The UK National Farmers Union (NFU) has backed calls made by a cross-party group for the new Agriculture Bill to allow British farmers to access to gene-editing technology post-Brexit.
The EU's pivotal Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy, presented on Wednesday (20 May), softened its stance on meat compared to the previous draft versions but offered staunch support for alternative proteins, which campaigners said was the first step in the ri...
The EU's Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy has targeted 25% of agricultural land in the EU being organically farming by 2030, a three fold increase.
The long-awaited EU Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy published on Wednesday (20 May) unveiled a highly anticipated 50% target for the reduction of pesticide use and risk.
After multiple outbreaks of coronavirus brought meat-processing plants to a standstill across the US, a similar trend has started to be seen across the EU, with potentially damaging consequences for the sector.
Oxfam is urging governments and pharmaceutical companies to guarantee that vaccines, tests, and treatments will be patent-free and equitably distributed to all nations and people, ahead of the World Health Assembly next week.
The European Commission announced on Tuesday (12 May) that eight research projects aimed at developing treatments and diagnostics for the coronavirus have been selected for funding in a fast-track call for proposals.
Spanish MEP Izaskun Bilbao, member of the group Renew Europe in the EP, said in an interview with Efeagro this week that the COVID-19 pandemic requires immediate responses to help the EU’s agricultural and fisheries sector. She stressed that in...
With the presentation of the long-awaited Farm to Fork strategy due in the coming days, EURACTIV took a look at the potential that insects hold for contributing to the goals of the strategy and creating a more self-reliant, sustainable food system in t...
In the largest study to date on the risk factors associated with COVID-19, researchers have found that people of Asian and Black ethnic backgrounds are at a higher risk of death from the virus, but were still unable to fully explain why.