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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Welfare of rabbits farmed in Europe not up to scratch, says EFSA

By |januar 9th, 2020|animal welfare, cages, ECI, EFSA, News, rabbit farms, rabbits|

The welfare of adult rabbits kept in conventional cage systems is worse than that of those housed in other systems used in the EU, EFSA has concluded in an extensive study which investigated rabbit welfare in the EU.

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EU to ban two ‘brain-damaging’ pesticides

By |december 9th, 2019|chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, EFSA, News, organic, organophosphates, pesticide ban, pesticide regulation, Pesticides, ScoPaff|

Representatives from member states in the EU Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCOPAFF) voted to ban the controversial pesticides chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl from the EU market on Friday (6 December). Based on the statements from th...

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New scientific research offers hope for overcoming olive tree killer

By |oktober 31st, 2019|digital farming, EFSA, Horizon 2020, News, olive trees, plant pests, xylella fastidiosa, Xylella outbreak|

A number of promising results from innovative EU funded research presented at the recent scientific conference suggest that we might be one step closer to beating the olive trees killer Xylella fastidiosa.

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France launches public consultation on ‘pesticides-free zones’

By |september 10th, 2019|agricultural policy, Anses, EFSA, France, Health and Food Safety, News, Pesticides, security measures|

France's government has launched a public consultation about its measure related to creating relatively narrow pesticide-free zones around houses, which civil society sees as insufficient. EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'environnement reports.

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EU should celebrate but not remain complacent about food safety

By |junij 7th, 2019|Antimicrobial resistance, EFSA, European Food Safety Agency, Food safety, News|

As Europe celebrates World Food Safety Day for the first time, Bernhard Url welcomes the fact that every year, on June 7, the world’s attention will be drawn to the crucial role that food safety plays in our daily lives and to its importance in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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