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  1. November 23, 2017

    Europe on its way achieving 100% sustainable palm oil

    Europe imports 69% CSPO for food. European food industry uses 60% CSPO
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  2. November 15, 2017

    New courses MVO Academy open for registration

    Under the header MVO Academy, MVO organises various courses, workshops and guest lectures concerning oils and fats. For example, a course on food safety is provided each year. We provide an evening module for the 'Vegetable and Animal Oils and Fats' course of STC and we hold guest lectures about the sector and about a wide variety of different aspects of oils and fats at universities. In addition, there is a Digital MVO Knowledge Centre and there is the possibility for an in company training.
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  3. September 22, 2017

    WWF launches first Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard for Malaysia and Singapore

    The Palm Oil Buyers’ Scorecard – Malaysia and Singapore 2017 is an initiative to introduce transparency into Southeast Asia’s palm oil industry. Published by WWF, the Scorecard assesses the buying and sourcing of palm oil by local retailers, manufacturers and food service brands. The Scorecard also describes the relevance of palm oil to the regional economy and the importance of sustainable practices.
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  4. September 6, 2017

    UK Roundtable on Sourcing Sustainable Palm Oil signs ‘Commitment to Support’

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  5. The certification schemes EFISC and GTP join forces, merge as of 1 July 2017.

    Following several years of fruitful cooperation, the European Feed Ingredient Safety Certification Scheme (EFISC) and the COCERAL Good Trading Practice Code (GTP Code) Certification Scheme have decided to join forces thereby also making stronger use of synergies. As of 1st July 2017 GTP and EFISC certification schemes will operate jointly, under the new name “European Feed & Food Ingredients Safety Certification” Aisbl (EFISC-GTP).
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  6. New Feed Catalogue published

    On 21 June the European Commission published the revised Feed Catalogue regulation 2017/1017, replacing Reg. (EU) 68/2013.
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  7. Changes to the TSE Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 as per 1st of July 2017

    Regulation changes will allow more export of Processed Animal Proteins (PAP's).
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