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22 July 2015
View news from France Suffocating French Farmers, Road Blockades and New Hashtags
ANALYSIS – Disappointment over low farmgate prices is being felt across Europe but French farmers are expressing their anger the most vehemently....
13 July 2015
View news from France Greek Exit Spells Danger for French Beef
FRANCE – A Greek exit from the Eurozone could damage French beef exports, warns an industry leader....
07 July 2015
View news from France French Plans to Support Agri-food Sector to 2025
ANALYSIS - Fresh moves are being made in France to support the livestock and agriculture sectors that have been rocked by low prices and poor market conditions....
28 May 2015
View news from France France Negligible Risk of BSE
FRANCE - France has been classified as a country with "negligible risk" from BSE....
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....
13 March 2015
View news from France “Fear Leads to Slavery”: French Post-Quota Advice
FRANCE - A post-quota Europe needs fair contracts for its dairy farmers, expert insight on production and markets and an awareness of corporate integration taking hold....
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....
03 October 2014
View news from France SPACE Offered Window on French Livestock Sector
FRANCE - The SPACE livestock event held in Rennes, France, is notable in that it is still held annually and judging by this year’s bumper attendance the organisers will be under no pressure to move to putting this salon on biennlally, although a strike...
24 September 2014
View news from France French Mega Dairy Proposal Meets Resistance
FRANCE – Planning for a thousand cow dairy farm in France’s Picardy region has met strong opposition and legislative complications....
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....
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