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Green claims: the new EU initiative lacks further promotion of the PEF methodology
The European Dairy Association (EDA) welcomes the publication of the proposal on common criteria for validating green claims in Europe, but regrets to see that the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) is not incentivized as the main method for...
The new CAP: a transforming policy tailored for an evolving world
After an intense and constructive journey of three and a half years, the CAP has been approved by the European Parliament.
The European Union delivers on the CAP Reform
The provisional deal on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will ensure a robust market-oriented future for dairy
Giuseppe Ambrosi becomes the new president of the European Dairy Association
With a wide experience in the European dairy sector, Ambrosi’s focus aims to promote and reinforce the image and reputation of milk and dairy.
France says ‘no’ to food-chauvinism
French mandatory origin labelling decree annulled by French Conseil d'État.
EDA letter on Protection of Dairy Terms
We see that amendment 171 (protection of dairy terms) has fuelled quite some debates and propelled some stakeholders to create and promote misunderstandings, while we appreciate that even those speaking out against the amendment 171 claim today that...
EU-UK future relationship: put pragmatism
The upcoming negotiation rounds on the EU-UK future relationship will determine the future of the European and UK dairy sectors.
ECJ case C-485/18
EU institutions defend Single Market against Mandatory National Origin Labelling
Leadership hand-over in the European Whey Processors Association (EWPA)
After 25 dedicated and successful years at the service in and for the European ‘lactopshère’, the deputy secretary general of EDA (European Dairy Association) and secretary general of EWPA (European Whey Processors Association), Bénédicte Masure...
The European Farm-to-Fork strategy
Milk & dairy, nutritious food and sustainable agri-food systems...
COVID19 – vital importance of functioning milk & dairy supply lines
In a letter to the competent services of the European Commission, the 27 EU Member States and the United Kingdom, EDA underlined the critical importance of keeping milk & dairy supply lines open across Europe and across borders.
The dairy industry presents its key demands for the future EU-UK relationship
The development of the European “lactosphère”, supported by opportunities offered by the EU Single Market, has been a unique success story. EDA and our member DairyUK want to build on this success.
The Dairy Sector and the EU Green Deal
The new European Commission presented the ‘European Green Deal’, the EU flagship initiative with the objective to transform Europe and shape the future of our continent and our industry.
European cheese and dairy - a collateral damage of an air-born fight
WTO DS316 (large civil aircraft) and retaliatory U.S. tariffs on European cheeses...
Dairy association call on G20 leaders to support the WTO
Dairy Associations representing the majority of global trade in dairy products are calling on G20 Ministers to prioritise maintaining, reforming and reinvigorating the multilateral rules-based trading system.
EU Protein Strategy and the dairy sector
The European Dairy Association (EDA), the voice of the milk processing industry across Europe, has conducted, together with IFCN, a study on the EU protein balance sheet for dairy to complete the official ‘EU Protein Balance Sheet (PBS)’, in the...
EDA publishes its new Guidelines for the Protection of Dairy Terms
Following the publication of the sectorial Guidelines for the voluntary indication of the origin of dairy products, the European Dairy Association (EDA) is proud to issue today its new sectorial Guidelines on the principles and enforcement of the...
New EU Dairy guidelines on Voluntary Origin Labelling released
The European Dairy Association (EDA) is proud to issue today its sectorial Guidelines for the voluntary indication of the origin of dairy products.
EDA regrets the direction taken by the European Parliament Committee on Agriculture in today’s vote on MEP Herbert Dorfmann’s report.
The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) measures are of great importance to the functioning of our dairy chain and hence for the whole dairy industry, the most important agricultural sector in Europe, present in all EU Member States. EDA regrets the...
"The New Policy Framework for European Dairy"
IDM, March 2022