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Green party asks Commission to stop EU-Mercosur trade talks over Bolsonaro’s policies

The Parliament’s Green party has launched a call to stop trade talks between the EU and Mercosur due to Brazil's change of political course under President Bolsonaro.

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French MPs pass bill to exclude palm oil from biofuel list

The French National Assembly has passed a bill stipulating that palm oil “is not a biofuel” and will not be entitled to tax incentives as of January 1, 2020.

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French wine and spirits would suffer the most from a no-deal Brexit

French wine and spirits would be severely impacted by the exit of the United Kingdom from the EU without a deal in place, the President of the country's national farmers' union (FNSEA) has said.

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NPPC slams EU negotiating mandates for US trade talks

The European Union's (EU) exclusion of agriculture from its draft negotiating mandates for trade talks with the US drew sharp criticism from the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC).

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Green party asks Commission to stop EU-Mercosur trade talks over Bolsonaro’s policies

The Parliament’s Green party has launched a call to stop trade talks between the EU and Mercosur due to Brazil's change of political course under President Bolsonaro.

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UK would have no say on EU trade deals in customs union, warns former WTO leader

The UK Government would have no influence on new EU trade deals if it chose to remain part of a customs union with the bloc, the former Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has stated.

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Farm Policy

Leaked Commission paper would relax assessment of damage to bees from pesticides

The environmental NGO Greenpeace has published a leaked Commission plan where the standards which led to the ban of three neonicotinoids would be loosened for other pesticides.

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NPPC slams EU negotiating mandates for US trade talks

The European Union's (EU) exclusion of agriculture from its draft negotiating mandates for trade talks with the US drew sharp criticism from the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC).

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Green party asks Commission to stop EU-Mercosur trade talks over Bolsonaro’s policies

The Parliament’s Green party has launched a call to stop trade talks between the EU and Mercosur due to Brazil's change of political course under President Bolsonaro.

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Environment & Conservation

Green party asks Commission to stop EU-Mercosur trade talks over Bolsonaro’s policies

The Parliament’s Green party has launched a call to stop trade talks between the EU and Mercosur due to Brazil's change of political course under President Bolsonaro.

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Environment MEPs back rules to promote water re-use for agricultural irrigation

Members of the European Parliament have supported the Commission’s plans to counter water scarcity through the re-use of treated wastewater for agricultural production.

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French MPs pass bill to exclude palm oil from biofuel list

The French National Assembly has passed a bill stipulating that palm oil “is not a biofuel” and will not be entitled to tax incentives as of January 1, 2020.

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Renewable Energy

Food and Ag Policy Briefing: Shutdown continues, Brexit ‘plan B’, crop protection, CAP

A review of the most significant talking points in the food and agriculture policy sphere for the past seven days.

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Commission prepared to strike deal to exempt tariffs on Argentine biodiesel

The European Commission is willing to reach an agreement with Argentine biodiesel producers to settle a long-running trade dispute over imports of the fuel into Europe.

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Commission approves Portuguese biomass installations in forest areas prone to fires

The European Commission has approved a Portuguese scheme to support biomass energy installations close to forest areas at risk of fires.

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Brexit

UK would have no say on EU trade deals in customs union, warns former WTO leader

The UK Government would have no influence on new EU trade deals if it chose to remain part of a customs union with the bloc, the former Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has stated.

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UK-New Zealand veterinary pact eases concerns of meat exporters

Meat industry bodies in New Zealand have welcomed news of a new veterinary agreement with the UK that should help keep trade flowing after Brexit.

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French wine and spirits would suffer the most from a no-deal Brexit

French wine and spirits would be severely impacted by the exit of the United Kingdom from the EU without a deal in place, the President of the country's national farmers' union (FNSEA) has said.

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