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Subcommittee meeting and consumer protection

8 maja 2024

On 7 May we took part in a meeting of the standing sub-committee on farm animal welfare and the protection of animal production in Poland and combating infectious animal diseases. We called for ambitious and determined protection of the interests of people, citizens, consumers and their taxes from unhealthy, unsustainable food, pandemics, zoonoses, antibiotic resistance, diet-related diseases and misinformation on the origin of […]

Fish feel pain

3 maja 2024

Join us for the next Future Food 4 Climate event: Fish as sentient beings. The impact of fish farming on climate and biodiversity. The meeting aims to broaden the debate on fish as sentient beings and the impact of fish farming on climate and biodiversity. The debate will be attended by Prof. Joanna Handerek, Prof. Dorota Probucka, Monika Konieczna and Ewa Wantuch. During the debate, […]

From live transport to … fork. AGRI Ministry consultation

30 kwietnia 2024

Green REV Institute has submitted a position paper on the EU regulation on the protection of animals during transport to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.„It is not possible to analyze the direct aspects of live animal transport alone without considering the context of the animal agriculture sector’s operations – from the impact on the climate, the environment, risks to food safety […]

May. Green films & debates in Krakow

29 kwietnia 2024

We are speeding up! In May we see you in Krakow for 2 debates on food and farmed animals, as well as shows Dining on Despair and The Vegan Business Talks The Design Pharmacy has a program strand planned for the second quarter. „Sustainable Development,” referring to a UN resolution that includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals for the world. This time we will take a look at the second, […]

Violence against women and animal abuse. Groundbreaking EU legislation

24 kwietnia 2024

On April 24 of this year. The European Parliament voted a Directive on combating violence against women and domestic violence. This is the first EU legislation against gender-based violence and a great success of this parliamentary term. Dr. Sylwia Spurek, MEP 2019-2024, as the only rapporteur of the draft Directive from Poland, fought for the Directive’s regulations to be as comprehensive and progressive as possible, […]

EU Fight over Nature Restoration Law

23 kwietnia 2024

Ahead of the country’s European elections, conflicting opinions on the Nature Restoration Law, are emerging even in Belgium, which holds the EU presidency. Via Politico.eu: ” In recent weeks, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo has criticized the legislation, calling it a „bad law.” He has also previously advocated a „pause” on new EU green and climate legislation. Conflicting views on the future of the Green […]

Last chance vote for Common Agricultural Policy

22 kwietnia 2024

The European Parliament is set to vote on changes to the Common Agricultural Policy , April 25, 2024, as part of the last plenary session of the 2019-2024 term. The changes and weakening of the Common Agricultural Policy’s provisions in the areas of climate protection, biodiversity, soil protection and natural resources are the result of the European Commission’s decision of […]

prof. Marcin Wiącek for plant based meals! #PlantBasedSchool

19 kwietnia 2024

Ombudsperson Professor Marcin Wiącek has appealed to Health Minister Izabela Leszczyny regarding detailed requirements for collective nutrition in hospitals and broadly defined educational institutions. We have been intervening on meals in hospitals for a long time, REV’s appeal to the Ministry of Health has been supported by more than 40 organizations and people from the scientific community. The Ombudsperson’s speech shows that institutions […]

VAT – fiscal policy for healthy food

17 kwietnia 2024

Together with the Our Ombudsperson Initiative, we are writing to Prime Minister Donald Tusk, Minister of Health Izabela Leszczyna and Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy Agnieszka Dziemianowicz-Bąk regarding the end of VAT reductions on basic food products. „The decision on the goods and services tax should be made by decision-makers, politicians and politicians after a fair and transparent analysis and […]

Common Agricultural Policy – Call to action to MEPs

16 kwietnia 2024

On April 22-25, 2024, during the last plenary session of the European Parliament, there will be a vote that will decide whether we will have access to healthy, wholesome food. If this issue is important to you, send a message to MEPs. We have prepared a campaign with Democracy Action so that we can act now, even before the vote. We are calling for opposition to the proposed […]