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Friday, November 28, 2014
EU Farmers Reimbursed €868 Million
EU – Farmers across Europe are being reimbursed a total of €868 million in direct aid by the Common Agricultural Policy....
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Animal Health Company Pleas for Responsible Use of Antibiotics
EU – A global animal health company has used antibiotic awareness week to preach “responsible use” of veterinary antibiotics at the launch of its pan-European campaign....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Europe Responds to Bird Flu Outbreaks
EU - Emergency measures to combat bird flu have come into force in countries already reporting outbreaks - the Netherlands and the UK - and surveillance is raised in France. The virus in the UK has been confirmed as H5N8 and culling has begun on the affected...
Monday, November 17, 2014
Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Support for Flexibility of EU Countries to Ban GMO Crops
EU - Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their own territory even if it is allowed at EU level won the support of the Environment Committee on Tuesday...
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Promotion of Agricultural Products in the EU
EU - The European Commission has approved 27 programmes to promote agricultural products in the European Union and in third countries. ...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Russian Trade Ban, Other Trade Issues Discussed at EU Agriculture Council
EU - The 3337th Council meeting Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting held in Luxembourg earlier this week under the presidency of Maurizio Martina, Minister for Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policy discussed the Europe 2020 strategy, international...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
New Agriculture Commissioner Told to Simplify Greening, Payments
EU - Simplification of the direct payments in the Common Agricultural Policy and greening are two of the issues that have been put top of the list of priorities for the new European Commissioner for agriculture designate, Phil Hogan....
Farm Bureau Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad
EU - American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive agreements that would reduce, if not eliminate, government-imposed...
Friday, September 12, 2014
New EU Laws on Veterinary Medicines Planned
EU - New proposals have been put forward that will make veterinary medicines more available in the EU to treat and prevent diseases in animals....
Friday, September 05, 2014
Commission Outlines Aid for Sectors Affected by Russian Import Ban
EU - In order to help agriculture and fishing businesses affects by Russia's import ban, the European Commission (EC) is now monitoring carefully the market prices for affected products in each member state each week, writes Lucy Towers, 5m Editor....
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
EU Animal Feed Body to Work Closer with Romania, Bulgaria
EU - The European Feed Manufacturers Federation (FEFAC) is strengthening cooperation with the feed manufacturing associations in Romania and Bulgaria...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Study Finds Link Across Europe to Salmonella Outbreak from Eggs
EU - Outbreaks and sporadic cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in Austria, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as one case reported in Luxembourg, appear to be linked by the time of symptom onset and microbiological characteristics of isolates....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Farmers Issue Support Plea after Russian Ban
EU – European farmers have called for extra support from the Common Agricultural Policy in response to Russia’s import ban....
Immediate EU Response Needed for Russian Exports Ban
EU - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to take immediate steps to force an effective response from the EU Commissioner for Agriculture, to the Russian ban on food exports....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Copa Cogeca Welcomes Move to Support EU Agriculture Sector
EUROPE - Copa-Cogeca has welcomed the move by European Agriculture Commissioner Ciolos to help support the EU farm sector in response to the crisis hitting the sector as a result of the Russian ban on agricultural products....
Friday, July 18, 2014
Copa-Cogeca Urges Stronger Action to Combat Unfair Practices
EU - European agriculture sector organisation Copa-Cogeca has welcomed the fact that the European Commission has recognised that abusive and unfair practices are present in the food chain....
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Eurogroup Urges Parliament to Ban Force Feeding of Ducks, Geese
EU - Eurogroup for animals is shocked that every Member of the European Parliament received last week a gift from several organisations....
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
EU Council Meeting Addresses Organic Farming Regulation
EU - At the 3328th Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting on 14 July, participants discussed the strengthening of the regulatory framework for organic farming, the future of the milk sector and future fishing opportunities....
Friday, July 11, 2014
EU Ag, Fisheries Committee to Discuss Organic Farming
EU - Among the topics on the agenda for discussion by the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Committee at a meeting in Brussels on 14 July will be a policy debate on organic farming....
Monday, June 16, 2014
Food Safety Alert System in EU Celebrates 35 Years
EU - Europe is more than ever reliant on its Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) to ensure that our food meets some of the highest food safety standards in the world. Besides its main role of ensuring food safety since its creation 35 years ago,...
EU Agriculture, Fisheries Committee Meets This Week
EU - The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting will take place in Luxembourg on 16 and 17 June 2014. Among the leading topics on the agenda are the single school food scheme, the dairy market and Milk Package and the national implementation of CAP...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Eurogroup Pushes to Keep Animal Welfare a Priority for New Parliament
EU - Eurogroup for Animals is currently analysing the results of the European elections to see how many candidates that supported the animal welfare pledge have been elected and hopes that the new Parliament will continue to work to protect the welfare...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
European Commission Launches Study to Identify Young Farmers' Needs
EU - The European Commission has launched a study to identify the needs of young farmers and review agricultural exchange schemes for young farmers....
Friday, May 09, 2014
European Council Adopts Regulation for Animal, Plant Financing
EU - The European Council adopted a regulation laying down provisions for the management of expenditure relating to the food chain, animal health and animal welfare, and relating to plant health and plant reproductive material....
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