Perverse Alliance

sugar

A campaign against sugar has just begun. Before falling in love with it, let’s ask ourselves: who finances ‘anti-everything’ NGOs? But above all: what has science proven? NGOs should supposedly tell us what is wrong and what could be better. They should help us make the world a better place. But no. Blackmailing is the […]

The End of the ‘Free From’ Labels

turkey

A Turkish lesson to the European Union. Nowadays, Turkey gives us lessons on free market economy and consumers’ protection. With the introduction of new guidelines regulating the food sector, Ankara has decided to put an end to ‘free from’ labels due to their misleading and discriminatory nature. Over the years, we have rightfully criticized the […]

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 […]

Palm oil free, with more saturated fats – 2nd edition

The indiscriminate use of the “palm oil free” claim, that appears on the packaging of food products, risks fooling citizen consumers into making the wrong choices. A comparative analysis of the nutritional values appearing on the packaging of 60 products demonstrates that “palm oil free” product labels do not match lower levels of saturated fats. Palm oil […]