Governments lack policies to support food sector in low carbon transition – report

By |oktober 16th, 2018|agri-food sector, Biodiversity, Climate Change, dairy products, environment, Food, Health, meat consumption, News|

Unlike the energy sector, agriculture does not benefit from public policies geared towards a low carbon transition, which means farming is still a significant contributor to climate change due to meat over-consumption, a new report published on 16 Octo...

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Mexico wins ‘cheese war’ over Europe in trade deal

By |april 23rd, 2018|cheese, dairy products, EU-Mexico, Manchego, News, trade deal, trade dispute|

EU and Mexico reached a political agreement on Saturday (21 April) that will open new markets to European farmers, but Spain’s Manchego producers feel they have been left in the lurch by the bloc.

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How EU powdered milk threatens African production

By |marec 2nd, 2018|agriculture, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, dairy crisis, dairy products, development aid, Economic Partnership Agreement, European Parliament, milk crisis, milk quotas, News, West Africa|

The secondary effect of the common agricultural policy (CAP) on African agriculture is a source of concern for MEPs. In recent years exports of powdered milk have soared, threatening the African dairy sector. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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New law on weightloss products could escalate obesity in Europe

By |september 20th, 2017|dairy products, News, obesity, protein intake, public health, total diet replacements, total meal replacements, weightloss|

New EU regulation on total diet replacement will take effect by early October, after MEPs voted in September to increase the protein and fat requirements in meal replacements, but the industry has warned that it may be ineffective and further aggravate...

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Hard border could spell the end for Northern Ireland’s dairy processors

By |avgust 31st, 2017|border controls, dairy, dairy products, Hard Brexit, Ireland, News, Northern Ireland|

Controls on the Irish border could make the island’s dairy industry “unworkable”, while tariffs could force Northern Irish milk processors out of business altogether, the sector has warned.

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EU heading for butter shortage by year end

By |avgust 30th, 2017|dairy, dairy products, News, Supply Chain|

Dairy producers have warned that the EU faces a butter supply crisis by the end of the year, as changing demand and market imbalances send prices to a historic high.

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Italy introduces new labelling law for dairy products

By |april 19th, 2017|dairy products, Food labelling, Italy, Made in Italy, Maurizio Martina, News, PDO, PGI|

Italian dairy products will from today (19 April) have to show on their labels the origin of their raw materials. Italy's agricultural minister hopes the experiment will be copied by other European countries. EURACTIV’s partner Italia Oggi reports.

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