Switzerland considers tighter rules on sustainable ‘fair food’


Swiss voters are casting their ballots in not one, but two votes which campaigners say will promote ethical and sustainable food.

The votes follow scandals in the last few years over horse meat in lasagne and the destruction of rain forests to make way for palm oil and cattle ranching.

And they reflect growing consumer interest – not just in Switzerland but across Europe – in where food comes from and how it is produced.


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