A Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system: opening statements


Parliament present plans on how Europe can produce healthier food while ensuring food security, a fair income for farmers and reducing agriculture’s environmental footprint. Opening statements by Anja HAZEKAMP (The Left, NL) and Herbert DORFMANN (EPP, IT), co-rapporteurs, Paolo DE CASTRO (S&D,IT), Stella KYRIAKIDES, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Benoît BITEAU (Greens/EFA, FR); Claude GRUFFAT (Greens/EFA, FR) and Izaskun BILBAO BARANDICA (Renew, ES). MEPs are expected to welcome the Farm to Fork strategy, presented by the Commission in May 2020, while underlining the importance of producing healthy, animal friendly, high quality and affordable diets to European consumers. They are expected to demand that farmers must earn a fair share of the profit from sustainably produced food. This transcription is a result of an automatic process. Please check against delivery.

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