European food security crisis preparedness and response mechanism (EFSCM) meeting today (first meeting)

From the European Commission news-ticker: 

9/3/2022: “Commission holds first meeting of the European Food Security Crisis preparedness and response Mechanism. The European Commission is holding today the first meeting of the newly established European food security crisis preparedness and response mechanism (EFSCM) to discuss the food security impact of the energy and input price increase and impact of the war in Ukraine. Composed of national experts of EU and neighbouring non-EU countries, as well as representatives of farmers and fishers, food processors, traders, retailers, consumers, food banks, food transportation services, logistics and infrastructure, inputs and packaging industries, this group follows on the contingency plan for food supply and food security in times of crisis adopted in November 2021 under the Farm to Fork Strategy. […] The Commission is closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine and its impact on farmers and global food security. Commissioner Wojciechowski attended on 2 March an extraordinary meeting of Agriculture Ministers to discuss the agri-food challenges resulting from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. More information on the contingency plan for ensuring food supply and food security is available online.”

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