A vibrant tapestry of life and landscapes, Europe’s rural areas provide us with our food, homes, jobs, and essential ecosystems services.

To ensure that rural areas can continue to play these essential roles, a European Commission communication sets out a long-term vision for the EU’s rural areas up to 2040.

It identifies areas of action towards stronger, connected, resilient and prosperous rural areas and communities.

A Rural Pact will mobilise public authorities, and stakeholders to act on the needs and aspirations of rural residents.

The accompanying EU Rural Action Plan will foster territorial cohesion and create new opportunities to attract innovative businesses, provide access to quality jobs, promote new and improved skills, ensure better infrastructure and services, and leverage the role of sustainable agriculture and diversified economic activities.

Click here to discover more

21 hours ago

🇪🇺 The European Commission has recently published a working document on 💡Drivers of food security 👉 Full document: ow.ly/nZG450MAU9u ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

5 days ago

A warm welcome to a new high-level member of the FS4EU family!🤝SAFE- Safe Food Advocacy Europe is now officially a #SupportingPartner of our multistakeholder #platform 🤩"We need to join as many voices and forces as possible to ensure that the 🇪🇺 food sector is safe for consumers and our environment" ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

📢 Hey, do you know what's new in the #foodsafety sector?!🔴 The January #FS4EUpdates are OUT NOW! Opportunities, news and events are waiting for you!👉 Have a look & download it here ow.ly/aIgk50Msz62 ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

1 month ago

✨ Foodsafety4EU team wishes you the best for the new year! ✨ ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

1 month ago

Have you considered #insects on your #newyearseve menu? Crispy cricket appetizers? 🦗🎄 Or larva powder gingerbread man? 🍪 ⛄Ok, we might have to wait a while before insects become part of traditional dishes served at holiday season. But it is now possible❗ In recent years, the European Commission has authorised 3 insects on the food market: yellow mealworm larva, migratory locusts and house crickets. But only after a #SafetyAssessment performed by the European Food Safety Authority. So yes, those insects are safe to eat! Next Christmas maybe?🎄If there is anything your want to know about insects or other #novelfood, just #AskTheExpert ⁉️👉 Share your questions in the comments or in our survey at ow.ly/o7jO50MawGH ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook