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Joint COCERAL, FEDIOL, and FEFAC Reaction to the Council General Approach on the Deforestation Regulation

Brussels, 29 June 2022 - Following the adoption of the General Approach of the Council on the EC proposal for a regulation on deforestation-free products during the Environment Council meeting of 28 June, 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.