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! read more

"The Hungermakers"

How Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Other Financial Institutions are Speculating With Food at the Expense of the Poorest.

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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 Berlin and Amsterdam. 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.