EU pressed to address meat reduction, plant-based diet in new food policy

The debate on livestock farming has heated up as a coalition of NGOs urged to EU executive to address the issue of reducing meat consumption in the announced Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy. Meanwhile, a Green MEP has filed a parliamentary question asking the Commission to promote the plant-based protein sector too.

In a letter sent on Tuesday (25 February), twenty NGOs called on Commission Vice-president Frans Timmermans and Commissioners Stella Kyriakides, Janusz Wojciechowski and Virginijus Sinkevičius “to explicitly recognise and address the need to reduce and improve the production and consumption of meat, dairy and eggs in the Farm to Fork Strategy.”

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