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marzo 2021

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European Commission faces pressure el equipo legally binding targets to tackle food waste scandal.

Los EU wastes more food than it importes, damaging EU food security a través de el coste-of-living crisis, espectáculos en New report from environmental organizacion Retroalimentación EU published today . En 2021, the EU importad por lo menos 138 million tonnes of agricultural products, costing €150 billion . Transcurrido un tiempo, el estudio ‘No Time to Waste’, apoyado en el mosto up-to-date sources, estimados que las EU wastes 153.5 millón tonnes of food each year. Este figure es nearly double previous estimates, transporta a better availability of data en food wasted on farms. Official EU figuras still excluye mosto on-farm food waste from EU member state measurement and reporting. Food waste costos EU businesses y households an estimated €143 billion en year y causas en least 6% de los EU’s total greenhouse gas emisiones . En estimada el 20% de los artículos de EU food es currently wasted . Halving EU food waste by 2030 could save 4.7 million hectares of agricultural land. In light of this food waste scandal, international movement of 43 organizations from 20 EU countries issued today a joint statement  calling donde EU introduce legalmente binding targets for members states to cut EU food waste from farm to fork by 50% con scope y review extending reporting to cover all on-farm food waste. Las firmas tienen dentro NGOs Retroalimentación EU, European Environmental Bureau and Zero Waste Europe, food waste businesss Too Good to Go and OLIO, y integrantes de la EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste – EU’s official advisory body on food waste. El Commission es para la iniciativa por legalmente binding food waste targets for EU member states later this year, with formal adoption by 2023 . Negotiaciones se European Parliament and Council will then escoge on the ultimate targets. En el momento en que adopte, este es la primera legislación de este género en el planeta. Frank Mechielsen, Executive Directivo en Retroalimentación EU said: “En el momento de llevar a cabo high food prices ahora coste-of-living crisis, yte escándalo that the EU es probablemente throwing away more food than it’s importing. USA en este momento tiene un sinnúmero de chances para siete legalmente binding targets para sus foods waste from farm to fork by 2030 to tackle climate change and improve food security. Setting targets lower than 50% would be planning to fail to meet Sustainable Development Goal 12.3. Es critical que los targets tienen dentro las compañías a las compañías y las compañías de servicio de servicio – en el momento en que los límites de EU son los que retail y consumir food waste, el estudio finds que a lo largo de 48-76% total EU food waste wou leave most businesses causing food waste in supply chains unaccountable for food waste reduction.” Piotr Barczak, Senior Policy Officer en European Environmental Bureau, said: “All EU countries ha committed por food waste with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. However, por mes ten years later, they have not achieved bastante, and our economies still generado impresionantemente high amounts of food waste. La EU es urgentemente incluida las mevesures en la EU Waste Directives en el momento de cuero food durante la supply chain – incluye producción processing and food services.”

Martin Häusling, integrante del European Parliament and agricultural policy spokesman for the Greens/European Free Alliance (EFA) group, said: “European Commission has committed por food waste by 2030. However, it to goals sin ensuring las achievement with concrete legislative propons, which need to be drafted by European Commission in the upcoming months. Sus resoluciones en el farmacéutico en el fork strategy, el European Parliament made it clear that levers such as revising el best-before date must be approached in ambitious manner. De nuevo precisan binding tarjetas en every tage of supply chain to achieve la precisa food waste reduction.”

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