Breakfast event : fair pricing of meat

4 Feb 2020
Tomorrow from 8 to 9.30, Bas Eickhout (Greens/EFA, NL), Mohammed Chahim (S&D, NL) and Sylwia Spurek (S&D, PL) will be hosting a breakfast event on the true price of meat in the European Parliament, room A5E1.

Co-organized by TAPP Coalition and Compassion in World Farming, the event will focus on the true price of meat and how it can benefit the environment and help reduce CO2 emissions. 

The event will include the presentation of the translated report of CE Delft 'Sustainability price on meat'. In addition, the TAPP Coalition will present its own report with proposals for implementing the European Green Deal regarding 'true pricing' of meat and dairy and CO2 reduction in these sectors, in Europe and worldwide. 


Host MEPs: Bas Eickhout (Greens/EFA, the Netherlands), Mohammed Chahim (S&D, the Netherlands) and Sylwia Spurek (S&D, Poland)

Organisers: True Animal Protein Price Coalition (TAPP Coalition) and Compassion in World Farming Moderator: MEP Bas Eickhout (Greens/EFA, the Netherlands)

8:00 Registration and breakfast

8:20 Welcome and background – MEP Sylwia Spurek (S&D, Poland)

8:30 “The benefits of sustainability and health taxes on meat in EU countries,” Robert Vergeer, Researcher, CE Delft, the Netherlands

8:40 “TAPP Coalition Report ‘Aligning EU food (pricing) policy with the European Green Deal’, the true pricing of food including CO2 costs,” Jeroom Remmers, Director of the True Animal Protein Price Coalition

8:50 “Reflections on the true cost of production of animal products,” Olga Kikou, Head of EU Office of Compassion in World Farming

8:55 Reactions by MEPs

9:10 Q&A

9:25 Closing remarks – Mohammed Chahim (S&D, the Netherlands)