Six million less chickens slaughtered weekly in EU after Mercosur pact

By |oktober 22nd, 2019|beef, irish beef, News, poultry|

The EU poultry meat sector was sacrificed in order to convince Brazil to seal the Mercosur trade agreement. But the impact on the sector in Europe is expected to be very heavy, the association of poultry processors told EURACTIV.com.

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Forest protection likely to be new priority for EU Parliament

By |september 12th, 2019|agriculture industry, beef, Brazil, European Commission, European Parliament, forest fires, forests, Jair Bolsonaro, News, soya|

Large areas of forest are being cleared worldwide for the agricultural industry. Although the EU requires its contracting partners to protect the environment,  it lacks the means for enforcement. Environmentalists and the European Parliament see an urgent need for action. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Commission reassures member states about meat market crisis risks

By |marec 19th, 2019|beef, Brexit, DCFTA, irish beef, Meat, News, poultry, tariffs, Ukraine|

Some EU ministers raised concerns about external market disturbances in the meat sector coming from Ukraine and Brexit during a meeting on Monday (18 March) but Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan pledged to fight fire with fire.

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Poland admits exporting suspect beef to ten EU countries

By |februar 1st, 2019|beef, beef labelling, livestock, Meat, meat production, News, Poland|

The European Commission will send a team of inspectors to Poland on Monday after a TV report showed sick cows being butchered for food in a Polish slaughterhouse.

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Commission proposes to redistribute beef quota to please the US

By |september 3rd, 2018|beef, CETA, Donald Trump, EU-US relations, EU-US trade relations, News|

The European Commission proposed on Monday (9 September) a redistribution of the existing quota for hormone-free beef in order to address longstanding demands from the US to increase its exports within the agreed limits.

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Mercosur: Don’t sacrifice our food standards and tropical forests for trade

By |junij 7th, 2018|beef, deforestation, EU-Mercosur, forests, meat imports, Mercosur, News|

The trade agreement currently being negotiated by the EU and Morcosur will increase poverty and accelerate the demise of European farmers by subjecting them to unfair competition, argue Perrine Fournier and Yannick Jadot.

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Survey: Major retailers and producers in Germany back binding meat label

By |marec 28th, 2018|beef, beef labelling, Food labelling, Germany, meat imports, meat production, News|

A number of major retailers and meat producers see the idea of a legally binding label on meat in positive light, according to a Greenpeace survey published on 27 March. 

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EU, Mercosur resume talks on trade deal

By |februar 20th, 2018|beef, car industry, EU-Mercosur, free trade, Mercosur, News, protectionism|

Negotiators from Mercosur and the European Union are due to resume talks today (20 February) after edging closer to a historic trade deal during the last round in Brussels.

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Farmers renew calls for protection in Mercosur negotiations

By |januar 25th, 2018|beef, Brazil, Copa-Cogeca, EU-Mercosur, free trade agreements, Ireland, Mercosur, News|

European farmers have written to the European Commission to “reject any concessions” on the agricultural chapters of the EU’s free trade negotiations with South American trading bloc Mercosur, which they say would expose farmers to unfair competition.

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EU stalls on new Mercosur trade offers, delaying deal

By |december 13th, 2017|Aloysio Nunes, Argentina, beef, Brazil, Cecilia Malmström, ethanol, free trade agreement, Mercosur, News, Paraguay, Uruguay, WTO|

Trade talks between the European Union and South America’s Mercosur bloc will likely extend into next year after European negotiators said they needed more time to respond to improved offers, a source close to Mercosur negotiators said yesterday (12 December).

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