About the topic
Although the availability of food is not a major concern in Europe, ensuring a sustainable, safe, affordable and nutritious supply of food is a challenge.
Advice on how to deliver an inclusive, fair and timely transition towards a sustainable food system in Europe, delivering health, environmental and socioeconomic benefits was published in March 2020, and will inform the Commission’s forthcoming Farm to Fork strategy for Sustainable Food.
Advice and related documents
- Scientific opinion - Sustainable food system (March 2020) informed by SAPEA Evidence Review Report (March 2020)
- Summary - Sustainable food system (March 2020)
- Letter to Commissioner Gabriel by the Chair of the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors – Rolf Heuer - Sustainable food system (March 2020)
- Updated scoping paper - Sustainable food system (September 2019) the initial scoping paper (January 2019)
- Scoping review report - Sustainable food system (February 2019)
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