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28 March 2013
View news from European Union EU Institutions Urged to Include Report Findings in Final CAP Agreement
EU - Copa-Cogeca has urged EU institutions to ensure that findings on the reports by the EU Commission are fully reflected in the final agreement on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) expected in June. ...
27 March 2013
View news from European Union Will Retailers be Responsible for New EU Meat and Food Labelling Laws?
ANALYSIS - The complexities of food labelling regulations for European food producers and those exporting to the European Union are about to become a whole lot more intricate, writes Chris Harris....
21 March 2013
View news from European Union NFU Responds to Latest CAP Talks
EU - Europe’s farm ministers have agreed on a negotiating position for the future Common Agricultural Policy which largely goes against the NFU’s call for a more “common” policy....
View news from European Union Latest CAP Discussions Hailed as 'a Step in the Right Direction'
EU – Farm ministers and union representatives have welcomed the deal struck between member states this week on the cornerstones of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)....
20 March 2013
View news from European Union GM Crops: Is European Farming at Risk?
ANALYSIS - The genetically modifed (GM) debate has been reignited with the launch of a new campaign, hoping to halt the authorisation of 25 new GM crops in Europe, writes Gemma Hyland....
19 March 2013
View news from European Union EC Fires Starting Gun for EU-US Trade Talks
EU - The European Commission last week agreed the draft mandate for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement with the United States, effectively firing the starting gun for what is hoped to be a relatively quick negotiation. ...
View news from European Union EU Earmarks €15m for Food and Feed Safety Testing
EU - The European Commission is to grant a total of €15 million for 2013 to support the 44 EU Reference Laboratories (EU-RLs) designated for food and feed safety and animal health. ...
18 March 2013
View news from European Union Schmallenberg Understanding to Benefit from Midge Breakthrough
UK - Researchers are a step closer to discovering how Schmallenberg virus (SBV) is transmitted following new research findings at the Pirbright Institute. ...
View news from European Union Mixed Feelings over CAP Vote
EU - To deliver secure supplies of high-quality food while protecting the environment better, the new EU farm policy must make "greening" measures mandatory but flexible and help farmers to cope with market challenges. So says Parliament's position for...
11 March 2013
View news from European Union COPA Press For Strong CAP in Run Up to Vote
EU – As the EU Minister’s reform vote approaches, Copa-Cogeca has called for a rapid and positive decision on the new CAP and the EU budget 2014-2020....
07 March 2013
View news from European Union NFU in Final Push Ahead of Historic CAP Vote
EU - The NFU is asking UK MEPs to fight for a simple, fair, competitive and productive Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) when they take part in a crucial and historic vote on the future of EU farm policy....
06 March 2013
View news from European Union Beef Supply Remains Tight as Anticipated
EU - The 2012 cattle slaughter is revised downward 400,000 head from the forecast in the Annual Report. ...
01 March 2013
View news from European Union NFU Conference:EU Recession Needs Efficient Farming
EU – As economic recession prompts the Commission to cut budgets, Gerd Sonnleitner, Copa President, has outlined that farmers will be required to manage with less subsidy support while meeting the highest production standards, writes Michael Priestley. ...
View news from European Union NFU Conference: Demands Made For Fair and Simple CAP Reforms
EU – Fairness and simplicity must be primary goals of current Common Agricultural Policy budgetary reforms, said NFU President, Peter Kendall, addressing the National Farmers Union Conference at the ICC in Birmingham yesterday, writes Michael Priestley...
View news from European Union EC Decides on New European Protein Strategy; Call for Report on Meat Labelling
EU - At the 3225th Council meeting held on 25 and 26 February, ministers were briefed on mislabelling of beef products and a new European protein strategy....
26 February 2013
View news from European Union Ministers Meet over Horse Meat Mislabelling
EU - European agriculture ministers are meeting in Brussels this week to decide a coordinated policy on the issue of horse meat in processed beef products and mislabelling of products....
21 February 2013
View news from European Union EDITORIAL: Horsemeat Scandal Doesn’t Dim Beef Outlook
The horsemeat scandal has swept across Europe bringing with it tighter food protocols but despite fears of a consumer demand downturn, red meat remains popular and farmers face a positive outlook....
20 February 2013
View news from European Union Nestlé Drawn into Horse Meat Crisis
EU - Multinational food processor, Nestlé, is the latest company to be hit by crisis of the horse meat contamination in beef products....
View news from European Union Commission Boosts Feed Safety Information
EU - A new European regulation has come into force this week aimed at providing farmers with more information about what is in the feed they are giving their animals....
15 February 2013
View news from European Union NFU President Secures Role as EU Food Chain Chairman
EU - Farmers and co-operatives from across the EU have endorsed NFU President Peter Kendall for a further two year term as Chairman of the Copa-Cogeca Food Chain Working Party to represent all EU farming unions....
View news from European Union Agriculture Committee Votes on Farm Policy Reform Plans
EU - Agriculture Committee Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have set out their position on EU farm policy reform in texts voted on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 February, after more than a year-long debate with farmers, cooperatives, EU agriculture...
12 February 2013
View news from European Union Horse Meat Repercussions Travel Across Europe
EU - Repercussions over the discovery of horse meat in processed beef products stretched across Europe this week....
View news from European Union Towards Global Feed LCA Guidelines
EU - The European Feed Manufacturer's Association (FEFAC) and AFIA are joining forces to harmonize the methodology for environmental footprinting of compound feed and to publish the first Feed LCA recommendations in 2013....
View news from European Union EFSA To Monitor Stunning and Slaughter Processes
EU - The Animal Health and Welfare Panel of the Euroepan Food Safety Authority is to identify a set of science-based animal welfare indicators and sampling protocols to assess the effectiveness of stunning and slaughtering processes....
08 February 2013
View news from European Union EU Commissioners Welcome Beef Trading with Japan
EU - EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht, Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner Tonio Borg, and Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Dacian Ciolos have welcomed the re-opening of the Japanese market for imports of EU beef and beef products...
07 February 2013
View news from European Union FEFAC Congress to Address Staying Profitable in Volatile Times
EU - The European feed association, FEFAC, and IZBA, representing the Polish feed industry, have announced the XXVI FEFAC Congress in Krakow, Poland, on 5 to 8 June 2013 with the theme 'How to stay profitable in volatile times'....
View news from European Union NFU Calls for Fairness Ahead of Crunch Meeting
EU - European leaders will meet in Brussels this week to try and reach a unanimous agreement on the EU’s long-term budget for the period 2014- 2020. ...
06 February 2013
View news from European Union Reform of the EU's Agricultural Policy
EU - Agricultural spending accounts for about 40 per cent of the European Union's annual budget and has been at the heart of EU policy since the very start of the European project, writes European Parliament News....
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