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04 April 2016
View news from European Union EU to Provide Milk to Syrian Children in Farmer Aid Measures
EU - The European Commission adopted a €30 million programme to provide 350,000 Syrian children with drinking milk, as part of the already substantial aid provided by the EU to those in need as a consequence of the crisis in the region....
30 March 2016
View news from European Union FrieslandCampina Drops April Milk Price
EUROPE - European dairy co-operative FrieslandCampina has lowered its guaranteed price for raw milk for April 2016 to 27.50 euro per 100 kilogrammes of milk, a reduction of 1 euro compared with March....
24 March 2016
View news from European Union Arla Cuts Milk Price Again
EUROPE - The Arla Foods amba on-account price will reduce, with effect from 1 April, by one euro cent per kg, equating to a UK standard litre price reduction of 0.75 pence....
View news from European Union EU Dairy Price Reports Showing Slight Uplift
EU - The latest average dairy product prices reported by EU member states to the EU Milk Market Observatory for the week ending 13th March showed slight uplifts for the first time in weeks, according to Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) National Dairy...
23 March 2016
View news from European Union EU Politicians Call Again for Country of Origin Labels for Meat, Milk
EU - Food safety MEPs reiterated their support for introducing mandatory country of origin labelling of meat and milk, in a non-binding resolution voted on Tuesday. ...
22 March 2016
View news from European Union EU Agri-Food Exports Rise in January
EU - Agri-food exports from the EU rose to €9.3 billion in January, a tiny amount above January levels in previous years, the latest EU Monitoring EU Agri-Food Trade statistical report shows....
21 March 2016
View news from European Union New EU Regulation to Boost Use of Fertiliser from Farm Waste
EU - The EU Commission has proposed a Regulation which will significantly ease the access of organic and waste-based fertilisers to the EU single market, bringing them on a level playing field with traditional, non-organic fertilisers, which are typically...
17 March 2016
View news from European Union Voluntary Production Cut Measures "Insufficient to Bring Market Stability"
EU - EU Agriculture Ministers this week backed a new package of measures to help farmers, including ailing dairy markets, but the European Milk Board (EMB) has said the measures do not go far enough....
15 March 2016
View news from European Union EU Ag Council Advocates Dairy Production Limits to Tackle Crisis
EU - The European Commission has activated unprecedented measures to combat the crisis in agricultural markets, after a meeting of ministers which was met by farmer protesters in Brussels this week....
View news from European Union New Markets Compensated for Loss of Russia for EU Beef Exports
EU - In 2015, EU exports of live bovine animals showed an increase of close to 60 per cent year-on-year, mainly thanks to the re-opening of the Turkish market, according to the EU's latest Short Term Outlook for arable crops, dairy and meat markets....
View news from European Union Dairy Intervention Volumes Raised After EU Meeting
EU - The European Commission is to raise the volume limits for the dairy intervention schemes, as part of a package of measures announced after a farm council meeting....
14 March 2016
View news from European Union EU Vote for More Antibiotic Responsibility, Research Welcomed
EU - EU farmers' organisation Copa and Cogeca have welcomed a vote by MEPs to update EU law on veterinary medicines but outline some concerns....
10 March 2016
View news from European Union Farmer Organisations Push for Action on Crisis Ahead of EU Meeting
EU - Presidents of the UK farming unions will meet UK ministers in Brussels to discuss ways to respond to the deepening European agricultural crisis ahead of a high-profile meeting of Europe’s Agriculture ministers on Monday March 14 2016. ...
07 March 2016
View news from European Union Assessing the Environmental Impact of Meat Production
EU – A new European project is being established to map, understand and reduce the environmental impact of packed fresh meat from beef, pork and lamb....
02 March 2016
View news from European Union Farmers Need Contingency Plan for Brexit
UK - A contingency plan for agriculture should the UK vote to leave the European Union on June 23 is absolutely essential, according to the Farmers’ Union of Wales....
29 February 2016
View news from European Union EU Scientists Develop New Ways to Prevent Foodborne Illness
EU - The global fight against food poisoning and the requirement for high quality products have pushed European scientists into developing new technologies in food processing....
24 February 2016
View news from European Union New EU Animal Health Laws Aim to Halt Disease Spread
EU - Measures to prevent and halt outbreaks of animal diseases such as avian flu or African swine fever, informally agreed by MEPs and the Council in June 2015, were backed by the EU Parliament's Agriculture Committee on Tuesday. ...
23 February 2016
View news from European Union Arla Foods Amba Price Maintained Through March
EUROPE - Dairy cooperative Arla Foods amba is maintaining its on-account milk price at 21.81 pence per litre, through March 2016, for its 12,700 owners....
19 February 2016
View news from European Union Curb Use of Antibiotics in Farming, EU Politicians Urge
EU - To fight the growing resistance of bacteria to today’s antibiotics, the use of existing antimicrobial drugs should be restricted, and new ones should be developed, said Environment and Public Health Committee MEPs on Wednesday....
View news from European Union EU Animal Welfare Rules Need Better Enforcement
EU - Reacting to EU Ministers talks on the setting up of a new EU animal welfare platform, Copa and Cogeca have highlighted the high welfare standards that exist in the EU and the need to ensure that they are simplified and better enforced rather than...
18 February 2016
View news from European Union Record Value for EU Agri-food Exports in 2015
EU - EU agri-food exports in December 2015 achieved a value of €11.2 billion, thus exceeding the value of previous years for the same month by almost €1 billion. ...
17 February 2016
View news from European Union EU Ministers Highlight Continued Crisis in Dairy, Pigmeat Sectors
EU - During a meeting of the EU's Agriculture and Fisheries Council this week, Ministers took stock of the agricultural market situation, in particular the current difficulties in the milk and pig sectors....
15 February 2016
View news from European Union New Tools to Protect Europe’s Ag Sector from Terrorism
EU - The EU-funded PLANTFOODSEC project has developed an extensive virtual toolbox to help protect both agriculture and plant life from biological weapons that could contaminate Europe’s food supply chain....
12 February 2016
View news from European Union Antibiotic-Resistant Foodborne Pathogens Continue to Spread in EU
EU - Bacteria in humans, food and animals continue to show resistance to the most widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic bacteria in Europe from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....
11 February 2016
View news from European Union EU, Colombia to Increase Trade in Organic Products
EU & COLOMBIA - The Government of Colombia and the European Commission announced today the start of negotiations towards a bilateral agreement on trade in organic products between the European Union and Colombia....
08 February 2016
View news from European Union EU Crop Sowing Figures Good News for Animal Producers
EU - New Copa and Cogeca figures show good EU cereals plantings this year due to favourable weather conditions, but grain prices remain low whilst the EU rapeseed harvest is expected to be down, partly as a result of the the neonicotinoid seed treatment...
03 February 2016
View news from European Union Friesland Campina Maintains Milk Price for February
EUROPE - Dutch dairy cooperative Friesland Campina has set its guaranteed price for raw milk for February 2016 at 29.25 euros per 100 kilogrammes of milk, remaining at the same level as in January 2016....
01 February 2016
View news from European Union EU Extends Storage Aid for Butter, Skimmed Milk Powder
EU - The private storage aid for butter and skimmed milk powder will be extended until 30 September 2016, following the approval by Member States of a proposal made by the European Commission....
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