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Agrifood 08-10-2021

Agrifood Brief: A spoonful of sugar

According to the World Health Organisation, unhealthy diets cause a whopping 11 million deaths each year and are linked with six of the top 10 risk factors for the global burden of disease. And this problem is just set to...
Agrifood 27-09-2021

Organic day, impact assessment, UN food summit

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team explores the controversy surrounding the UN’s food systems summit with the help of IPES-Food’s Nick Jacobs and Attila Szocs of small farmers association European Coordination Via Campesina. The Commission gets in touch with its hippy...
Agrifood 17-09-2021

Agrifood Brief: Fertile ground for a ruckus

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. This week: EURACTIV’s agrifood team digs deeper into a controversial vote in the...
Agrifood 17-09-2021

Antibiotic restrictions, Farm to Fork report, SOTEU

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team digs deeper into a controversial vote in the Parliament on the European Commission’s new delegated act designed to tackle anti-microbial resistance. We talk about Parliament’s preliminary approval of their report on the EU’s flagship food...
Agrifood 10-09-2021

Agrifood Brief: Into the woods

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. This week: EURACTIV explores the ways in which agriculture can part of the...
Agrifood 10-09-2021

Wildfire prevention, JRC report, CAP vote

This week, EURACTIV explores the ways in which agriculture can part of the solution for preventing wildfires with the help of Claire Mignet, director of the NGO ‘Shared Mediterranean Conservatory’, journalist Monica Pelliccia, secretary general of Italy’s programme for the...
Agrifood 23-07-2021

Agrifood Brief: Unholy alliances

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. This week: EURACTIV’s agrifood team reflects on the biggest stories from this ‘school’ year and...
Agrifood 23-07-2021

A flavour of what’s to come: CAP, animal welfare, gene editing

This week, EURACTIV’s agrifood team reflects on the biggest stories from this ‘school’ year and the fun to come after the summer break, and we speak with Green MEP Sarah Wiener on turkey welfare and Professor Doreen Boyd from the...
Agrifood 16-07-2021

Fit for 55, carbon farming & Slovenian Presidency

The EURACTIV agrifood team speaks about the Fit for 55, the European Commission’s package of energy and climate laws designed to cut carbon emissions by 55% before the end of the decade, and its implications for the agrifood sector, and we...
Agrifood 09-07-2021

Agrifood Brief: Foodmakers of all (EU) countries, behave!

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. This week: EURACTIV spoke with EURACTIV France’s very own Clara Bauer-Babef and Magdalena Pistorius about...
Agrifood 09-07-2021

Bubble battles, Mark Ruffalo & code of conduct

This week, EURACTIV spoke with EURACTIV France’s very own Clara Bauer-Babef and Magdalena Pistorius about what the ‘polluter pays’ principle has to do with agriculture and the bubble battle brewing between France and Russia, and we take a look at the...
Agrifood 02-07-2021

Agrifood Brief: Solomon’s dilemma

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. This week: EURACTIV brings you up to speed with all the developments on the long...
Agrifood 02-07-2021

The final CAP down – all you need to know

EURACTIV brings you up to speed with all the developments on the long awaited CAP reform and exactly what was decided last week. To put this CAP reform in perspective, we spoke with Angelo Di Mambro, a journalist with the...
Agrifood 25-06-2021

Agrifood Brief: Habemus CAP

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. This week: EURACTIV spoke with Jindrich Dolezal of the European Court of Auditors about their recent...
Agrifood 25-06-2021

EU auditors, CAP (in)action on climate change

This week, EURACTIV spoke with Jindrich Dolezal of the European Court of Auditors about their recent report which lambasted EU agricultural funding for combatting climate action – totalling €100 billion – saying it has so far been ineffective, especially when...
Agrifood 18-06-2021

Agrifood Brief: Days of wine and truces

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. This week: EURACTIV discusses the controversy around the fact that EU farmers association COPA-COGECA was...
Agrifood 18-06-2021

Controversial guests, EU-US truce & pesticide ban

This week, EURACTIV discusses the controversy around the fact that EU farmers association COPA-COGECA was invited to this week’s informal AGRIFISH Council, we explore the EU-US trade truce and what this means for the agrifood sector. And we speak with...
Agrifood 11-06-2021

Sausage (and other meats) scandal, cage-free EU

This week, we spoke with EURACTIV’s very own Ben Fox about the so-called “sausage war” between the EU and the UK which has hit headlines this week, and with Green MEP Francisco Guerreiro to hear his reaction to the news...
Agrifood 04-06-2021

Agrifood Brief: Out of touch, out of time

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. Apologies for a delay in our usual Friday newsletter – we took the decision to...
Agrifood 31-05-2021

Agrifood Brief: Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. Apologies for a delay in our usual Friday newsletter – we took the decision to...
Agrifood 31-05-2021

Final CAP down – what went wrong?

This week, EURACTIV reflects on the final CAP down week, exploring why talks collapsed and negotiatiors did not manage to seal a deal, and we speak with Nathalie Sauze-Vandevyver, director in DG Agri in charge of quality, research & innovation,...
Agrifood 21-05-2021

Agrifood Brief: Trade t(r)ussle

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet.   COMING SOON: Be sure to look out for EURACTIV’s live blog next week bringing you...
Agrifood 21-05-2021

EU’s agri boss, CAP negotiator, #finalCAPdown (again)

This week, EURACTIV speaks to the EU’s Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski ahead of next week’s pivotal CAP reform negotiations about the thorny issues remaining in the reform, how he sees his role and his relationship with the EU farming community, and his...
Agrifood 14-05-2021

Agrifood Brief: Welcome to the Jumbo

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet.   This week: EURACTIV spoke with Riccardo Valentini, Professor of Forest Ecology at the University of Tuscia,...