Last Thursday, MPs adopted upon first review an environmental draft bill, titled “Detox,” aimed at encouraging manufacturers to replace the most toxic chemical substances with less hazardous ones. (Article in French)
To promote “eating local” in public cafeterias, the lower house of the French Parliament unanimously voted Thursday to adopt an environmental draft bill aimed at having 40% of public food service products come from sustainable, local, and seasonal farming by 2020. (Article in French)
An ecology bill has been adopted by MPs in committee aimed at developing local consumption of food products. (Article in French)
The Senate’s Commission on Economic Affairs announced its decision to seize control of the Competition Authority concerning the price war between large retailers, at the detriment of the food industry. (Article in French)
(French) A quelques jours du scrutin des élections européennes, on n’a pas franchement été noyés d’informations et encore moins d’idées, liées à l’importance de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation dans les enjeux européens.