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EU legislation against deforestation: the EU grain and oilseed chain flags wrong approach as the proposal only focuses on cleaning up domestic supply chains from deforestation

Brussels, 17 November 2021 – The European Commission released today its proposal for a Regulation covering certain commodities associated with deforestation, demonstrating that Europe is serious about fighting the issue. COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC, together representing the EU grain and oilseed trade, crushing and animal feed industry, support the EU Commission’s ambition in taking a leading role in the fight against deforestation.