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Agrifood 03-09-2014

EU pledges support for farmers following Russian food ban

The European Commission confirmed on Wednesday it will provide an additional €30 million of EU funding for CAP promotion programmes starting in 2015, on top of the €60 million that is foreseen annually in the CAP budget. The new measures are aimed at alleviating the impact of Russian ban on importing certain EU agricultural products.
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Agrifood 19-08-2014

EU farmers to receive €125 million in aid after Russian food import ban

The European Commission said on Monday it will introduce support measures for certain perishable fruits & vegetables, after Russia imposed restrictions on imports of EU agricultural products.
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Agrifood 17-06-2014

Agriculture seen as sticky point in TTIP trade talks between EU, US

EU Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolo? met US Agriculture State Secretary Tom Vilsack on Tuesday in Brussels to discuss the relations between the US and the EU in agricultural matters.
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Health 30-01-2014

Commission unveils new plan to combat obesity

In its fight against obesity among school children, the European Commission launched a proposal on Thursday to strengthen the declining consumption of fruit and milk among young people. Aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles, the new plan will bring together the EU's currently separate programmes on milk and fruit under a new single scheme.
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Agrifood 20-11-2013

MEPs back farm policy reforms

The European Parliament agreed on Wednesday to a "fairer and greener" reform of the EU’s agriculture policy but MEPs from across the political spectrum weighed in with their discontent. MEPs insisted that EU funds go only to active farmers and not to landowners who do not farm their land. Also, it was decided that more environmentally-friendly farming practices will be used. This is the first reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) shaped by Parliament as a full co-legislator with EU member states.
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Agrifood 24-09-2013

EC’s Dacian Ciolo? on the CAP reform

Farmers could miss out on huge EU payments if ministers and parliamentarians fail to complete the last set of negotiations for Europe’s new agriculture policy today (24 September). Ministers and a delegation from the European Parliament will attempt to smooth out legal issues during the last round of negotiations over the EU's reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
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Agrifood 28-06-2013

EU negotiators seal a deal on CAP reform

EU negotiators sealed a deal yesterday (26 June) on future farm policy after months of haggling over how ambitious the policy would be on ending quotas, overhauling direct payments to farmers and making agriculture more environmentally responsible.
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Agrifood 24-05-2013

Outcry forces EU reversal on olive oil bottles

Battered by criticism and widespread ridicule, the European Commission on Thursday (23 May) reversed its decision to ban refillable bottles of olive oil from restaurants. Europe's leading farm groups, however, swiftly denounced the change as a defeat for consumers.
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Agrifood 13-03-2013

Reform of the CAP: Extracts from the statements by EU’s Dacian Ciolo?

The European Parliament votes today (13 March) on a future agricultural policy that, if approved as proposed, would step back from a generation of liberalisation moves and ease the European Commission’s plan to set new environmental standards for farming.