Reports Archive

Wednesday, 29th June 2011

The Windsor Declaration: Key Principles for CFP Reform

The European Parliament's ECR group debated and ratified its proposals for the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy in Windsor on 29 June 2011. The following is the final text of The Windsor Declaration:

Friday, 24th June 2011

Briefing - You Are What You Eat

I. You Are What You Eat

What do we know about the food we eat?

In the EU and the UK, laws on mandatory food labels have been put in place in order to enable consumers to make informed choices about the food they eat.

Nevertheless, while people may become aware that some foods are unhealthy they often still choose to consume them for cost and availability-related reasons, unaware of the grave diseases unhealthy nutrition practices may lead to. For example, according to Tim Smith, Food Standards Agency Chief Executive: