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Podcast: Food and drink levies - public health and climate solution, or 'stealth tax'?

The topic of taxing certain food and drink products to change consumer behaviour has become one of the most hotly-contested debates in public health policy around the globe 


Food Policy Environment and Conservation Health and Nutrition

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Podcast: African Swine Fever in Belgium - markets impacts and animal health

The detection of African Swine Fever in Belgium has put western Europe on high alert for further outbreaks – what could it mean for the EU pig meat sector?

Animal Health Food Safety and Standards European Agricultural Policy

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Podcast: EU sugar in the post-quota era

How is the EU sugar market faring in the post-production quota environment? What impact will the ban on outdoor uses of neonicotinoids have on yields? Will Brexit change the industry in the UK?

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Podcast: CAP Reform & Farm Bill progress

Proposals for the next Common Agricultural Policy have been submitted by the European Commission, while the new US Farm Bill is making its way through the Legislative Branch, meaning it is a significant time for the farming sectors on both sides of the Atlantic.

European Agricultural Policy US Agricultural Policy

Webinar: What future for palm oil in Europe?

Palm oil’s versatility means it is widely consumed in a large array of products in Europe, including bread, chocolate bars and ice cream, as well as being a significant feedstock for biofuel production. But concerns over the oil’s environmental impact have resulted in food companies and policy makers moving to limit its use.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Podcast: World sugar production and consumption

Sugar production is expected to exceed demand this season and next – but will policy initiatives such as taxes on soft drinks have an impact on consumption?

US Food Policy European Food Law

Podcast: What does the future hold for the biopesticides sector?

With a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 16-17%, biopesticides is currently the fastest growing segment in the crop protection sector, with sales estimated at US$3 billion today compared with $0.6bn in 2003.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Podcast: Ag in the crossfire as trade dispute escalates; and the death of the WTO?

US President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on “unfair trade” has turned into action, with the imposition of tariffs of up to 25% on steel imports and 10% on aluminium. Are we on the verge of a trade war that will adversely impact the global farming and food sectors?

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Podcast: Developments in the global crop protection market

The crop protection sector is dealing with a number of challenges including a rapidly changing regulatory environment, the consolidation of the industry through high profile mergers, and stagnant sales around the world after a period of rapid growth.

Crop Inputs Agribusiness

Podcast: Brexit, the CAP and a future UK agriculture policy

The European Commission did not mention the UK's withdrawal from the EU at all in its future CAP communication released late last year, but it is clear that Brexit will have a major impact on the formation and construction of the bloc's agriculture policy after 2020. 
European Agricultural Policy Brexit

Podcast: US trade policy and its impact on food and agriculture

Trade policy has been a key feature of President Donald Trump’s first year in office and the effects have been felt in the US agribusiness sector.  

US Agricultural Policy NAFTA