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EDA position on EU Product Policy and potential applications of the Environmental Footprint methods

EDA supports the use of a common method to measure and communicate the environmental performances of products. The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) methodology is the tool to establish such harmonised approach.

EDA position on potential policy applications of the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) methodology

EDA supports the use of a common method for measuring and communicating environmental performance. The PEF method as it stands now is a good methodology for improvement calculation over time and internal assessment, as well as business-level...

EDA position on the proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment

While the dairy sector supports the overarching goal of reducing plastic marine litter, we question the consistency of the Directive with the current EU policy framework for packaging, and we advocate for the exclusion of dairy products form the...

UK Brexit White Paper

EDA letter to COREPER

EDA comments on the EU Commission proposal for a revised Drinking Water Directive (DWD)

The European Dairy Association (EDA) welcomes the European Commission proposal for a revised Drinking Water Directive (DWD). For the dairy industry water is an essential resource, and safe food is based on safe water. At the same time the dairy...

EDA comments on draft DG SANTE implementing act on rules for voluntary origin labelling

EDA in principle welcomes the new version of the draft Implementing Regulation on rules for voluntary origin labelling (version published for public consultation from 4 January - 1 February 2018), especially because trademarks and geographical...

Simplifying and Modernising the CAP

Competitivity in Agricultural Production

Public procurement of food for health: technical report on the school setting’

EDA comments on the Maltese Presidency’s and Commission’s draft proposal on ‘Public procurement of food for health: technical report on the school setting’

EDA Position Paper on LULUCF and the ESR-proposals for the EU 2030 climate framework

The European Dairy Association (EDA) urges the consideration of a land-use sector pillar in the ESR-proposal and for future LULUCF reforms.

EDA position on the European Commission’s draft guidelines for use of former foodstuff as feed

EDA appreciates the overall idea conveyed by the newly issued draft Commission guidelines for use of former foodstuff as feed and what appears to be its general outcome, i.e. that former foodstuffs which fall under the Animal by-products (ABP)...