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Orban’s populist campaign against taste diversity a ‘recipe for disaster’

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Now that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has entered the fray of criticizing taste diversity in Europe, it’s more important than ever to realize the populist implications this could have across Europe. Fred Roeder, Managing Director of the Consumer Choice Center, responds. “Taste diversity is a fact in Europe and it’s very much what makes […]

Stigmatising tastes and ‘dual food quality’ is mere populism

Stigmatising tastes and ‘dual food quality’ is mere populism CONTACT: Frederik Roeder Managing Director Consumer Choice Center fred@consumerchoicecenter.org BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – The EU Commission today published an action package to tackle the alleged problem of so-called “dual food quality”. Commissioner Věra Jourová promised not only over 2 million Euros to develop a methodology and subsidies for Member States, […]

POLITICO Pro Morning Agri and Food: Council food fight — Origin labels — Jourová takes aim

POLITICO PRO: Consumer Choice Center — which bills itself as group defending consumers against protectionism — told Morning Agri that what studies governments have conducted to date are “either of questionable design or lack any statistical backing.”

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