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14-12-2021

Media Partnership – How clean are Europe’s food supply chains? The case of Spanish pork

You can watch and find out about the findings from Open Society European Policy Institute’s new report, How clean are Europe’s food supply chains? The myths fuelling the massive growth of Spain’s pork industry, which seeks to uncover the environmental and human rights impact of industrialised meat production in the EU.
13-12-2021

Pitched ‘bottle’: the prosecco v. prošek controversy

The prosecco v. prošek issue is not just another ordinary controversy over wine branding as it could have a major impact on the EU’s geographical indications (GIs) framework currently under revision.
07-12-2021

The European Green Deal – How does it impact EU food and drink SMEs?

How much do we know of the way food and drink SMEs adapt to legislation decided in Brussels? How do they cope with new requirements and transitional periods? What are their main challenges? Some SMEs are ahead of the curve, but their efforts sometimes go unnoticed.
06-12-2021

Between Farm and Fork: The role of innovative ingredients and food technology in achieving F2F objectives

Rewatch this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to find out how, through science-driven innovation, it will be possible to keep creating future-proof food and drink products responding to varied and evolving consumer demands while being safe, convenient and enjoyable for all.
01-12-2021

Media Partnership: Healthy soils for sustainable agriculture

You can watch and find out about healthy soils for sustainable agriculture. Prof. Ettore Capri from the OPERA research center, had the privilege of inviting policymakers, academia, industry and civil society to join us in a lively debate moderated by EURACTIV.
26-11-2021

Media Partnership – Cooperativism and the ESG Agenda

In this event, the Organization of Brazilian Cooperatives discussed how to make a successful story for small producers in the international market, while a representative of the country Ministry for Agriculture delivered the country efforts to enhance this phenomenon from a legislative perspective.
04-11-2021

Policy Dialogue: Can Glyphosate play a role in achieving greater biodiversity?

The question of how to achieve sustainable agriculture and a balanced relationship between the environment, farmers and consumers is more and more pressing.
29-10-2021

Zero carbon brewing and beverages – How can stakeholder co-operation achieve it?

The brewing sector continues to explore a variety of new ideas to become more sustainable and more ecologically responsible.
26-10-2021

Concrete measures for the food industry to go carbon-neutral

With the climate emergency at the top of the EU agenda and efforts due to intensify at COP 26 in November to implement the UN SDGs to fight climate change, concrete steps need to be established to rapidly reduce carbon emissions.
20-10-2021

CAP reform – How will EU Member States deliver on their CAP Strategic Plans?

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, proposed by the European Commission in June 2018, introduces a more flexible, performance and results-based approach that takes into account local conditions and needs, while increasing EU level ambitions in terms of sustainability.
12-10-2021

Farm to Fork: What the analysis and data tell us

Food systems cannot be resilient to crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic if they are not sustainable. We need to redesign our food systems.
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30-09-2021

What is the current consensus on the CAP?

The EU’s farming subsidy programme, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), is relentlessly debated at the EU level.
23-09-2021

Media Partnership – The road to COP26: is beef a climate change villain?

As countries put forward their net-zero pledges on the run up to COP26, debate has intensified on strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across different sectors. In the same way that low carbon agriculture is already a reality in many places, many argue that livestock can also be produced sustainably, with little or no GHG emissions.
08-07-2021

The role of science in sustainable food and how to communicate it

We all know we must transition towards more sustainable food systems while maintaining food safety, and that science has a key role to play in this transition.
08-07-2021

EU policies for healthy food environments – What role for all stakeholders?

The European Commission has made healthier diets one of the priorities of this mandate, and different public health and food policies aiming to achieve healthier food environments are being developed within the framework of the Farm to Fork Strategy.
05-07-2021

Data-driven actions as the key to deliver sustainability in the EU dairy sector?

The current EU agri-food model is going through radical change. The need to feed a growing population sustainably and protect biodiversity is putting demands on the industry like never before.
22-06-2021

EC study on new genomic techniques – What’s next?

The use of gene-editing technologies in plants has come under increased scrutiny in the EU over the past few years, following the 2018 European Court of Justice ruling that gene-edited organisms should fall, in principle, under the EU’s GMO directive....
09-06-2021

Media Partnership – The European Green Deal: How does the German Mineral Water Sector Contribute?

The European Green Deal affects sectors of the European economy in different ways and poses a major challenge.
09-06-2021

Shaping the agriculture of tomorrow – How can farmers and consumers benefit from a reformed CAP?

In 2020, the agricultural sector faced unprecedented challenges due to the Covid-19 crisis. From logistical issues, a shortage of workforce, to radical changes in demand, the sector showed its resilience by adapting to the different challenges. Overall, the impact of...
04-06-2021

A re-‘CAP’ of Common Agricultural Policy coverage

This year has been a decisive one for the reform of the EU’s farming subsidy programme, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
31-05-2021

CAP impact: voices from beyond EU borders

From competition with local products to the recent focus on agriculture sustainability, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) carries a lot of clout on the EU’s neighbours and trade partners. In this video reportage, EURACTIV asked agriculture stakeholders and representatives from...
27-05-2021

What’s the CAP impact on third countries?

Although Europe have abandoned the use of subsidizing export of its agricultural products, the EU’s main farming subsidies scheme continue having an impact on third countries, particularly the ones that can afford a similar direct payments system.
21-05-2021

Animal Health and Welfare: What role for Animal Nutrition?

Animal health and welfare are key dimensions of the Farm to Fork strategy (F2F), the European Commission’s pivotal agri-food policy at the heart of the EU Green Deal.
30-04-2021

Coping with climate change: crisis funds and carbon farming

Over the past few weeks, all eyes have been on France where farmers are scrambling to save their crops after a catastrophic frost swept through the country in what French agriculture minister Julien Denormandie has called “probably the greatest agronomic...