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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...
01 May 2017
IFA's Brexit Negotiations Gaining Support in Brussels
EU - Speaking from Brussels where he is attending a meeting of the European farm group COPA, IFA President Joe Healy said there is an increasing realisation among farm bodies across Europe of the potential damaging implications of a hard Brexit....
04 April 2017
IFA Reports Brazilian Meat Scandal to be Discussed in European Parliament
EU - Following strong lobbying by IFA in Brussels over the last two weeks, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the Chairman of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee Czeslaw Siekierski tabled an oral question for the plenary agenda...
28 March 2017
IFA Urges Strong Response from EU on Brazilian Meat
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has met with Irish MEPs, senior officials in the EU Commission in DG Sante, DG Agriculture, Commissioner Hogan’s cabinet and COPA, to reiterate the IFA call for a ban on Brazilian meat imports....
23 March 2017
IFA: Call for Ban on Brazilian Meat; Commission Response Inadequate
EU - IFA President Joe Healy has reiterated his call for a full ban on Brazilian meat imports into the EU, including poultry, saying the move by the EU Commission to halt only those companies implicated in the investigation is not enough....
22 March 2017
IFA Urges EU Commissioner to Immediately Ban Brazilian Meat
EU - IFA President Joe Healy has called for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat imports into the EU. He said the latest shocking revelations on the failure of Brazil to meet EU standards and controls in the meat sector raises very serious concerns around...
01 March 2017
Closest Possible Trading Relationship with UK, Strong CAP Key Brexit Issues
EU - Reacting to a report by the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture on the impact of Brexit on farming, IFA President Joe Healy said the two key issues for the agriculture sector are the closest possible trading relationship between the UK and EU, and...
24 February 2017
EU Agri-food Exports Reach Record High in 2016
EU - Agri-food exports from the European Union reached record high in 2016, according to annual 2016 figures....
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