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EDA Position on Contractualisation

EDA submission to AMTF on contractualisation and contractual relations

EDA position on the legal status of former foodstuffs for feed use

It is of major importance that the future guidelines of the COM on ‘former foodstuffs’ and their settlement in the overall picture of hygiene and animal health related laws do support an increased use of animal by-products from the food sector as...

EDA Position Statement against mandatory origin labelling

In light of the current discussions in the European Parliament and some member states on the mandatory country of origin labelling for milk and dairy products EDA would like to reiterate its position that only voluntary origin labelling is an option...

WHAT IS MILK? - Or story of dairy Protected terms

The Common Agricultural Policy was set up to ensure food availability and affordability for the European population. In this framework, dairy products were recognised from the start as being unique in composition and source, being the secretion...

EDA Position Paper on Futures Markets

EDA is analysing the potential of futures markets for the EU dairy sector and their adjustments to the specificities of the European dairy sector...

EDA statement on the outcome of the Agricultural Council of 14 March 2016

We strongly welcome the decision to increase the ceilings for intervention purchasing. Intervention remains the most effective mechanism for stabilising the market and consequently helping to secure cash flow to the sector. Under the current...

Agricultural Markets Task Force – EDA’s view on market transparency

Agricultural Markets Task Force – EDA’s view on market transparency The setting up of the Agricultural Markets Task Force (AMTF) by the EU Commissioner Phil Hogan at the beginning of this year as one of the initiatives taken in this difficult...

EDA raw milk statement Oct.2015

EDA statement following the EFSA opinion on consumption of raw drinking milk of January 2015 EDA acknowledges the EFSA opinion and underlines the importance to distinguish between raw drinking milk as evaluated by EFSA and dairy products made...