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  • Smart Waste Portugal (Portugal)
    4 April 2019 Other
    Smart Waste Portugal (Portugal)

    Our contribution to the Commisssion Delegated Decision about establishing a common methodology and minimum quality requirements for the uniform measurement of levelsof food waste generated in Member States, that supplementing Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards a common methodology and minimum quality requirements for the uniform measurement of levels of food waste generated in Member States

  • France Nature Environnement (France)
    4 April 2019 Environmental organisation
    France Nature Environnement (France)

    We commend the Commission’s recognition of food waste as an urgent issue which needs to be addressed to ensure environmental sustainability – and the obligation on member states to measure food waste is an excellent step in this direction. However, we are concerned that food that is ploughed back in or left to rot in fields has been excluded from EU measurement. Between 11-34% of EU’s food waste occurs at primary production level, and the...

  • Confederazione Nazionale Coldiretti (Italy)
    4 Aprile 2019 Company/business organisation
    Confederazione Nazionale Coldiretti (Italy)

    CONTESTO DELL'ATTO DELEGATO In generale, vengono utilizzate espressioni che affermano, con una presunzione assoluta, che dalla produzione primaria (tra le altre attività) si generano spreco alimentare e impatto ambientale. Diversamente, bisogna precisare che impatto e spreco non sono automaticamente riconducibili alla produzione primaria, ma sono legati a comportamenti non virtuosi e non sostenibili. Nel dettaglio: - Occorre modificare la...

  • FoodDrinkEurope (Belgium)
    4 April 2019 Business association
    FoodDrinkEurope (Belgium)

    FoodDrinkEurope’s answer to the EC public consultation on Food Waste measurement FoodDrinkEurope is firmly committed to supporting the implementation of the UN SDG 12.3 to halve food waste by 2030 and is an active member of the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste. In this context, we warmly welcome the Commission’s draft delegated act on food waste measurement, alongside its accompanying document. We however have proposals for...

  • Slow Food (Italy)
    4 April 2019 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Slow Food (Italy)

    We support the Commission’s recognition of food waste as an urgent issue which needs to be addressed to ensure environmental sustainability – and the obligation on member states to measure food waste is an excellent step in this direction. However, there is more to food waste than what the current definition includes. We are concerned that food that is ploughed back in, or left to rot in fields has been excluded from EU measurement. Harvest...

  • Europatat (Belgium)
    4 April 2019 Business association
    Europatat (Belgium)

    Contribution to the consultation on the draft delegated act on food waste measurement.

  • Freshfel (Belgium)
    4 April 2019 Business association
    Freshfel (Belgium)

    A reply to the consultation on the draft of the delegated act on food waste measurement

  • HOTREC (Belgium)
    4 April 2019 Business association
    HOTREC (Belgium)

    HOTREC is the umbrella association representing the European hospitality sector (hotels, restaurants, bars, cafés and similar establishments), a sector made of 2 million businesses providing 11,9 million jobs and a key component of the food chain. As a member of the EU platform on food losses and food waste, HOTREC participated to the various exchanges of views held within the EU platform on the outline of the EU methodology. Overall, HOTREC...

  • Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Europe (Belgium)
    4 April 2019 Environmental organisation
    Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Europe (Belgium)

    As a stakeholder of the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste, Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Europe recognises that food waste is a global problem. One that needs to be addressed to advance social justice, build community wealth, fulfil food and nutrition needs, and ensure environmental sustainability. For this reason, we welcome this consultation and the ambition to work towards a methodology to measure food waste along the food supply...

  • EuroCommerce (Belgium)
    4 April 2019 Business association
    EuroCommerce (Belgium)

    EuroCommerce welcomes the opportunity to comment on this important initiative. Measuring food waste is key for retailers and wholesalers in order to set adequate KPIs. First of all, we would like to thank the European Commission for the open discussion and consultation of stakeholders on this topic in the context of the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste. In our view, this draft proposes a pragmatic and balanced approach to measuring...

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