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Euvepro is the European Vegetable Protein Federation representing the interest of the producers of vegetable proteins for human consumption in the EU. 

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ENSA and EUVEPRO welcome the decision of the Health Canada’s Food Directorate to authorise a ‘Health claim about Soy Protein and Cholesterol Lowering’. According to Health Canada’s Food Directorate, scientific evidence exists to support this claim.

on Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:32

Please see attached : Statement on the authorization of a health claim about soy protein and blood cholesterol lowering by the Health Canada’s Food Directorate

Country of origin labelling (COOL) - EU Primary Food Processors share Commission’s views that the status quo is the only realistic option

on Tue, 05/26/2015 - 12:05

Please see attached: Country of origin labelling (COOL) - PFP Press Release

 

EU Food and feed chain partners reject attempts to renationalize EU market authorisations of GM crops for feed and food use

on Tue, 05/26/2015 - 12:02

 Please find attached a press release reacting to proposals to renationalise EU market authorisations of GM crops for food and feed use.

PFP position on REFIT Fitness Check Regulation (EC) No 178/2002

on Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:05

The EU Primary Food Processors (PFP) welcome the opportunity to be consulted on the evaluation of the General Food Law Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 (hereinafter “GFL Regulation”) in the context of the European Commission's Regulatory Fitness and Performance programme(REFIT).

 

Tariff suspension for soya protein concentrates

on Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:23

COUNCIL REGULATION (EU) No 722/2014 of 24 June 2014 amending Regulation (EU) No 1387/2013 suspending the autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties on certain agricultural and industrial products entered into force on 1st July 2014.

According to the regulation, soya protein concentrate (CN 2106 10 20 20) having a protein content by weight, calculated on a dry weight basis, of 65 % or more but not more than 90 % in powder or textured form, benefits from 0 % duty. The suspension is valid until 31st Dec 2018.

ENSA and EUVEPRO statement on the rejection by the European Commission of the health claim on soy protein and reduction of blood cholesterol

on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:34

Brussels, 16 June 2014 - The European Natural Soyfoods Manufacturers Association (ENSA) and the European Vegetable Protein Federation (EUVEPRO) regret that the European Commission has rejected the submitted health claim on soy protein and reduction in blood LDL-cholesterol – one of the dietary factors associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, despite numerous studies and meta-analyses demonstrating such a cholesterol lowering effect.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has acknowledged that low saturated fat foods are beneficial in maintaining healthy blood cholesterol