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25 October 2017
View news from Italy Coop Italia to Introduce Veal from Antibiotic-Free Cattle
ITALY - Coop Italia has announced that it will commence the sale of veal from cattle that have not been treated with antibiotics during the last four months of their lives. The initiative is set to be introduced by the end of October....
26 June 2017
View news from Italy US Beef’s Interest in EU Reaffirmed at Trade Show in Milan
ITALY - Demonstrating US beef’s continued interest in the European retail sector, USMEF partnered with Giraudi, one of the region’s largest importers and distributors, to promote US beef at the TuttoFood show in Milan, Italy. ...
17 April 2017
View news from Italy Princely West Country Fare in Italy
ITALY - West Country meat and cheese were given the royal seal of approval at a tasting in Italy....
06 March 2017
View news from Italy Quake-zone Farmers to Take Cattle to Rome Protest
ITALY - Agriculture association Coldiretti said Friday that farmers from the areas of central Italy hit by the recent series of earthquakes will take their livestock with them to a demonstration this week calling for more support from the government....
30 January 2017
View news from Italy Animal Disease Spread Shown Using Social Network Analysis
ITALY - Researchers have shown that looking at movements of operators and vehicles between farms in the same way we look at contacts in social networks can help explain the spread of dangerous infectious diseases of livestock, such as foot-and-mouth disease...
20 May 2016
View news from Italy Japan Lifts Ban on Imports of Italian Beef
ITALY - After 15 years, Japan lifted an embargo on Italian beef, following an earlier opening of its market to beef products from other EU Member States (France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland, Denmark and Sweden)....
16 October 2015
View news from Italy FINADYNE® Transdermal Pour-on Solution Now Available for Mastitis to Improve Animal Care
ITALY - MSD Animal Health today announced FINADYNE® Transdermal (flunixin meglumine) pour-on solution can now be used to reduce pyrexia associated with acute mastitis. This claim adds to the already proven efficacy to reduce pyrexia associated with Bovine...
11 September 2015
View news from Italy Urban Sprawl Wrecking Italian Farmland through Landslides
ITALY – Reduced rainfall infiltration caused by concreting over grasslands is putting rural communities at risk from landslides, warns an Italian farm group....
31 October 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Rife, Over 400 Sheep Dead in Italy
ITALY – Southern and central Italian livestock farms have been hit hard by a wave of over 1300 Bluetongue cases this month resulting in 459 sheep deaths....
30 September 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Reaches Italian East Coast
ITALY – Farms on Italy’s east coast have become recently infected with Bluetongue after a year of the disease troubling farms elsewhere....
06 August 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Still Rising in Italy
ITALY – A spate of Bluetongue outbreaks has been reported across southern and central Italy in cattle and sheep....
08 May 2014
View news from Italy Italian Beef Price Drop Hits in April
ITALY – Deadweight cattle prices took a tumble through the first half of April, official European Commission data has revealed....
07 May 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Virus Returns to Southern Italy
ITALY – Bluetongue has returned to the country’s south western peninsula, identified in cattle on two small holdings....
10 March 2014
View news from Italy Further Bluetongue Cases Detected in Italy
ITALY - Eight more outbreaks of bluetongue have been reported on farms along the east coast of Italy....
19 February 2014
View news from Italy Further Case of Bluetongue in Italian Hotspot
ITALY – Another Bluetongue outbreak has been confirmed in a herd near Cisterna di Latina in the Lazio region of central Italy....
10 January 2014
View news from Italy Bluetongue Continues to Sweep Along Italy's West Coast
ITALY – More Bluetongue outbreaks have hit central Italy leaving a further 3,500 animals susceptible this week....
30 December 2013
View news from Italy Bluetongue Discovered on Calabrian Cattle Farm
ITALY - One case of bluetongue has been reported in the region of Calabria in southern Italy in November 2013....
24 October 2013
View news from Italy Bluetongue Hits Tuscany Cattle Farm
ITALY – A Bluetongue virus outbreak has been confirmed on a cattle farm in Massa, Tuscany, according to World Animal Health Organisation reports....
21 October 2013
View news from Italy Organized Small Farmers Become Entrepreneurs
ITALY - At a side event on the first day of World Food Week, FAO showcased the success of Italy-funded projects in East Africa, West Africa, Central America and the Caribbean that are transforming smallholder and family farms into small businesses....
09 October 2013
View news from Italy IFIF Re-elects Chairman and Board of Directors
ITALY - Delegates at the International Feed Industry Federation’s 26th General Assembly have unanimously re-elected Mario Sergio Cutait as IFIF’s Chairman for the 2014-2015 term of office....
10 September 2013
View news from Italy Agricultural Courses Faring Well Through Recession
ITALY – University enrolment figures show that students are turning to the farming industry for a future career....
05 August 2013
View news from Italy Female Farmers Are Answer to Land Abandonment
ITALY – Women can play a huge part in the preservation of the Italian countryside, the General Federation of Italian Agriculture (Confagricoltura)has said....
12 July 2013
View news from Italy Italian Agriculture & Food Exports See Record High of $34 Billion
ITALY - Italian exports in Agriculture and Food Products see a rise of 7 per cent on the previous year, breaking the $34 billion mark - reports the Coldiretti Farmers Association President, Sergio Marini....
21 June 2013
View news from Italy BIOMIN at MycoRed International Conference “Europe 2013”
ITALY - More than 300 participants from about 50 countries worldwide took part in the final ISM - MycoRed International Conference “Europe 2013” held in Martina Franca (Apulia), Italy from 27 to 31 May, 2013....
04 June 2013
View news from Italy OIE Reviews Italian BSE Risk From Controlled to Negligible
ITALY – Italian cattlemen have welcomed grading changes for Italy’s bovine spongiform encephalopathy risk status, which was altered to negligible from controlled....
12 December 2012
View news from Italy Recession Affects Farming in Third Quarter
ITALY - The economic recession in Italy has now taken hold of agriculture as ISTAT (the Italian Statistics Service) has reported a 6.7 per cent decline in economic output in the third quarter for 2012....
19 November 2012
View news from Italy Confederation Announces Agriculture Sector Downturn Fears
ITALY - The General Confederation of Italian Agriculture (GCIA) has warned that unless the farming sector receives appropriate measures it will continue to shrink alongside the general economy. ...
16 November 2012
View news from Italy Campaigners Demand Reform of EFSA
ITALY - Campaigners have demonstrated outside a conference to mark the 10th anniversary of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), held at its headquarters in Parma, Italy....
 
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