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Food & Ag Policy Briefing: CAP set for delay, UN climate report, cell-based meat

A lack of clarity over the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), largely due to the uncertainty around Brexit, could mean the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will not be implemented until 2023.

CAP Food Technology

EFSA flags safety concerns over novel food application for whipworm eggs

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has raised safety concerns over an application to authorise viable embryonated eggs of the whipworm Trichuris suis under the 2015 novel foods regulation (2015/2283).

European Food Law Food Policy

EU supports agri-food sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The EU has allocated millions of euros for investments in the food and farming sectors in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).

EU Bosnia And Herzegovina

Will new UK government seek a less ‘European’ regulatory framework for agri-food?

The United Kingdom may be about to embark on an unparalleled experiment in agricultural policy deregulation, following the appointment of Boris Johnson as the country’s prime minister.

Brexit Biotechnology

EFSA clears four PET recycling processes for food packaging

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has assessed four different recycling processes for post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and found no safety concerns for their future use in food packaging.

European Food Law Food Policy

Belgian MEP questions Commission on plans for bacteriophage classification

Belgian centre right MEP, Pascal Arimont, is quizzing the European Commission on their plans for classification of bacteriophages – viruses that can be used to destroy harmful bacteria.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Pilot scheme will see China inspecting Brazilian meat packers by video link

China is to inspect Brazilian meat plants by video as part of a pilot project the South American country is hoping will smooth the way for further increases in trade.

Technology Food Safety and Standards

Food and farming “destroying the ecosystem”, finds UK inquiry

The UK can no longer rely on the hope that future technologies can repair the damage caused by the food and farming industry because time is running out, an independent report reveals today (July 16).

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Food & Ag Policy Briefing: New AGRI & ENVI committee chairs, EU under fire over pesticide regs, plant-based/dairy friction

In an eventful week in Brussels, a German MEP was elected chair of the influential European Parliament agriculture committee (AGRI) and a Frenchman was made chair of the food safety committee (ENVI).

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