This issue features articles on a variety of subjects, ranging from the State of the European Union to the uncertain future of the remaining sustainable food systems legislation ahead of the European elections in 2024. In addition to that it looks at the report of the Social Protection Committee as well as tracking the legislative progress of the Revision of the Waste Framework Directive. It aims to give insights into the Social Innovation Forum and mentions different initiatives of the IDAFLW on 29. September 2023. It concludes with an overview of the World Food Day which took place in October.