Gene editing, CAP reform bickering, hospitality sector

By |junij 19th, 2020|AGRI, Agrifood, agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, animal welfare, bees, CAP, coronavirus, COVID-19, EFSA, ENVI, gene editing, GMOs, hospitality sector, News|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. German Green faction pushes for gene editing, overhaul of regulation In an unprecedented...

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Lack of skilled workers ‘serious concern’ for pig welfare at slaughter

By |junij 18th, 2020|animal farming, animal welfare, EFSA, livestock, livestock farming, meat plant, meat production, News, pig, pig farming, pig welfare, slaughterhouses|

The European food safety authority (EFSA) has published its latest scientific opinion on the welfare of pigs at slaughter, which found that the majority of hazards identified were due in large part to staff failings.

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Organic regulation postponement, new F2F date confirmed, agritourism struggles

By |maj 7th, 2020|agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, agritourism, convergence, coronavirs, COVID-19, crisis reserve, EFSA, Farm to Fork, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, organic regulation, Pesticides, tourism|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. Commission urged to hold off new rules on organic products Backed by the...

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NGO challenges new EFSA studies on multiple pesticides as ‘unfit for purpose’

By |maj 5th, 2020|cumulative effects, EFSA, maximum residue levels, News, PAN Europe, Pesticides|

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published the results of its two pilot assessments on the risks posed to humans by residues of multiple pesticides in food, but a leading European association of health/consumer groups has deemed them “unfit for purpose.”

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EFSA report offers snapshot into pesticide residues on food

By |april 7th, 2020|EFSA, Farm to Fork, News, pesticide reduction, pesticide regulation, pesticide residues, Pesticides|

EFSA published its annual report on pesticide residues found in food in the European Union on Thursday (2 April) which found that the food commodities analysed were “unlikely to pose concern for consumer health.”

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Are Europeans ready for an insect-based diet?

By |marec 5th, 2020|agriculture, animal breeding techniques, edible insects, EFSA, European Food Safety Agency, Farm to Fork, foodstuffs, Meat, meat production, News, soya|

While insect-based foods have so far been quite a niche product, they are viewed as a highly promising solution to the challenges facing the food industry. Although new EU regulations should pave the way for these products - European eating habits migh...

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AMR: Foodborne superbugs harder to beat, say EU agency

By |marec 5th, 2020|AMR, Antimicrobial resistance, Campylobacter, E.coli, ECDC, EFSA, News, One Health, salmonella|

Foodborne bacteria such as Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. Coli are getting harder to treat as they are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics used to beat them, two EU agencies warned in a report published on Tuesday (3 March).

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EFSA will keep British experts despite Brexit

By |februar 21st, 2020|EFSA, News|

The European Food Safety Authority will keep UK experts in its ranks despite Brexit, because science does not recognise borders "and we want to have the best people", the EU food watchdog chief told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.

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Spread of African swine fever confirmed in nine EU countries

By |januar 30th, 2020|african swine fever, EFSA, News, pigs, wild boar|

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its latest annual update on the presence of African swine fever (ASF) in the European Union, which found that the area of the EU affected by the disease is "progressively expanding."

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Cultured meat could be on the EU market ‘as early as 2022’

By |januar 15th, 2020|animal farming, Climate Change, cultured meat, EFSA, intensive animal farming, meat alternatives, meat tax, News|

After environmentalist George Monbiot’s controversial “Apocalypse Cow” documentary recently suggested that we may soon see the end of all farming, EURACTIV took a look at cultured meat to see what it is and where we're at.

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