+ 32 (0) 25 38 94 50

News - Newsletters

Newsletter October 2019


Article cover

Key recommendations for action in food waste prevention

As part of the Platform's exercise to prepare key recommendations for action in food waste prevention, the European Commission organized a workshop on 30 September 2019 in Brussels, to discuss ...

Article cover

Common methodology to measure food waste enters into force

The Delegated Decision establishing a common EU methodology to measure food waste has been published in the Official Journal on 27 September 2019 and enters into force on 17 October ...

Article cover

FEAD interventions strive to be inclusive

The FEAD Network has published its fifth Thematic Dossier, which explores how FEAD interventions strive to be inclusive, in order to effectively meet the needs of a diverse European population. The ...

Article cover

The State of Food and Agriculture 2019: moving forward on food loss and waste reduction

The new edition of FAO’s State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA), focusing on the issue of food loss and waste, was launched on 14 October in Rome, Italy. The report provides ...

Article cover

Fewer people at risk of poverty or social exclusion in Europe in 2018

In 2018, 109.2 million people, or 21.7% of the EU population, were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. This means that they were in at least one of the ...

Article cover

FEBA visits the Food Bank in North Macedonia

At the beginning Jacques Vandenschrik, FEBA President, and Angela Frigo, FEBA Secretary General, visited the Food Bank in North Macedonia, one of our Associate Members. On 8 October, representatives from FEBA ...

Article cover

Celebrating the World Food Day with a challenging skill-sharing session on “Recovery from Food Service is possible!”

On the occasion of the World Food Day, the European Food Banks Federation organized a skill-sharing session “Recovery from Food Service is possible!” in collaboration with Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus ...

Article cover

Resuming work on FEAD and ESF+

On 24 and 25 October, 11 participants of the FEBA EU Working Group gathered in Strasbourg (France). On the 24 of October the Fédération Française des Banques Alimentaires organised a conference ...

Article cover

Report: skill-sharing session “Why organize Food Collections?”

Read the report online Download the report in PDF

Article cover

Tafel Deutschland holds press conference on alarming figures

On September 18th, Tafel Deutschland held a press conference in Berlin to share new facts and figures on demographics, distribution and donations. Tafel Deutschland had previously conducted their annual members’ survey ...

Article cover

Creating a sustainable surplus food recovery system in Belarus

The Lithuanian Food Bank Maisto bankas together with Belarussian NGO Center for Enviromental Solutions started implementing the project “Creating a Sustainable Surplus Food Recovery System in Belarus”, supported by the ...

Article cover

A charity event to support the Food Banks in Southern Estonia

On 26th of September, for the third year, the Estonian Food Bank Toidupank put in place a fantastic charity event called "Feed the Children". More than hundred volunteers invested their time, ...

Article cover

Food collections 2019: you can contribute!

As the end of the year is approaching, we are entering the season of Food Collections! A lot of our members are organizing collections of food in supermarkets, in order ...

Article cover

Foodbank Ukraine celebrates World Food Day with METRO and Cargill Ukraine

Food is a scarce and therefore extremely valuable resource. Wasting it puts economic, social and ecological burden on our planet. Taking into account the situation in Ukraine, such responsible business ...

Article cover

GO supports the Malta Food Bank Foundation

GO, a Maltese telecommunication company, is supporting the Malta Food Bank Foundation (MFBF) in its mission to address poverty, as well as to reduce food waste and safeguard the environment. “Our ...

By continuing to browse this site, you agree to the use of cookies to produce content that is better suited to your needs. The data will not be communicated to third parties. I agree