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  1. December 14, 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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  2. November 30, 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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  3. RASFF alert on GE in fat from Sweden


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  4. November 24, 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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  5. November 23, 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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  6. European Commission reports on development of plant proteins in the EU


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  7. November 16, 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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  8. November 15, 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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  9. November 13, 2018

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


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  10. November 8, 2018

    The Responsible Frying campaign also on facebook and Instagram

    The Dutch Responsible Frying campaign for cafetaria's has recently started on facebook and Instagram. This social media promotion will contribute to the knowledge of and passion for frying fats and oils among cafetaria entrepreneurs.
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