Natasha Foote

Agrifood 27-06-2022

Agrifood Podcast: Pesticide unveiling, G7 menu, Indian mangoes

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team discusses the much-awaited unveiling of the EU’s new pesticide framework and what we expect to be discussed on food security by the G7 leaders gathered in Schloss Elmau, Bavaria. For the flavour of the week,...
Agrifood 20-06-2022

Agrifood podcast: Pesticide regulation, nature restoration, insect tasting

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team talks you through the EU’s pesticide framework revision and the 12th World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting. We also spoke to Simonas Šatūnas, head of cabinet of the EU’s environment Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius, about nature...
Agrifood 13-06-2022

Agrifood Podcast: Ukraine’s deputy agri minister, salt marshes, Kalyna berry

This week, we welcome the EURACTIV agrifood team’s newest recruit, Yaroslava Bukhta, to speak about her interview with the Ukrainian deputy-minister of agriculture and his take on the EU’s solidarity lanes proposal. We also hear from Gerardo about his recent...
Agrifood 07-06-2022

Agrifood Podcast: EU-Africa relations, agricultural prisoners & honey

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team talks you through what happened in last week’s meeting of EU leaders, which had a strong emphasis on food security, we hear from a tour guide on the island of Sardinia about the role prisoners...
Agrifood 30-05-2022

Special Edition Agrifood Podcast: A whistle-stop tour of Europe’s CAP plans

In this special edition of the EURACTIV agrifood podcast, EURACTIV’s agrifood team takes you on a tour of 7 of Europe’s capitals, including France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Slovakia, Poland and Ireland, to hear about their Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) strategic...
Agrifood 23-05-2022

Agrifood Podcast: New French agri minister, CAP on pause, EU Ombudsman

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team discusses the agenda for the upcoming meeting of EU agricultural ministers, which will be the first for France’s new agricultural minister, Marc Fesneau, who has a shiny new addition to his title, we talk about...
Agrifood 13-05-2022

Agrifood Podcast: EU-Turkey agri-trade, Crop rotation debate, Deforestation Law

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team brings you the latest on the first high-level meeting to strengthen the EU-Turkey agri-trade and we discuss our thoughts about what to expect from these talks. We also talk about the debate in Germany over...
Agrifood 06-05-2022

Agrifood Podcast: Food security, EU organics plan, panicky markets

Welcome back to the EURACTIV agrifood podcast! After a short break, EURACTIV’s agrifood team are back and this week discussing all things food security, including the deepening cracks in the Commission over its response to the Ukraine war and the...
Agrifood 08-04-2022

Agrifood Podcast: Janusz from the bloc, French elections, Groundhog Day

Feeling lost about everything that has happened this week in the agrifood world? No need to worry, EURACTIV’s agrifood team has your back. In this week’s podcast, we cover all the major events this week, from food security to the...
Agrifood 01-04-2022

Agrifood Podcast: New pesticides proposal leak, food security & UN rapporteur

This week, EURACTIV is once again talking about the hot topic on everyone’s lips right now – food security – and we hear about how German companies are cashing in from the Belarus sanctions. We also discuss our thoughts about...
Agrifood 25-03-2022

Agrifood Podcast: Pesticides proposal ‘postponement’, food affordability & security

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team discusses food accessibility, affordability and security in light of the Ukraine war, as well as the news that the European Commission decided to ‘postpone’ (although not in their words) the proposal of the sustainable use...
Agrifood 18-03-2022

Week of ‘clashes’ and a very special guest

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team brings you the latest about the current EU debate over holding off the implementation of the main sustainable EU farming policies, the Farm to Fork and the Biodiversity strategies, due to food safety concerns. We...
Agrifood 11-03-2022

Agrifood Podcast: Food security & the Ukraine war

With the looming threat of the Ukraine war on the world's food supply, the key theme of the week has been food security.
Europe's East 04-03-2022

Agrifood Podcast: Ukraine, food security, Salon de l’Agriculture

This week, EURACTIV's agrifood team gives you the run down on the impact of the war on Ukraine on the EU's agrifood sector and are joined by EURACTIV's Alice Taylor
Agrifood 28-02-2022

Agrifood Podcast Special Edition: Knowledge (sharing) is power

In this special edition of the agrifood podcast, EURACTIV’s agrifood team takes a closer look at knowledge sharing in the agricultural sector
Agrifood 18-02-2022

EU-Africa, Galentine’s day & an Italian farm trip

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team explores what the EU-Africa summit holds for the agrifood sector, we are joined by Brendan Coolsaet.
Agrifood 11-02-2022

Pesticides week, AGRIFISH in Strasbourg, Slovakia’s CAP plan

This week is the week of pesticides, with both the leak of the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive and new rules aimed at accelerating the approval process of biopesticides.
Agrifood 04-02-2022

CAP plans timeline, the return of cintura negra, agri-statistics trilogue

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team brings you the latest about the timeline of the CAP national strategic plans approval, and we are joined by EURACTIV Germany’s Julia Dahm to talk about Commission’s plans
Agrifood 28-01-2022

Denormandie’s ‘climate soldiers’, reciprocity, new agri vice chair

This week, EURACTIV France's Magdalena Pistorius joins EURACTIV's agrifood team to explain how French agricultural minister Julien Denormandie's debut speech under the French presidency was received in the European Parliament.
Agrifood 21-01-2022

The mysterious cintura negra, Belarus embargo, animal transport vote

This week, EURACTIV's agrifood team talks about the first AGRIFISH Council under the French Presidency
Agrifood 14-01-2022

Wolves, CAP plans, agri-trademarks

Welcome back! For our first podcast of 2022, EURACTIV’s agrifood news team brings you up to speed with where we’re at on the CAP national strategic plans
Agrifood 10-12-2021

A look back, a look forward, & some humble bragging

In the last EURACTIV agrifood podcast of 2021, EURACTIV's agrifood news team takes a trip down memory lane to discuss the biggests moments and themes from 2021.
Agrifood 03-12-2021

Live transport, gene editing, eco-schemes

This week, EURACTIV takes a look at the outcome of the vote on a report on live transport of animals, we explore the Commission's increasingly favorable stance to gene editing.
Agrifood 26-11-2021

All things CAP & girl power

This week, EURACTIV’s Natasha Foote is joined by EURACTIV France’s Magdalena Pistorius to discuss how the final vote on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy