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In the following overview, position papers are listed that are available in English. Other documents may be available in German only: List of BLL's positions in German language.
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  • 2017-04-24
    BLL statement on the plan for a national "Mineral oil regulation"
    The associations and companies organised in the German Federation for Food Law and Food Science (BLL) have expressed their disappointment with the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and their unilateral approach. The draft is political actionism and not a solution to the complex situation More ...
  • 2015-06-04
    EU Food and Feed Chain Coalition
    The Food and Feed Chain Coalition (FFC) represents different parts of the food and feed chain whose members are directly impacted by EU policies related to Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). We fully agree with President Juncker that “Jobs, growth and investment will only return to Europe if we create the right regulatory environment and promote a climate of entrepreneurship and job creation. We must not stifle innovation and competitiveness with too prescriptive and too detailed regulations (…)”. More ...
  • 2013-08-20
    Brief Opinion on the Revision of Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004
    The whole food chain is critical of the proposals made during the development of the new version regarding the financing of official controls by the Member States and regarding the transparency of the outcome of official controls. More ...
  • 2011-02-11
    Postion Paper EU Food and Feed Chain Coalition
    Position paper for a functioning evidence-based EU policy on GMOs. More ...
  • 2005-12-02
    White Paper On Food Safety
    The BLL welcomes the Commission's White Paper as an important contribution to the discussion about increasing consumer confidence in food. More ...
  • 2003-01-01
    "Promoting Diversity – Safeguarding Innovation Potential" – Theses on Agricultural Biotechnology
    Panacea or "devilry"? In the public arena as well as in political discussions Agricultural biotechnology remains a controversial topic. For the most part, the wide diversity of opinion is the product of different values, ethical concerns, emotional aspects and uncertainty. Members of the supply chain have collaborated with employees in preparing this paper summarizing the key facts and findings in a compact, easy-to-understand form. Download PDF ...

Topical

  • Sicherheit

    Fipronil in chicken eggs: status and background

    Fipronil in chicken eggs: status and background Several state authorities in Germany are currently recalling chicken eggs derived from different farming methods from farms in the Netherlands and Germany as they are contaminated with the insecticide fipronil.
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Positions Positions

  • BLL statement on the plan for a national "Mineral oil regulation"

    The associations and companies organised in the German Federation for Food Law and Food Science (BLL) have expressed their disappointment with the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and their unilateral approach. The draft is political actionism and not a solution to the complex situation
    More ...