Europe wastes about 90 million tonnes of food a year. they’re determined to take a bite out of that number by tackling those confusing “Best Before” dates.
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The European Parliament voted this month to overhaul the European Union’s fisheries policy. The new plans – which are not fully adopted yet – rely on scientific data to determine sustainable levels of catching each species of fish.
The European Commission has unveiled plans to allow the production of GM crops in certain member countries. Both sides of this controversial issue are critical of the decision, but it seems like a win for GM companies and supporters more than anyone else.
The European Union has traditionally been more cautious of genetically-modified (GM) foods than the rest of us. They require more scientific study than other food safety organizations before approving individual seeds and ban a significant number of GM seeds as well. This stands in stark contrast to U.S. policies that encourage GM crop growing through […]