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'No-deal' Brexit could hit Denmark for billions in lost meat sales

Denmark’s meat sector will face a tough period of adjustment if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement. With lost sales to the UK likely to run into the billions, two new reports suggest adapting will be difficult – but not impossible – for Danish exporters.

Brexit Trade Agreements

EU agriculture policy diary (January 21-25): UTPs, fertilisers, CAP reform

EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan will defend his legislative proposals for the next CAP after Agriculture MEPs cast a crucial vote on the new rules to tackle unfair trading practices.

EU European Agricultural Policy

UK agricultural organisations warn against the “catastrophic” fallouts of a no-deal Brexit

Agricultural organisations in the UK are becoming increasingly mobilized to warn the country's government of the grave dangers of a no-deal scenario on Brexit.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Bolsonaro and Macri boost hopes for EU-Mercosur trade agreement

Hopes that an EU-Mercosur trade deal can be pushed over the line were revived today (January 16) as the Presidents of Argentina and Brazil voiced strong support for advancing the South American bloc's trade agenda.

EU Mercosur

Brexit chaos intensifies as MPs reject Withdrawal Agreement by record margin

Plans for the UK’s exit from the EU have been thrown into chaos by a massive rejection of the draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement by members of the UK Parliament.

Brexit Trade Agreements

Scots, Welsh to sue UK government for agri-food losses under Brexit ‘no deal’

The Scottish and Welsh departments of agriculture have piled further pressure on the UK government by promising to sue the UK Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for “billions” of pounds if the UK leaves the EU on March 29 with no deal.

Brexit Rural Development

US eyes agriculture, food safety in objectives for EU trade talks

Agriculture and food safety are among the topics the US wants included in free trade agreement negotiations with the European Union (EU), despite the EU's reluctance, according to negotiating objectives released late last week by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR).

US Agricultural Policy European Agricultural Policy

Dutch advertising authority rules apple juice concentrate, other juices, are added sweeteners

In a series of decisions, the Dutch Advertising Code Committee (RCC) has ruled against ‘no added sugars’ claims on products which have been sweetened with date paste, apple juice concentrate and concentrated beet juice.

European Food Law Netherlands

Lithuania see opportunities for agriculture in blockchain and Brexit

Last year in Europe was marked by a turbulent summer weather, mounting Brexit uncertainties, the spread of African Swine Fever and big developments in the usage of blockchain technology in food supply chains.

Technology European Agricultural Policy
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