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  1. 18 December 2018

    Dutch households recycle 41% of the used cooking oil

    The Netherlands now has more than 2500 collection points for used frying fat. These are mainly at supermarkets and associations. Most collection points can be found in the provinces of Noord-Brabant, Gelderland and Zuid-Holland. The 'Recycle Frying Fat!' Campaign reports this on the basis of collection data from 2017. "However, there are still too few," says campaign manager Thijs Pasmans. "We call on municipalities, associations and supermarkets to also become a collection point and register."
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  2. 14 December 2018

    Courses MVO Academy open for registration

    The courses ‘Basics of Oils and Fats’, ‘Food and Feed Safety’ and ‘Sustainable Sourcing’ that will be held in April, June and September 2019 are now open for registration. Employees from companies in the oils and fats industry and related companies in the fields of food, feed, technology and energy are more than welcome to participate.
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  3. 30 November 2018

    The Netherlands signs first bilateral agreement on sustainable palm oil from Colombia

    Intention Statement is outcome of Roundtable on sustainable palm oil with Dutch minister of Agriculture Schouten in Bogota
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  4. RASFF alert on GE in fat from Sweden


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  5. 24 November 2018

    MVO: Greenpeace actions are counterproductive. Industry calls for constructive cooperation

    "Sustainable palm oil is only possible if industry, governments, food manufacturers and civil society are committed to this jointly. The actions of Greenpeace are counterproductive " says Frans Claassen, director of MVO and chair of the European Palm Oil Alliance (EPOA).
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  6. 23 November 2018

    National Prevention Agreement signed

    On november 23rd the National Prevention Agreement has been signed. The agreement wants to achieve that Dutch inhabitants become healthier by changing their lifestyle. By diminishing smoking, overweight and excessive use of alcohol, the healthiness of many Dutch people can be improved. In the agreement measurements are being mentioned that over 70 organisations have committed to.
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  7. European Commission reports on development of plant proteins in the EU


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  8. 16 November 2018

    RSPO accepts new Principles and Criteria 2018

    RSPO members vote for no deforestation, no peatland and a separate smallholder standard. MVO and a number of its members participated in this successful process.
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  9. 15 November 2018

    UK Roundtable for Sourcing Sustainable Palm Oil presents new monitoring report

    75% of UK palm oil import was CSPO in 2017
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  10. 13 November 2018

    Dutch Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil and Solidaridad present monitoring report to Dutch Members of Parliament


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