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22 June 2018
Winterbotham Darby wins prestigious Special Recognition Award from Compassion in World Farming
UK-based continental meats supplier, Winterbotham Darby, are extremely proud to have received the Special Recognition Award at the Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards in Paris today (Thursday 21 June, 2018)...
08 June 2018
EU continues to top global agri-food trade
BRUSSELS - With an agri-food trade value of €255 billion in 2017, the EU confirms for yet another year its position as largest global exporter and importer of agri-food products...
07 June 2018
EU budget: New Single Market programme to empower and protect Europeans
BRUSSELS, 7 June 2018 - For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing a new, dedicated €4 billion programme to empower and protect consumers and enable Europe's many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to take full advantage...
06 June 2018
Progress made, but take-up of ultra-fast broadband still significantly behind target, say EU Auditors
Although broadband coverage has generally been improving across the EU, not all targets set for 2020 will be met, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors...
29 May 2018
Water reuse: European Commission proposes measures to make it easier and safer for agricultural irrigation
BRUSSELS - The Commission is proposing new rules to stimulate and facilitate water reuse in the EU for agricultural irrigation...
03 May 2018
EU budget leaves environment in the cold, says Greenpeace EU
BRUSSELS - The European Commission has slashed funding earmarked for environmental protection in a draft seven-year EU budget released today...
25 April 2018
EU guidelines give a boost to former foodstuffs industry
The UK Former Foodstuffs Processing Association (UKFFPA) has welcomed the European Commission’s publication of ‘Guidelines for the feed use of food no longer intended for human consumption’...
22 December 2017
Hubbard facility awarded Compartment status
Hubbard is pleased to announce that their French primary breeding operations have officially obtained Avian Influenza Free Compartment status, following the audit conducted by the French Veterinary Authorities under the provisions of Commission Regulation...
19 December 2017
Copa and Cogeca Welcome Progress on Brexit Negotiation
EU - Copa and Cogeca welcome progress made and the green light given by European leaders at a Summit in Brussels for talks on the UK’s future relationship with the EU....
13 December 2017
Salmonella Cases no Longer Falling in EU
EU - The declining trend of salmonellosis cases in the European Union (EU) has levelled off according to the annual report on zoonotic diseases published yesterday....
12 December 2017
EU Farm Ministers Urged to Support CAP with Strong Budget
EU - During a high-level meeting with the Estonian Presidency yesterday, Copa and Cogeca told EU Farm Ministers that the new EU Commission Communication on the future of food and farming is a good starting point. It is ambitious and as such requires...
06 December 2017
Copa and Cogeca: EU Farmers, Cooperatives Making Huge Efforts to Tackle AMR
EU - Copa and Cogeca highlighted yesterday the progress farmers and their cooperatives have made in tackling antimicrobial resistance, with EU reports showing a 13 per cent decline in antimicrobial use in livestock production....
05 December 2017
Call for Urgent Action on Food, Nutrition Security, Report Reveals
EU - As part of an unprecedented global InterAcademy Partnership project by 130 science academies, a team of scientists from across Europe undertook a two-year, extensive analysis on the future of food, nutrition, agriculture, and health....
30 November 2017
Initial Reaction to EU Commission Plan on Future CAP Outlined
EU - Reacting to the EU Commission plan on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) yesterday, Copa and Cogeca called for a real simplification of CAP rules and for any further renationalization of the CAP to be prevented....
23 November 2017
EU Trade Ban Brings Down Global Trade in Wild Birds
EU - Trade of wild birds has dropped about 90 per cent globally since the EU banned bird imports in 2005. ...
01 November 2017
Increased Budget Critical to Ensuring CAP Post 2020 Fit for Purpose, Says IFA
EU - In response to the draft communication from EU Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan, on the reform of the CAP Post 2020, IFA President Joe Healy has said an increased CAP budget is essential to ensure that the future CAP is effective and fit for...
05 October 2017
IFA: EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the "Weak Flesh" meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian authorities seriously misled the EU Commission, and cannot guarantee European...
04 October 2017
Brexit Solutions Must Focus on Trading Relationship with All of UK, IFA Says
EU - Responding to a leaked EU Commission memo suggesting an all-island approach for the agri-food sector, IFA President Joe Healy said that Ireland’s objective in the Brexit negotiations must be the maintenance of the closest possible trading arrangements...
22 August 2017
Risks Posed by Longer-term Consumption of Foods Contaminated with Fipronil
EU - An average daily intake level was determined for an initial preliminary estimation. ...
17 August 2017
Two Dutch Men Appear in Court Over EU Egg Tainting Scandal
EU - Two Dutch men arrested in connection with the ongoing egg scandal in Europe have appeared in court on Tuesday this week, reports Chris McCullough for ThePoultrySite....
09 August 2017
Dutch Egg Scandal Spreads to UK, France
UK & FRANCE - The United Kingdom and France have said that some insecticide-tainted eggs may have entered their countries, as millions of chickens faced being culled in the Netherlands in a growing European contamination scandal....
28 July 2017
EU Report Shows More Evidence on Link Between Antibiotic Use, Antibiotic Resistance
EU - The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of use of antibiotics on the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ...
02 June 2017
Mercosur Negotiations Can't Continue in Light of Brazilian Meat Scandal, Says IFA
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said has said that, based on the most recent revelations regarding political and administrative corruption at the highest levels in the Brazilian meat industry and Government, it is not credible for the...
04 May 2017
IFA Says Unfair Trading Practices Costing Farmers, Agri Co-ops
EU - Speaking in Brussels at an event organised by EuroCommerce in the European Parliament, IFA President Joe Healy said unfair trading practices (UTPs) by retailers cost farmers and agri co-ops across Europe nearly €11bn each year....
02 May 2017
Farmers, Cooperative Presidents Come Together; Agree on Future of CAP
EU - European farmers and cooperative Presidents united in Brussels on Friday (28 April) and agreed on a joint position on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), underlining the need for a stronger, sustainable and more modern CAP which is more...
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