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Set Alert for Environment and Conservation

Food and Ag Policy Briefing: F2F Strategy, CAP transition and COVID-19 support

While EU policymakers made some important decisions on their future agri-food policies last week, US farmers got more clarity on the emergency aid that they will soon receive from the government.

EU United States

Commission defends Farm to Fork strategy against fears it will hit agri-food profits

The European Commission published new details on how its sustainable policies will be developed in close consultation with food producers, after European farming groups slammed the new Farm to Fork strategy as a “general attack” on farmers’ income.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Europe’s top users of glyphosate identified in new research

A survey conducted by agricultural scientists has identified which EU member states are most dependent on glyphosate.

EU European Agricultural Policy

EU agriculture policy diary (25-29 May): COVID-19 response, CAP transition, F2F Strategy

Members of the European Parliament are lining up for meetings with European Commission officials to discuss the most important recent developments in EU agri-food policies.

EU Coronavirus

European Commission launches Farm to Fork Strategy with four key targets

Today (20 May), the European Commission launched its Farm to Fork (F2F) Strategy, which aims to drive more sustainable food consumption and production in the EU.

EU Coronavirus

EU meat and dairy groups outline criteria for harmonised labelling

European meat and dairy trade groups have said uncoordinated nutrition labelling schemes across the EU pose a commercial risk to the single market and outlined what a harmonised version should contain.

EU European Agricultural Policy

MEPs object to proposal to approve GM soybean

The European Commission should withdraw its proposal to approve a genetically modified triple- stack soybean line, says the European Parliament.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Poland pushes for higher CAP budget

The Polish government’s proposal to increase the next CAP budget by 10% has been backed by EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski.

Poland EU

Agri-food corporations join international call for green recovery

Over 150 major multinationals have urged governments to make sure that their COVID-19 economic aid supports the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

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