Protest in Brussels

In Brussels, foodwatch activists handed over an open letter and protested in front of the European Commission building. foodwatch accuses EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker of large-scale failings in health and consumer protection.

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Protest in Brussels

In Brussels, foodwatch activists handed over an open letter and protested in front of the European Commission building. foodwatch accuses EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker of large-scale failings in health and consumer protection.

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What is foodwatch?

foodwatch is a non-profit campaigning organization that fights for safe, healthy and affordable food for all people. We give consumers a loud voice, speak up for transparency in the food sector and defend our right to food that harms neither people,  nor the environment. foodwatch has offices in France, Germany and the Netherlands.  more


 

 

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12-10-2018

"Deception, Fraud, Lies"

They pay no taxes, harm the environment, and influence legislative procedures - global corporations often do it legally. In his interview with the German newsmagazine „Der Spiegel“, Thilo Bode talks about his latest book „Die Diktatur der Konzerne“ (Dictatorship of the corporations). He denounces the power of corporations, who in his opinion control politics. He sees a failing democracy and is counting on public resistance. Thilo Bode shows the whole picture of the new „dictatorship of the corporations“, in whose stranglehold we citizens increasingly come across - and what we can do about it.

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Campaigns

Shortcomings in transparency and food safety

Although European food legislation provides explicitly for the protection of human health through the prevention of health hazards, fraud and deception, this policy has not been translated into legal practice. 

Sugar, fat, salt: When food causes disease

The number of children, teenagers and adults who are overweight or obese has increased dramatically over recent decades. The main reason for this: the food environment has changed dramatically.

Misleading product labelling

Fruit yogurts with no fruit, miracle-health products with dangerous side effects: when it comes to packaged foods, misleading information is not the exception but the rule.  

 
International News
from Germany
12-10-2018 Newsletter Wer kann das noch rechtfertigen? Mehr
from the netherlands
11-10-2018 Misleidende marketing Vrijbrief NVWA aan misleidende voedselfabrikanten Lees Meer
from France
09-10-2018 Communiques de presse Plainte Lactalis : l’ouverture d’une information judiciaire est une bonne nouvelle, d’après foodwatch Lire