The European Green Deal,COM/2019/640 FINAL

11 December 2019

A Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food  system,COM/2020/381FINAL

20 May 2020

Communication on the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, COM/2020/380 final

20 May 2020

A new Circular Economy Action Plan for a cleaner and more competitive Europe,COM/2020/98 final

11 March 2020 

EU guidelines on food donation


Download the guidelines here.

Food redistribution in the EU –Mapping and analysis of existing regulatory and policy measures impacting food redistribution from EU Member States


Download the report here.

Download the annexes here.

Redistribution of surplus food: Examples of practices in the Member States


Commission Notice providing guidance on food safety management systems for food retail activities, including food donations (2020/C 199/01)  

Key recommendations for Action in Food Waste Prevention 


HOW TO REDUCE FOOD WASTE IN YOUR DAILY LIFE: tips for consumers to reduce food waste in their daily lives 

Hazard analysis approaches for certain small retail establishments and food donations: second scientific opinion (European Food Safety Authority)

September 2018

“Best Before” and “Use By” dates on food packaging Understand them right to prevent food waste and save money

Directive (EU) 2018/851 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2018 amending Directive 2008/98/EC on waste (Text with EEA relevance) 

Deloitte, Comparative Study on EU Member States’ legislation and practices on food donation


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