you find…

IFOAM Organics Europe launches a guideline on the use of Flavourings in Organic Food

One of the new EU Organic Regulation (EU) 2018/848’s novelties is the restriction of the use of natural flavourings in…

EU Organic Day approaches: Share your initiative, we will give it visibility - 23 September 2022

EU Organic Day is just around the corner, and we are looking forward to celebrating its first fully fledged edition…
27/06/2022
Events

Are you under 40 and interested in organic? Join the first European Organic Youth Event 31/8-1/9, Frick, Switzerland

Are you under 40 and active in the organic supply chain? Or have an interest in organic? Get ready as…
24/06/2022
Soil Water

Nature restoration law is published

On 22 June the European Commission published the proposal of a Nature Restoration Law together with the Sustainable Use of…
24/06/2022
Agroecology

Update on EU Research & Innovation Partnerships on Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems

TP Organics, follows the development and implementation of two new European Research & Innovation Partnerships that will be launched in…
 
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