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Hogan urges member states and MEPs to agree on future CAP budget

Outgoing agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has pressed member state governments and MEPs to speed up their approval process for the next CAP’s budget and avoid any more delays.

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Murkowski adds another obstacle to GE salmon in Senate committee-passed spending bill

The $23 billion USDA-FDA spending bill for FY 2020 that passed a Senate committee Thursday (Sept. 19) includes a provision by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) that would set up another obstacle for genetically engineered salmon.

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Polish health ministry begins discussions on sugar tax

Polish deputy health minister Józefa Szczurek-Żelazko has announced that, while no legislative proposal has been drafted to date, the ministry is in dialogue with other government entities regarding the potential introduction of the so-called sugar tax.

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House Democrats blast Trump administration's Waters of the U.S. plan

House Democrats on Wednesday (Sept. 18) grilled EPA's water chief over the Trump administration's decision to repeal the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and suggested the proposed replacement will do little to end decades of confusion about federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.

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Trade in goods increases 10% though Canada-EU deal, says Malmström

The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is a “beacon of trade” that has increased the EU’s agricultural trade by 7% since its’ first full year of provisional application in 2018, EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström said today (September 20).

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Future CAP should include "technology vouchers", says machinery industry

Farm equipment suppliers call on EU member states to include “smart technology vouchers” under their CAP Strategic Plans to foster precision farming in Europe.

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China approves imports from more Argentine beef and poultry plants

Fifteen more Argentine meat establishments were cleared to supply beef and poultry to China this week – paving the way for the South American country to build on a recent upsurge in trade.

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Dates set for MEPs to grill commissioners-designate

The European Parliament has set the dates for hearings in which its various committees question the commissioners-designate ahead of a vote on whether to accept the Commission of President-elect Ursula von der Leyen as a whole.

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House Democrats blast Trump administration's Waters of the U.S. plan

House Democrats on Wednesday (Sept. 18) grilled EPA's water chief over the Trump administration's decision to repeal the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and suggested the proposed replacement will do little to end decades of confusion about federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.

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USDA secretaries since Reagan admin. unite in push for USMCA approval

All seven former living USDA Secretaries since the Reagan Administration signed a letter – and three joined current Secretary Sonny Perdue at USDA Thursday (September 19) – to urge Congress to approve the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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China approves imports from more Argentine beef and poultry plants

Fifteen more Argentine meat establishments were cleared to supply beef and poultry to China this week – paving the way for the South American country to build on a recent upsurge in trade.

Animal Health Food Safety and Standards

Day ahead – Sept. 20, 2019: Trade talks, tomato agreement, NASDA on China

Chinese trade officials will reportedly visit US farms next week following trade talks this week in Washington, DC. Meanwhile, the Florida Tomato Exchange (FTE) welcomed the signing of a new tomato suspension agreement with Mexico and the head of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) urged President Donald Trump to hold China to its WTO obligations.

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EU agriculture policy diary (September 23-27): Informal Council, CAP reform, Mercosur deal

Both the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament are discussing a wide range of important agri-food policy issues this week.

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Food and drink sector the biggest supporter of 10 million ton recycled plastics initiative

The EU food and drink industry has thrown its weight behind a declaration that over 100 government and business members of the Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA) signed September 20, aiming to use 10 million tons of recycled plastics in new products by 2025.

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European soft drinks trade group commits to recycled plastic initiative

UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe, the soft drinks manufacturers’ trade association, has today co-signed the "Circular Plastics Alliance Declaration" with stakeholders including FoodDrinkEurope, EFBW (which represents the bottled water industry) and the European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment (EUROPEN).

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Dates set for MEPs to grill commissioners-designate

The European Parliament has set the dates for hearings in which its various committees question the commissioners-designate ahead of a vote on whether to accept the Commission of President-elect Ursula von der Leyen as a whole.

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Murkowski adds another obstacle to GE salmon in Senate committee-passed spending bill

The $23 billion USDA-FDA spending bill for FY 2020 that passed a Senate committee Thursday (Sept. 19) includes a provision by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) that would set up another obstacle for genetically engineered salmon.

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Day ahead – Sept. 20, 2019: Trade talks, tomato agreement, NASDA on China

Chinese trade officials will reportedly visit US farms next week following trade talks this week in Washington, DC. Meanwhile, the Florida Tomato Exchange (FTE) welcomed the signing of a new tomato suspension agreement with Mexico and the head of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) urged President Donald Trump to hold China to its WTO obligations.

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EPA unwilling to commit to drinking water standard for PFOA or PFOS

A top EPA official on Wednesday refused to commit to developing federal drinking water standards for a pair of per- and poly-fluorinated substances (PFAS) that have contaminated water supplies across the country, drawing a sharp rebuke from House Democrats frustrated with the agency's action plan to deal with the toxic and persistent chemicals.

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Day ahead – Sept. 19, 2019: US-China talks, biofuels meeting, China meat supplies

Another round of deputy-level US-China talks kicks off today in Washington with reports that the two sides are poised to strike an interim deal next month. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is set to meet today at the White House with refining-state senators on proposed biofuel policy changes and China is releasing additional meat supplies from state reserves.

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