Food safety

Agrifood 25-07-2018

Sowing the seeds of the post-2020 CAP

In June 2018, the European Commission unveiled its much-awaited plans for the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). In light of the Brexit and the emergence of new priorities such as security and immigration, the Commission proposed a 5% cut in...
Agrifood 23-12-2016

Agricultural innovation: A driver for sustainability?

As the global population continues to grow, lawmakers are looking for innovation-driven solutions to feed the world while addressing the environmental impact of agriculture.  
Health 05-03-2004

Food Safety in the EU

The Commission adopted a White Paper on Food Safety in January 2000, which signals a new regulatory approach aiming to restore confidence of the European public in food safety following several food crises (dioxins, BSE and Food-and-Mouth). This new "from the farm to the fork" approach draws together the various aspects of food safety along the food chain.