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CAP Monitor is the unique guide to the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and is available to all European Agriculture Policy channel subscribers.

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German MEP takes charge of key CAP reform file

The European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee has a new person responsible for drafting one of the most important legislations to the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

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Researchers develop new framework to assess farm resilience

Researchers from across Europe have developed a new framework that examines the economic, social and environmental aspects of farming systems to determine how resilient they are to short- and long-term risks.

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Irish meat sector faces ‘meltdown’ under looming no-deal Brexit

A new report from Ireland’s Central Bank suggests the country’s beleaguered beef sector could be tipped over the edge if its main export market – the UK – leaves the EU without a deal.

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Trade Policy

Austria set to veto EU-Mercosur trade deal

Austrian lawmakers have dealt a massive blow to the EU’s draft trade agreement with Mercosur by demanding that the goverment veto the deal.

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Milk farmers protest low prices, ten years after “historic” milk pouring strikes

European farmers have called for high milk prices again this weekend as they remembered the large-scale milk pouring actions undertaken ten years ago.

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Think tank calls on EU to ban imports driving deforestation

A think tank focusing on agricultural policies has called on the EU to ban imports of any agri-food product contributing to deforestation and suggests introducing a certification scheme based on satellite monitoring to blacklist culprits.

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Farm Policy

Austria set to veto EU-Mercosur trade deal

Austrian lawmakers have dealt a massive blow to the EU’s draft trade agreement with Mercosur by demanding that the goverment veto the deal.

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European Parliament says traditional plant breeding should not be patented

On September 19, the European Parliament voted against patenting fruit, vegetables or seeds obtained from conventional breeding processes.
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New report shows aflatoxins top EU food safety alerts in 2018

Aflatoxins were the leading cause of alerts generated through the EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) in 2018, with groundnut and nuts from the US followed by Turkey the top exporting nation, according to the latest annual report.

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Environment & Conservation

Austria set to veto EU-Mercosur trade deal

Austrian lawmakers have dealt a massive blow to the EU’s draft trade agreement with Mercosur by demanding that the goverment veto the deal.

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Commission receives research strategy to trigger sustainable protein transition

Wageningen University presented a research strategy to the European Commission outlining four key areas that could see the EU shift towards more sustainable protein consumption. 

EU International

EFSA consults on cumulative risk of exposure to multiple pesticide residues

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has opened a public consultation on its pilot studies on the cumulative risk assessment (CRA) of exposure to multiple pesticide residues.

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Renewable Energy

Malaysia tries to woo UK on post-Brexit palm oil policies

Malaysia’s prime minister has called for the UK to move away from the EU’s critical stance on palm oil when it leaves the bloc later this year.

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US, China clash over US compliance ruling at WTO DSB meeting

The US and China tussled over the adoption of an Appellate Body decision on US non-compliance with a dispute panel ruling about various countervailing duty investigations while requests for dispute panels were granted to probe India's sugar subsides during an August 15 meeting of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body (DSB).

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Commission implements new countervailing duties on Indonesian biodiesel

The European Commission has introduced provisional countervailing duties on Indonesian companies that export biodiesel to the European Union, claiming that the industry receives illegal subsidies from the government.

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Brexit

MPs warn 20% of UK’s fruit and vegetables come from “countries at risk of climate breakdown”

A high dependency on imported fresh food, coupled with failure to act on climate change, is risking national food security, a group of UK MPs have warned.

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Irish meat sector faces ‘meltdown’ under looming no-deal Brexit

A new report from Ireland’s Central Bank suggests the country’s beleaguered beef sector could be tipped over the edge if its main export market – the UK – leaves the EU without a deal.

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Veterinary body confirms report that no-deal Brexit is potential disease control risk

The disruption of a no-deal Brexit represents a potential risk to controlling disease and animal welfare in the UK, according to the National Office of Animal Health (NOAH).

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