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16 September 2015
View news from European Union Guidelines Issued on Use of Antimicrobials in Veterinary Medicine
EU - The European Commission has published guidelines that aim to prevent the overuse and misuse of antibiotics by sharing best-practices in Member States....
11 September 2015
View news from European Union EU Vote Supports Expansion of Animal Cloning Ban
EU - Parliament beefed up the European Commission’s initial proposal to ban animal cloning to include the cloning of all farm animals, their descendants and products derived from them, including imports into the EU, in a vote on Tuesday....
08 September 2015
View news from European Union Europe Agriculture Crisis: Will €500 Million Be Enough?
ANALYSIS – An estimated 6,000 farmers and 2,000 tractors brought Brussels to a standstill yesterday as bureaucrats formulated strategies to stabilise the sector....
View news from European Union EU Debates Farm Animal Cloning Ban
EU - Amendments to a European Commission proposal to ban the cloning of farm animals in the EU are the subject of an MEP debate and vote today (Tuesday 8) September....
07 September 2015
View news from European Union National Bans on GM Food, Feed Imports Rejected
EU - The agriculture committee rejected the European Commission's draft law that would give member states the power to restrict or prohibit the use of EU-approved GM food or feed on their territory....
17 August 2015
View news from European Union Most EU Food Waste Avoidable
EU - European consumers waste 16 per cent of all food reaching them, according to a new study from the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)....
View news from European Union Nomad Foods Expands Reach with Findus Sverige Acquisition
EUROPE - Nomad Foods Limited has announced that it plans to buy Findus Sverige AB and its subsidiaries for approximately £500 million. ...
14 August 2015
View news from European Union Russian Ban on EU Agriculture – 12 Months On
EU - On 6 August 2014, Moscow announced an embargo on imports of a range of agricultural products from the EU, applicable from 7 August. One year on, it is clear that the EU agri-food sector has been remarkably resilient. ...
05 August 2015
View news from European Union Europe Farmer Protests Spread West
EUROPE – Farmers across the UK have followed French demonstrations by staging a series of protests showing dismay at the current state of farmgate prices....
04 August 2015
View news from European Union Russian Ban, Strong Sterling Hamper UK Beef Exports
EUROPE – UK beef exports have been hammered down 11 per cent by a weak euro and Russian trade sanctions....
22 July 2015
View news from European Union EU Dairy Market Adjusting to Quota Removal
EU - Following the end of milk quotas in the EU, milk production is expected to rise by just one per cent this year....
17 July 2015
View news from European Union EU Beef Production Turns to Dairy Herd
EU - European beef production is to rely more and more on the dairy herd in future rather than suckler cows, changing the structure of the total EU herd significantly....
16 July 2015
View news from European Union Strong European Food Production Forecast to Strengthen
ANALYSIS – Europe’s farmers are expected to produce more milk, meat and cereals this year, says the European Commission in its latest outlook....
13 July 2015
View news from European Union Could Feeding Livestock Hemp Contaminate Food with Cannabis?
ANALYSIS - European scientists and food safety experts have called for more research and information on the risks to consumers of feeding hemp to livestock and poultry....
03 July 2015
View news from European Union Acquisition of Elivia by Terrena and Dawn Meats Cleared
EU - The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of joint control over Elivia of France by QDB Holdings/Dawn Meats of Ireland and Terrena of France....
24 June 2015
View news from European Union MEPs Extend Animal Cloning Ban to Feed, Food and Imports
EU - A draft law to ban the cloning of all farm animals, their descendants and products derived from them, including imports, in the EU was voted by the Environment and Agriculture committees last week (Wednesday 17 June)....
16 June 2015
View news from European Union European Feed Production Decreased in 2014
EU - Members of the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) showed lower compound feed production last year compared with 2013, in final estimates presented at the organisation's Annual General Meeting in Cologne recently....
04 June 2015
View news from European Union EU Ministers Debate Future of Organic Agriculture
EU - EU agricultural leaders have discussed the future of organic farming, and how to solve problems in the industry....
03 June 2015
View news from European Union Dairy Farmers Propose Market Responsibility Programme
EUROPE – Concerned dairy farmers have presented a Market Responsibility Programme (MRP) to the European Commission in the latest move in the campaign for more crisis management instruments....
02 June 2015
View news from European Union Informal Agreement Reached on EU Animal Health Law
EU - The European Parliament and the Council have reached a provisional agreement on the outstanding issues concerning the proposal for a regulation on animal health law. ...
21 May 2015
View news from European Union Commission Reports Knock Back Country of Origin Labelling Plans
EU - Two reports from the European Commission conclude that the benefits from new mandatory country of origin labelling requirements on food do not clearly outweigh the costs....
20 May 2015
View news from European Union Commission to Conduct Survey on Animal Welfare
EU - The European Commission is to launch a Eurobarometer survey into animal welfare this year....
19 May 2015
View news from European Union EU Announces New Scientific Advice Body
EU - The European Commission (EC) has announced that a new scientific advice body will be set up, so that Europe has timely access to high-quality, independent scientific expertise....
14 May 2015
View news from European Union First Steps in CAP Simplification Announced
EU - A first set of concrete actions towards CAP simplification have been announced by EU Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Phil Hogan, on issues related to the guidelines for Direct Payments this year....
30 April 2015
View news from European Union Red Tape Removal Needed for Trade Talks Success
EU - During the ninth round of negotiations between the US and EU on a potential free trade agreement, european agricultural organisation Copa-Cogeca has said that red tape and technical barriers must be removed if the talks are to be successful....
24 April 2015
View news from European Union More Freedom for EU to Decide on Use of GMO's for Food and Feed
EU - The EU Commission has presented the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as food and feed. ...
View news from European Union BRF Agrees Joint Venture to Access UK Foodservice Sector
EU - Brazil-based meat processor, BRF, has entered into a joint venture with Invicta Food Group in the UK in order to strengthen its service offering and presence in the crucial UK market as well as Ireland and Scandinavia....
16 April 2015
View news from European Union Residue Levels in Food Falling Across EU
EU - The amount pesticides or veterinary drug residues found in meat and food products across Europe is falling and the majority of products pose no risk to public health....
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