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)...

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 Paper on Trademarks

EDA request to exclude trademarks from the draft implementing Regulation on voluntary origin labelling. EDA calls for a consistent evaluation on the relevance and proportionality of the inclusion of trademarks on the voluntary origin...

EDA position on the classification of dairy sites in the context of the BREF FDM

In the context of Food Drink and Milk BREF review, European Dairy Association (EDA) would like to clarify the key issue of the categories of activities operated in dairy installations. This issue had already been mentioned during the Kick-off...

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...