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18 May 2015
View news from France French Agriculture Minister Steps up Support for Beef Sector
FRANCE - French Agriculture Minister Stéphan Le Foll has stepped up measures to back the beef sector in France....
08 May 2015
View news from France French Government Gives Aid Package for Cattle Sector
FRANCE - The French government has stepped in to lend support to the French beef and dairy sector....
30 March 2015
View news from France OIE Joins World Health Day Celebrations
FRANCE - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) will be involved in the launch of World Health Day 2015, to be held on 7 April....
24 February 2015
View news from France Ceva Santé Animale Launches Responsive New Website
FRANCE - A refreshing new design and responsive features will allow users an improved experience when browsing Ceva's new website....
20 February 2015
View news from France Nor-Feed Award Looking for Latest in Plant Based Products for Livestock
FRANCE - Nor-Feed Sud, a French company specialised in the production of plant-based natural additives for animal nutrition, has created the Nor-Feed Award, endowed with €5,000, and open to young scientists from around the world....
04 February 2015
View news from France Quality Beef and Lamb Flourishes in France
FRANCE – UK red meat industry agency EBLEX has been helping raise the profile of Quality Standard beef and lamb, from food service to family plate in France....
15 January 2015
View news from France French Abattoirs in Crisis as AIM Goes into Receivership
FRANCE - The Normandy abattoirs of the company AIM were placed in receivership this week with the hopes of finding a buyer....
09 December 2014
View news from France Four Point Programme to Tackle French Beef Sector Concerns
ANALYSIS - France has put forward a four point programme to tackle problems arising in the beef sector because of the Russian ban on exports and with the imminent loss of milk quotas in the dairy sector....
28 November 2014
View news from France Dawn in Bid to Takeover Terrena Beef Subsidiary
FRANCE - Dawn Meats, the second largest red meat processor in Ireland and the UK will take a 49 per cent interest in Elivia, which could be increased to 70 per cent in 2018 or 2019....
15 July 2014
View news from France Charolais Beef Receives Protected European Status
FRANCE – A French cattle breed is to enjoy a new protected status on its meat products....
17 March 2014
View news from France France Moves Towards Simplified Digital Procedures for Cattle Movements
FRANCE - The French Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry has signed a three-year framework agreement with the professional organisations in the beef sector covering a proposal to revise cattle movement documentation within the country, according...
18 February 2014
View news from France New Software from CIRAD Aims to Cut Antibiotic Use
FRANCE - A team from CIRAD has developed a software capable of identifying some of the proteins involved in triggering bacterial infections. This innovation has significant potential in terms of therapeutic approaches, and in particular would make it...
13 February 2014
View news from France Food Exports Boost French Economic Recovery
FRANCE - The French food industry is the sector that has most contributed to the turnaround in the trade deficit of France....
07 February 2014
View news from France How Much Does Organic Farming Rely on Conventional Agriculture?
FRANCE - The rules for organic farming are pretty strict. When it comes to fertilizer, in Europe it’s recommended that farmers use organically produced manure. But conventional manure is an option as long as it’s not from a factory farm. ...
24 January 2014
View news from France Good Practices Feed Manual Published in French
FRANCE - The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) together with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) have launched the French language version of the “Manual of Good Practices for the Feed Industry”. ...
23 January 2014
View news from France Denieul Elected President of SPACE
FRANCE - The Board of Directors of SPACE, who met in Rennes on 20 January 2014, unanimously elected Marcel Denieul President of SPACE. He succeeds Jean-Michel Lemetayer....
08 January 2014
View news from France Cargill Sells French Animal Health Brand
FRANCE - Cargill has sold its Provimi business’s Zootech® brand and French veterinary sales division to Bimeda®, a leading manufacturer and distributor of veterinary pharmaceuticals and animal health products....
23 December 2013
View news from France French Food Pricing Observatory Files Findings
FRANCE - In his third report to the French parliament on prices and margins in food production, senior government economist Philippe Chalmin has overseen the introduction of some additional supply chains and categories., writes Peter Crosskey. ...
11 November 2013
View news from France Farmers Alerted After Rabies Kills Kitten
FRANCE – French government officials have advised parisienne farmers to exercise caution following the death of a kitten in the Val d’Oise area....
18 October 2013
View news from France French Farmers Speak Out Against Food Waste
FRANCE – Reducing food waste is a responsibility shared by all, says the French Farmers Union....
20 September 2013
View news from France SPACE 2013 Beats Records
FRANCE - The 27th SPACE held from 10 to 13 September 2013 in Rennes beat all attendance records for the number of visitors, in particular foreign visitors, number of exhibitors, size of the exhibition area and number of new products presented....
04 September 2013
View news from France Agriculture to Go Back into Education
FRANCE – An education programme to introduce students to the complex issues of agricultural sustainability will be included in the national syllabus this term....
02 September 2013
View news from France Novus International-Sponsored Student Travel Award Presented to a Deserving Young Scientist
FRANCE - Stephen Moore, the winner of the EAAP's Young Scientist Competition and recipient of an additional special Travel Award sponsored by Novus was recognised at the European Federation of Animal Science in Nantes, France....
14 August 2013
View news from France UK Farmers Observe Lucerne Potential
FRANCE - Grazing specialists say there is scope for farmers to adopt alphalpha (lucerne) grass as an alternative forage option. ...
09 August 2013
View news from France Schmallenberg Vaccine Granted Market Authorization
FRANCE - Market authorization has been granted for a new inactivated vaccine for the schmallenberg virus, to be available to French farmers in September....
07 August 2013
View news from France SPACE President Passes Away
FRANCE - The directors and staff of SPACE pay tribute to their President, Jean-Michel Lemetayer, who died suddenly on 31 July....
02 August 2013
View news from France French Retailers Relax Grip on Beef Margins
FRANCE - A shortage of French slaughter cattle during the first half of this year led to multiple retailers potentially loosening their stranglehold on retail margins for home-raised beef, writes Peter Crosskey....
12 June 2013
View news from France SPACE 2013: Top Livestock Event
FRANCE - SPACE 2013 will take place from Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 September, in Rennes. ...
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