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Veggie burger can stay

Das Europäische Parlament hat am Freitag für die Ablehnung des „Veggie-Burger-Verbots“ gestimmt. Das Verbot hätte die Verwendung von Bezeichnungen wie „Burger“ und „Wurst“ für pflanzliche Produkte eingeschränkt, die typischerweise mit Fleischprodukten in Verbindung gebracht werden. Die Europaabgeordneten haben jedoch dafür gestimmt, die Verwendung von beschreibenden Begriffen wie „Art Joghurt“ und „Käsealternative“ für pflanzliche Milchprodukte zu verbieten. Begriffe wie „Mandelmilch“ und „veganer Käse“ sind in der Europäischen Union bereits verboten...

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Fresh poultry Claus sets standards in times of Corona

The poultry supplier from Westerstede is setting an example for more responsibility and better working conditions. All employees who were previously employed within the framework of contracts for work, e.g. with temporary employment agencies, are now employed directly by the family company from Ammerland with a permanent contract ...

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Shopping with the Nutri-Score

Many people resolve to buy groceries more consciously and in a more balanced way. But: who really takes the time to do this? Around half of consumers don't even spend a second making a purchase decision within a range ...

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First corona case at butcher Reinert

"Versmold-Loxten. At the private butcher's shop Reinert in Versmold-Loxten, an employee from production tested positive for the corona virus last week. Uwe Kohrs confirmed this on Monday when asked. As the company spokesman also reported, ten other colleagues were left Quarantined on the same shift as a precaution ... "

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New BASELINE direct film printer series from MULTIVAC

In the second half of 2020, MULTIVAC launched a new series of BASELINE direct film printers for the lower and medium performance range of thermoforming packaging machines. The cost-efficient entry-level models of the BASELINE DP 110/130 series are characterized by a space-saving design, optimal hygienic properties and a high degree of flexibility in terms of printing technology ...

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ASP: Animal protection also guaranteed in restricted areas

On the initiative of the Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture, Julia Klöckner, it was achieved that there are now slaughter options: The Ministry (BMEL) has completed the procedure required for this at the European Commission. This not only serves animal welfare, but also relieves the animal owners in the affected areas ...

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EU votes on veggie burger ban on Tuesday

The European Parliament will vote on 20 October 2020 on a bill that would prohibit manufacturers from using terms such as "burger" and "sausage" as well as terms such as "yogurt type" and "cheese alternative" for vegetarian and vegan products. Resistance to the proposed ban is growing day by day, supported by a petition that has now received more than 150.000 signatures. The petition launched by ProVeg will be served on MEPs before the vote on Tuesday 20th October ...

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The goal is sustainable food production

The European Union has set itself the goal of establishing and further developing a future-proof and sustainable food system. Animal husbandry is on the way to success. FAO statistics show that since the 1960s, livestock emissions have already halved due to the switch to more specialized livestock systems ...

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PHW Group introduces new plant-based food brand

100% contemporary enjoyment based on valuable vegetable protein - this is what the new range from Green Legend stands for. From October 1st, the PHW Group will be offering five vegan sausage products as well as six meat and fish alternatives for the fresh sector based on plants. The family business from Lower Saxony aims to target flexitarians who consciously turn to vegetable alternatives instead of meat or fish from time to time

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Starting shot for the Nutri-Score in Germany

In Germany, it will be possible from November 2020 to show the Nutri-Score, a simplified, color-highlighted representation of the nutritional quality of food, on the label. On October 9, 2020, the Federal Council approved an ordinance of the federal government that will enable food companies to use the Nutri-Score in a legally secure manner in future ...

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Green light for resumption of operations in Sögel

The green light for the continued operation of the Weidemark site in Sögel: After intensive and good discussions with the Emsland district, the authority accepted and accepted the submitted hygiene concept on Sunday. This means that work at the site can be resumed on Monday ...

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