Pork labels and the EU ‘Farm to Fork Strategy’


The European Commission has published its Farm to Fork strategy, aiming to make food systems fair and sustainable. The strategy also considers options for animal welfare labelling to raise animal welfare standards, emphasizing that using labelling to link production to consumer demand can enhance opportunities for farmers. Because private pork labels have already proliferated in recent years, Connecting Agri&Food provides an overview of existing pork labels in major pig producing countries. Labels are an opportunity for the European Commission to implement their Farm to Fork strategy more quickly. Almost all pork labels in The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Spain [...]