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Summary Food Law

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- Food Law
- 2021 - 2022
- Wageningen University (Wageningen University, Wageningen)
- Food Quality Management
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  • A brief introduction to legal thinking, law and science

  • Which EU institutions exits, and what is their respective role?
    • The European Parliament 
      • Voice of the people
    • The European Council 
      • Voice of member states
    • The European Commission
      • Promoting the common interest 
  • What are the 3 soucres of EU food law?
    • EU Treaties
    • General Food Law
    • Specific Legislation 
  • What are the 4 goal of European Counsil?

    • protecting citizens and freedoms
    • developing a strong and vibrant economic base

    • promoting European interests and values on the global stage
    • building a climate-neutral, green, fair and social Europe 
  • What is EU Green Deal?
    • Strategy for sustainable growth
    • Aims:
      • Become climate neutral by 2050
      • Protect life of human, animal and plants, by cutting pollution
      • Help companies to become leader in world in clean products and tech
      • Help ensure a just and inclusive transition 
  • What is main message Farm to Fork Strategy?

    setting the stage for a truly integrated and effective sustainable food system strategy
  • What are big challenges for the Farm to Fork Strategy?

    Big Challenges...
    • Make sure Europeans have access to healthy, affordable and sustainable food
    • Tackle climate change

    • Protect the environment and preserve biodiversity

    • Ensure fair economic return in food chain

    • Increase organic farming
  • What are the objectives of Farm to Fork Strategy?

    • Reduce the use of chemical and hazardous pesticides in agriculture by 50%

    • Reduce nutrient losses by at least 50%, while ensuring no deterioration on soil fertility, reduce fertilizer use by at least 20%

    • Reduce by 50% the sales of antimicrobials for farmed animals and in aquaculture

    • Enhance the development of EU organic farming (25 % of total farmland)
  • What are examples of Farm to fork Strategy?
    • Food labeling 
    • Reduce food lost and waste 
    • Ensure sustainable food production
    • Stimulate sustainable food, processing, wholesale, retail, hospitality and food services 
  • What is the inconsistency of Farm to fork Strategy?

    There is an inconsistency between policy’s objectives and legal proposals
    • many sectors have been left out (e.g. biotech)
  • Introduction to EU substantive law

  • How does internal market ( trade) law works?

    ban on quantitative restrictions and
    customs levies and measures of equivalent effect
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