Stop Coca-Cola as sponsor of the EU!

Coca-Cola is 'platinum partner' of the EU Presidency. What influence does this have on political decisions? We say: The blatant lobbying, sponsorship and influence of the food industry must stop! foodwatch has started a petition in France, Germany and The Netherlands. Join the demand to ban the Coca-Cola’s of this world at the heart of the European politics!

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Stop Coca-Cola as sponsor of the EU!

Coca-Cola is 'platinum partner' of the EU Presidency. What influence does this have on political decisions? We say: The blatant lobbying, sponsorship and influence of the food industry must stop! foodwatch has started a petition in France, Germany and the Netherlands. Join the demand to ban the Coca-Cola’s of this world at the heart of the European politics!

Petition in French »

Petition in German »

Petition in Dutch »

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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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26-02-2019

foodwatch demands end of EU-presidency partnership with Coca-Cola

foodwatch strongly criticizes Coca-Cola's partnership with the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. In an open letter foodwatch called on the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and the Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă, to immediately stop Coca-Cola's partnership with the Romanian EU-Presidency.

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05-12-2018

Consumers vote Coca-Cola’s “Smartwater” the most audacious advertising lie of the year - foodwatch Germany protest at company headquarters in Berlin

Coca-Cola receives the mocking award “Golden Windbag”: In an online vote by the consumer organisation foodwatch, almost a third of the 70,000 participants voted “Smartwater” the most audacious advertising lie of the year. The criticism: contrary to what Coca-Cola suggests, “Smartwater” is no better than conventional mineral water - but costs up to seven times as much. The beverage company refers to an allegedly “from clouds inspired” manufacturing method.

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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 France
21-03-2019 Communiques de presse Détox, anticancer, énergie, minceur, bonne nuit, anticholestérol… Toutes les promesses santé ne sont pas bonnes à avaler, prévient foodwatch Lire
from Germany
19-03-2019 Ampelkennzeichnung So entlarvt die Nutri-Score-Ampel ungesunde Produkte Mehr
from the netherlands
19-03-2019 Energy Drinks Ruime meerderheid wil leeftijdsgrens energiedranken Lees Meer

„Deception, Fraud, Lies“

They pay no taxes, harm the environment, and influence legislative procedures - global corporations often do this 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).

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