Europe, Europe19.11.2018 Editor
The German brewery Neumarkter Lammsbräu has issued a warning to the Danone Group. Because its mineral water subsidiary Volvic advertises its water with the terms "Naturally organic" and "Premium mineral water in organic quality".
Europe, Europe14.11.2018 Editor
The winners of the 2018 Sustainable Beauty Awards were announced at a dedicated reception in Paris a few days ago.
Europe, Europe12.11.2018 Leo Frühschütz
Scientists from biotech research institutions in Europe are calling for European genetic engineering legislation to be amended and GM plants to be exempted from its approval regulations. However, their demand encounters resistance.
Europe, Europe09.11.2018 Leo Frühschütz
The EU Directorate General for Health and Food Safety inspected Romania's eco-control system in April. The audit report now published confirms Romania's progress, but still criticises many details.
Europe, Europe08.11.2018 Karin Heinze
On 30th October, IFOAM EU’s event format “IFOAM EU meets business” had a successful premiere. The event aims at bringing together organic companies and companies involved or interested in organic trade.
Europe, Europe05.11.2018 Leo Frühschütz
In June this year, the competent EU Directorate General inspected a control agency operating in Ukraine. The audit report now published confirms progress made by the inspection body, but accuses it of living a "culture of leniency" with regard to infringements.
Europe, Europe01.11.2018 Editor
Next week, the tenth European Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will be hosted in Paris from 5-7th November. Registrations are still open for interested parties.
Europe, Europe30.10.2018 Horst Fiedler
For all those who want to offer unpacked goods in their shop, grain mill manufacturer Hawos has developed glass silos. They offer advantages over frequently used plastic silos.
Europe, Europe25.10.2018 Leo Frühschütz
Glycerin, E 551, E 476, sodium hydroxide, potassium polyaspartate and E 965: EGTOP, the EU Commission's advisors on organic food issues, give their opinion on additive applications.
Europe, Europe24.10.2018 Editor
On 30th October 2018, IFOAM EU, its Interest Group of Organic Processors and Traders (IGOP) and food companies will meet in Brussels at „IFOAM EU meets business – bringing the organic food industry together“.
Europe, Europe23.10.2018 Leo Frühschütz
The detailed provisions of the new EU Organic Regulation in the poultry sector will be more detailed and cover more areas than before. However, organic farms with 30,000 or more laying hens remain possible.
Europe, Europe18.10.2018 Editor
In a press release, Ecovia Intelligence announced the finalists of the 2018 Sustainable Beauty Awards, which will be co-hosted alongside the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe on 6th November.
Europe, Europe09.10.2018 Rebecca Sandbichler
At the 12th European Organic Congress organic stakeholders could have patted themselves on the back with complacency. Instead, the participants discussed fairness, honest prices and the CAP.
Europe, Europe08.10.2018 Leo Frühschütz
What if? A study by the French IDDR Institute shows the positive consequences of an agro-ecological restructuring of European agriculture up to 2050.
Europe, Europe05.10.2018 Leo Frühschütz
The Office of the European Union for Intellectual Property has deleted the EU organic label as a company trademark. Sounds strange – because it is emblazoned on every organic food in the EU after all.
Europe, Europe25.09.2018 Editor
On 5-7th November 2018, the 10th European Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will be hosted in Paris, France. The summit comprises four dedicated sessions and a workshop.
Europe, Europe24.09.2018 Editor
Sonett is converting its product certifications for detergents and cosmetics. "The transition will be smooth", announces Managing Director Beate Oberdorfer.
Europe, Europe21.09.2018 Editor
The European network Pesticide Free Towns invites interested parties to its conference on “European policies, local strategies and future”, which will take place on 27th September at the European Parliament.
Europe, Europe17.09.2018 Editor
On 6th November 2018, Ecovia Intelligence will co-host the Sustainable Beauty Awards Reception alongside the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in Paris. Entries for the contest are still open until 22nd September.
Europe, Europe11.09.2018 Leo Frühschütz
The Turkish Lira lost value rapidly in the last months. Organic-market.info has asked what effects this has on organic imports from Turkey.
Europe, Europe10.09.2018 Jochen Bettzieche
Triodos, the Dutch sustainability bank, joins Crowdinvesting in Germany: Triodos Sustainable Finance Foundation acquired around 20% of the platform Bettervest.
Europe, Europe05.09.2018 Editor
From 25th - 26th September, the 12th European Organic Congress will place in Vienna. Registration for the congress is still open until 15th September.
Europe, Europe28.08.2018 Editor
TP Organics calls for innovations in order to compile solutions contributing to the transformation of European food & farming systems based on organic and agroecological principles.
Europe, Europe23.08.2018 Leo Frühschütz
In January 2018, the auditors of the EU Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety reviewed a control body operating in the Dominican Republic. By their criticism, they overshoot the mark.
Europe, Europe17.08.2018 Editor
Fruit growing, animal husbandry, processing: European research into organic farming is being continued with the Core Organic Cofund programme. Seven of the eleven projects are funded by the German Government's organic and sustainability programme BÖLN.