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Traceability and Supply Chain

Traceability & Supply Chain

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Polish MPs call on government to liberalise online alcohol sales

A group of Polish lawmakers from the opposition Confederation party have called on the government to scrap the ban on online alcohol sales. The MPs claim that the restriction does not take into account the societal and technological developments that have taken place in Poland over the past years.

European Food Law Poland

EU suspends imports of Ukraine’s poultry over avian flu

Authorities in Ukraine reacted with dismay today after being informed that the EU is suspending poultrymeat imports following recent outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian flu.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

EU tries again to reform decision-making for GMOs and agrochemicals

The European Commission is hoping to restart discussions on its proposals to reform the EU decision-making process, or “comitology”, particularly for approvals of genetically modified organisms and agrochemicals.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Pan-Europe petition to make origin labelling mandatory passes one million signatures

Italy’s farmers’group, Coldiretti, has announced that 1.1 million signatures have now been collected across Europe in support of the pan-European “Eat ORIGINal! Unmask your food” petition that appeals to the European Commission to guarantee more transparency in food labelling.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

EU consults on negative list of agrochemical co-formulants

The European Commission has issued a long-awaited draft list of 90 unacceptable co-formulants in agrochemicals and is inviting feedback on the list by February 13th.

 

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Italy seizes smuggled Chinese pork with possible ASF threat

Authorities in Italy have seized more than nine tonnes of pork illegally imported from China, warning that the consignment could potentially have been contaminated with African Swine Fever (ASF).

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Environment & Conservation

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Austria prepares for new EU organic regulation in 2021

The Austrian government is preparing farmers for the entry into force in 2021 of the new EU organic regulation which seeks to improve animal welfare and food quality.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

EU consults on negative list of agrochemical co-formulants

The European Commission has issued a long-awaited draft list of 90 unacceptable co-formulants in agrochemicals and is inviting feedback on the list by February 13th.

 

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

NBT proposal will be in new EU Farm-to-Fork strategy

A proposal on the regulation of new breeding techniques (NBTs) in plants will be included in the forthcoming “Farm-to-Fork” strategy, says EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides. 

EU European Agricultural Policy

Food & Ag Policy Briefing: Luxembourg to ban glyphosate, Italy cracks down on Mafia, Mexico-US trade deal approved

A major operation against the Sicilian mafia over alleged fraud with EU funds intended for farmers was carried out last week by the Italian authorities.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Leading food brands not meeting deforestation commitments

Major snack food brands have failed to address human rights abuses and forest destruction in their palm oil supply chains, according to a new assessment.

EU European Agricultural Policy

EU agriculture policy diary (January 20-24): Council chair and Wojciechowski meet MEPs

The new Croatian Council Presidency will present its priorities for agriculture, environment and trade policies to members of the European Parliament this week.

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Organics

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Austria prepares for new EU organic regulation in 2021

The Austrian government is preparing farmers for the entry into force in 2021 of the new EU organic regulation which seeks to improve animal welfare and food quality.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Organic food consumption growing in the EU

Demand for organic food has increased sharply in the EU with northern countries representing the main destination market for those products.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Commission launches calls for agri-food promotion campaigns

The European Commission is accepting applications for new programmes to promote EU agri-food products at home and abroad.

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