Acrylamide levels in Europe are still dangerously high and relying on industry goodwill to lower them is destined to fail, says an NGO following analysis of previously unseen data released by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Low prices and cheap imports are hitting Italian wheat producers who are declaring 'a wheat war' while MEPs are calling for the Commission to act. But Italy simply cannot produce enough wheat to meet national demands, say manufacturers.
The EU requires almost 270 million hectares of agricultural land to produce its food and almost 40% of this land lies outside Europe. It is unjust, irresponsible and unsustainable, according to a report by Friends of the Earth (FOE).