Communicating modern animal farming

By |oktober 14th, 2019|animal farming, animal welfare, disinformation, Event Report, livestock, meat consumption, media, News|

A communication gap between citizens and farmers in the modern livestock sector is increasingly widening and the general sentiment is shifting from an overall good opinion of those who keep feeding the world toward a negative view on farmers' role in t...

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FAO official: ‘Veganism is certainly not for everyone’

By |junij 6th, 2019|common agricultural policy, livestock, News, veganism|

Veganism is certainly not for everyone, particularly when it comes to mother and children, as it is deficient in some important minerals and vitamins, Henning Steinfeld, an official from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)...

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Modern farming offers a climate-smart future for Europe’s livestock [Promoted content]

By |junij 3rd, 2019|Food safety, livestock, livestock diseases, News|

Among the highest food safety standards in the world. A stringent risk assessment. A ready-availability of affordable fish, meat, milk and eggs. The lowest burden of foodborne illness in the world. These accolades all apply to the EU and to the food production systems...

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EU Commission, farmers fume at Greenpeace on animal farming report

By |februar 14th, 2019|Animals, Copa-Cogeca, farming, Greenpeace, livestock, News|

The European Commission and EU farmers association (Copa Cogeca) both dismissed as groundless and simplistic a report conducted by Greenpeace which argued that animal farming in Europe was using too much agricultural land.

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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: Third countries should meet EU antibiotics requirements on animal exports

By |julij 5th, 2018|AMR, animal disease, animal protection, Antimicrobial resistance, livestock, livestock diseases, News, vaccination|

Non-EU countries that export animals and animal products to the bloc will have to abide by new rules on veterinary medicines when it comes to the use of antibiotics, according to the European Commission.

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EU farmers: Prevention is better than cure for sustainable livestock

By |maj 30th, 2018|animal breeding techniques, animal disease, animal feed, animal welfare, Antimicrobial resistance, livestock, livestock diseases, News|

Prevention is far better than cure when it comes to animal diseases and creation of sustainable livestock. Vaccination may play a role in reducing the need for antibiotics, but it needs to be accompanied by other "tools", like education and training, f...

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Reducing meat consumption to reduce CO2 emissions: a sustainable challenge

By |maj 9th, 2018|Agrifood, carbon footprint, CO2 emissions, eating habits, Food, livestock, Meat, News, nu3, sustainability, vegetarianism|

Eating habits are responsible for carbon dioxide emissions and many countries could improve their carbon footprint by changing them. European countries are not all equal in terms of CO2 emissions, but an effort could be made.

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Vella: Ammonia emissions is an ‘enormous’ problem that needs to be tackled

By |april 24th, 2018|Air Pollution, ammonia, ammonia emissions, fertilisers, livestock, News|

In order to fight air pollution, an integrated approach is needed, according to Karmenu Vella, the EU Commissioner in charge of environment, maritime affairs and fisheries.

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Livestock farmers warn MPs of bleak future after hard Brexit

By |november 3rd, 2017|beef, farm subsidies, Hard Brexit, livestock, News, tariffs, WTO|

LONDON: Without direct support from the UK government British landscapes will be “left without livestock” after Brexit, a leading representative of British farming has warned.

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