EDA Press Releases

The EU dairy sector highlights the nutritional value of dairy & refutes the proposed traffic light labelling by ENL

The European Dairy Association (EDA) supports the consumers’ right to be fully informed on the nutritional properties of foods which is one of the legal requirement of the Food Information to Consumers Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011. EDA believes...

“European dairy exports on record track – local roots and global business”

Two weeks after the publication of the update and implementation report of the European Commission’s ‘Trade or All’ strategy, EU Commissioner for Trade, Ms Cecilia Malmström, joins the EDA European Dairy Platform on Friday 29 September 2017 to...

The EU Dairy Sector calls for EP support for the new rules on Total Diet Replacement

The EU dairy sector represented by EDA and supported by EWPA has always backed the new rules on slimming foods/total diet replacement (TDR) proposed by the European Commission, in particular by the new recommended minimum protein content of 75 g/day...

CETA: EDA calls for a fair management of the cheese TRQ

Within weeks from the implementation of the trade pillar of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, the European Dairy Association expresses its concerns regarding the management of the cheese Tariff-Rate Quotas which would...

Simplification should be the focus of today’s and of the future CAP

With today’s Commission’s Conference 'The CAP: Have your say', EDA welcomes the openness of the Commission and the commitment of EU Commissioner Phil Hogan to have a broad discussion on the future of the CAP.

EDA welcomes the political agreement on the EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement

The Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and by the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk have signed today a political agreement, establishing the main elements of the EU-Japan Free...

EDA celebrates the 30th anniversary of the European protection of dairy terms, like “milk” and “butter”

In the EU, milk and dairy products have been legally recognised for decades as unique in their nutritional composition, quality and source, being the secretion from a mammal...

EU Ombudsman reacts to EDA complaint letter on origin labelling

Even though the French and other national decrees on origin labelling substantially violate the provisions of EU Regulation 1169/2011, France has been authorised by the European Commission on 5th July 2016 to test a national technical regulation on...

National decrees on mandatory origin labelling for milk and dairy products

The EU Commission failed to defend the core principles of the Union.

EDA stands against the introduction of national rules on mandatory origin labelling for milk and dairy products

National laws on mandatory origin labelling for milk and dairy products: we urgently call on the EU Commission to defend the core single market principles of the Union.

Joint SNE-EDA statement on Young Child Formulae

Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) and European Dairy Association (EDA) regret the European Commission’s lack of will to adopt specific rules for Young Child Formula

PR EDA | 14 March 2016 – Agricultural Council and the dairy situation

Strengthening the European dairy industry’s competitiveness can help overcome current difficulties and unlock new opportunities, said the European Dairy Association (EDA) this week.

PR EDA | World School Milk Day 30 September 2015

EDA commends the European Commission in its recent package, for highlighting the importance of the School Food scheme and the need for improvements.

PR EDA | EDA's recommendations to Agri ministers for Council meeting 7 September

EDA calls for market orientation, increased market access and internal policy coherence

PR EDA | EDA’s view on the COMAGRI vote of the Nicholson Dairy report

Prospects for the EU Dairy sector- Implementation of the Dairy Package

PR EDA | Publication of COM report on Origin Labelling for milk, dairy and other meats

Origin indications are of high value to the dairy sector, but need to remain voluntary

PR EDA | Dairy Product Environmental Footprint Project

Sustainable Dairy: Dairy Product Environmental Footprint project

PR EDA | MMO 1st Anniversary

EU Dairy: enhanced market transparency – the 1st anniversary of the Milk Market Observatory (MMO)

PR EDA | End of Quota

The end of the EU Milk Quota Regime

PR EDA | Dairy Policy Conference of 18 March 2015

"The dairy industry can be more than confident for the future market development."

PR EDA | New European School Food Scheme

EU dairy industry in favour of administrative simplification, but not at the cost of the Scheme’s efficiency.

PR EDA | “Milk will remain the white gold for the next decade”

“Milk will remain the white gold for the next decade”

PR EDA | WDF 2014 | Nutrition Challenges

PR EDA | WDF 2014 | Nutrition Challenges

Summary Report | EDA World Dairy Forum 2014

Summary Report | EDA World Dairy Forum 2014, 10 October 2014, Stresa

PR EDA | EDA hosts World Dairy Forum 2014 in Stresa, Italy

European Dairy Association (EDA) hosts World Dairy Forum 2014 in Stresa, Italy.