The provision of safe, nutritious, high quality and affordable food to Europe’s consumers is the central objective of EU policy, which covers all stages of the EU food supply chain, “from farm to fork”. Its standards and requirements aim to ensure a high level of food safety and nutrition within an efficient, competitive, sustainable and innovative global market.
However, a series of emerging challenges and risks could put the currently successful European food system under severe stress. These challenges include:
Foresight analysis on “Delivering on EU Food Safety and Nutrition in 2050 – Scenarios of future change and policy responses” is a first step of the Directorate-General for Health and Consumers’ Foresight Project for future food policy development.
The project aims to provide insight and guidance for future policy-making and the research which underpins EU policy in this area by identifying the:
Click here to read the report: Foresight analysis on “Delivering on EU Food Safety and Nutrition in 2050 – Scenarios of future change and policy responses”