On August 17, 2021, the European Commission (EC) approved seven genetically engineered (GE) crops (3 corn, 2 soybean, 1 rapeseed, and 1 cotton) and renewed the authorizations for two corn and one rapeseed crop used for food and animal feed.
On April 29, 2021, the European Commission published a report titled, “Study on the status of new genomic techniques under Union law and in light of the Court of Justice ruling in Case C-528/16.”
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European Union: EU Green Deal - April 2021 Update

This quarterly report covers January through March 2021 and provides details on the status of the EU Green Deal objectives and strategies including the Farm to Fork Strategy (F2F), Biodiversity Strategy, the Climate Target Plan, the EU Methane Strategy, and the Circular Economy Action Plan.
As part of the Farm to Fork Strategy and the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, the European Commission announced that it would review the European Union’s policy on the promotion of agricultural products both inside and outside the Union
On March 25, 2021, the European Commission published the EU Organic Action Plan for 2021-2030
The European Commission launched a public consultation in January on its upcoming revision of the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive (SUD).
The European Farm to Fork (F2F) Strategy includes a review of EU animal welfare (AW) legislation and requirements in European animal production.
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European Union: EU Green Deal - January 2021 Update

This quarterly report covers October through December 2020 and provides details on the status of the EU Green Deal objectives and strategies including...
On October 23, 2020, the EU Ministers for Environment adopted the Council Conclusions on the Biodiversity Strategy.
On October 19, 2020, the EU Ministers of Agriculture adopted the Council Conclusions on the Farm to Fork Strategy.
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European Union: EU Green Deal - September 2020 Update

This report includes details on the status of the objectives and strategies under the European Green Deal, including those in the Farm to Fork (F2F) Strategy, the Biodiversity Strategy...
On May 20, 2020, the European Commission announced the publication of its Farm to Fork (F2F) Strategy, which contains a roadmap for enhancing food and agricultural sustainability by 2030 under the...