COCERAL, FEDIOL, FEFAC reaction to Council General Approach on the Deforestation Regulation  29/06/2022

Following the adoption of the General Approach of the Council on the EC proposal on deforestation-free products at the 28/6 Environment Council meeting, COCERAL, FEDIOL, and FEFAC welcome certain elements like the Council’s move to avoid duplication of due diligence but are concerned that no significant changes have been put forward on traceability, cooperation with third countries, and chain of custody. 

Press Statement available here