Tag Archives: Labelling

Negative consequences of Special Labelling and Trade-Restrictive measures

In the crisis stricken Eurozone countries the weight of the basics in their consumption spending has greatly increased during the past three years favouring food and energy. (19.4 % and 11.0 %, respectively) For that food we do find an … Continue reading

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Sprekend beeld uit Bangladesh

Bangladesh: de foto die niemand onberoerd kan laten Op 24 april 2013 stortte een gebouw in, waar drieduizend textielarbeiders werkten, een dag nadat de overheid van Bangladesh de eigenaars had gevraagd het te evacueren. Het gebouw Rana Plaza in de … Continue reading

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Waste and recycling

Europeans support taking a variety of actions for environmental reasons, and they are increasingly changing their behaviour for environmental reasons. EU citizens believe the actions that would have the greatest impact on solving environmental problems are recycling and minimizing waste … Continue reading

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Green Claims in Europe

Green Claims The last few years we saw an increasing amount of environmental (or ‘green’) claims and labels appearing on the products in several sorts of shops. As a consumer they looked interesting and could have been a guide to … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #1

Challenging perceptions In the United States of America, Canada and in the European Union you may wonder if the current process of those countries becoming a multicultural society, more specifically when several Muslims challenge ‘white’ perceptions of those nations and … Continue reading

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Horsemeat bringing people to cavort

For years in continental Europe the food consumption-factories and chains do not take it so seriously about product-information and product-quality. In the last few decades we have seen recycling of animal by-products back into the food chain, more than once … Continue reading

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