Green Deal, food labelling controversy and cultured meat

By |januar 16th, 2020|cultured meat, European Green Deal, food waste, meat tax, neonicotinoids, News, nutri-score, Pesticides, thiacloprid, United Kingdom, US tariffs|

Welcome to the first edition of EURACTIV's AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU.

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EU to ban the insecticide thiacloprid

By |januar 15th, 2020|insecticides, neonicotinoids, News, organic agriculture, organic farming, Pesticides, thiacloprid|

The European Commission decided on Monday (13 January) not to renew the approval of the neonicotinoid pesticide thiacloprid, following scientific advice by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) that the substance presents health and environmental c...

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Despite plans to ban glyphosate, its sales in France increase by 10%

By |januar 13th, 2020|agriculture, Ecophyto, environment protection, farmers, France, News, pesticide ban, Pesticides, pesticides-free zones|

Despite France's campaign against glyphosate and a plan to ban it in a majority of agricultural practices by the end of 2020, the world's most commonly used weedkiller saw its sales volumes soar by 10% in the country in 2018.

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French vineyards fear losing land to new pesticide-free zones

By |januar 9th, 2020|civil society, farmers, France, News, Pesticides, pesticides-free zones, vineyards, winemakers|

Pesticide-free zones, implemented in France since 1 January 2020, have angered winegrowers, who are losing a great deal of surface area, while civil society still considers them insufficient. EURACTIV France reports.

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CAP reform: harnessing the power of innovation for a greener EU agriculture

By |december 20th, 2019|big data, Biodiversity, bioeconomy, CAP, CAP reform, climate, EU budget, European Parliament, News, Pesticides, Poland, smart farming|

Agriculture in the European Union after 2020 must be encouraged to adopt innovative tools to meet growing environmental challenges, but this requires modernisation, money and knowledge, EURACTIV Poland reports.

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The impact of the new CAP on organic farming

By |december 20th, 2019|CAP reform, environmental protection, European Commission, Food labelling, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, organic farming, Pesticides, Poland|

With organic agriculture increasingly gaining recognition in the EU as providing benefits to farmers, consumers and the environment, EURACTIV.pl explores how the new CAP proposal works to support the promotion of this type of production.

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Parliament urges cuts in pesticide use to save Europe’s pollinators

By |december 19th, 2019|bees, CAP reform, EU Pollinators Initiative, Food security, News, Pesticides, pollinators, Stella Kyriakides|

In a resolution adopted yesterday, the European Parliament called on the EU executive Commission to beef up its Pollinators Initiative, saying EU-wide mandatory pesticide reduction targets are needed to halt the decline in species.

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European Green Deal vague on pesticides, genetic engineering

By |december 13th, 2019|AGRI committee, agriclture, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, direct payments, energy and environment, ENVI committee, European Commission, European Green Deal, European Greens, European Parliament, gene editing, German Greens, GMOs, Martin Häusling, News, Pesticides, Sven Giegold, Ursula von der Leyen|

The Green Deal presented by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday (11 December) avoided two controversial agricultural issues: genetic engineering and pesticide limits. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Kyriakides: Curbing pesticide dependency to set a world sustainable standard

By |december 11th, 2019|AMR, anti-microbial resistance, European Green Deal, Farm to Fork, News, Pesticides, plant protection products|

Currently renowned for producing safe, nutritious and high-quality foodstuffs, the European farming sector should also become a world standard for sustainability, according to the new Food Safety Commissioner Kyriakides.

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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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