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Speculation with foodstuffs

By betting on commodity prices, banks are driving up food prices and exacerbating world hunger. The global practice of gambling on commodities must be stopped!

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Traffic light labels

How much fat, sugar or salt does a product have? Owing to insufficient information and confusing portion sizes, these questions are often not very easy to answer. But there is a solution to this situation: the traffic light!

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Who is foodwatch?

foodwatch is an independent, non-profit organisation that exposes food-industry practices that are not in the interests of consumers. foodwatch fights for the right of consumers to know exactly what they are buying and to enjoy good food that is healthy and uncontaminated.

foodwatch was founded in 2002 in Germany by former Greenpeace director Thilo Bode and has offices in BerlinAmsterdam and Paris. Its mission is to build a strong, European campaign organisation that is represented in all major EU Member States and that provides consumer-focused input into European legislative processes, advocating for more consumer rights.

CETA Leak: foodwatch publishes secret negotiating mandate

The previously undisclosed EU negotiating mandate for the CETA agreement with Canada has been published by foodwatch. This means that, following the publication of the mandate for the trade agreement between the EU and US (TTIP), another key document for the planned free-trade areas has been made available to the public (01.10.2015).

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