European Palm Oil Conference 2018

conferenza europea su olio di palma

For Free Choice just attended the European Palm Oil Conference 2018 (Madrid, 3-4 October). Pietro Paganini, professor at John Cabot University, intervened to comment on the implications of ‘free from palm oil’ in the market with a focus on the Italian case. You can take a look at Professor Paganini’s presentation by clicking here. Professor […]

Call for Action

process contaminants

Some EU Members, under the pressure of national lobbies, are trying to introduce limits that would harm consumers. Who is behind this proposal?  Let’s stop EU Governments that want to harm quality by restricting consumers’ right to choose and enjoy high quality goods and by hindering companies’ entrepreneurial attitude towards good food products. Ask your Government representatives, your […]

Environmental Blackmail

environmental blackmail

NGOs like Greenpeace have understood that cultural weakness of industries can be exploited in order to gather funds to sponsor dangerous campaigns against science. They are a threat to economic prosperity as well as environmental sustainability. Here we go again. When Greenpeace needs financial resources, it always finds a way to fuel pretentious campaigns. Today, […]

EU’s Useless Contradictions

double limit

Some EU Members are trying to introduce limits that harm consumers. Who is behind this proposal?    In politically correct Europe, lobbies of large producers of rapeseed and sunflower oil are preferred to consumers’ health. Quality is sacrificed in order to safeguard the interests of electorally influential farmers and industrial groups. Some EU Member States […]

Greenpeace’s Lies

Greenpeace defamatory claims on deforestation and orangutans are crashed by data and facts in favor of countries like Indonesia and Malaysia. Greenpeace’s petition to ‘stop’ fires in Southeast Asia has, once again, put back the Indonesian forest, its flora and fauna and palm oil, at the center of a heated debate. According to Greenpeace, numerous fires in the […]

Western Liberal Democracies Are Not In Crisis

Here an excerpt of the edtiorial written by Pietro Paganini and published in The Daily Caller on June 1st There’s no need to worry: western liberal democracies are not in crisis. The ground gained by various forms of populism and the unsophisticated reemergence of ideologies considered dead and buried cannot be attributed to the failure of liberalism. […]

We must support innovation and intellectual property rights

innovation

Open letter to the Director General of WHI to support innovation and intellectual property rights protection. Health requires both of them. Innovation and intellectual property must be at the core of the next World Health Assembly organized by the WHO. Competere, along with a coalition of European think tanks, has published and sent to the Director General […]