About: Julia Klöckner

Agrifood 22-11-2018

EU’s new draft food law weak on traceability, activists warn

Insecticides in eggs, salmonella in baby milk – how can major food scandals continue to occur, despite strict EU rules? The EU is currently revising its food law but for consumer protection campaigners, the proposals do not go far enough to ensure full traceability. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Agrifood 07-11-2018

German Minister for Environment pushing for end of glyphosate

The German Federal Minister for the Environment is calling for pesticide-free compensation areas and a binding date for the phase-out of glyphosate. However, this has annoyed the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture. EURACTIV Germany’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
Global Europe 30-07-2018

Germany says US-Europe trade tensions ease, questions remain on soy

The trade relationship between the United States and Europe is improving, German Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner said on Saturday (28 July), but there is no guarantee the bloc will buy the quantity of soybeans that Washington expects.

Substantial number of refugees hold illegal jobs in Germany

Many refugees in Germany are in illegal employment, according to radio station NDR. In addition to poor working conditions, the employees at times earn just €1 an hour. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Trade & Society 12-02-2016

Rhineland CDU accused of deceiving voters over TTIP

Julia Klöckner (CDU) has been accused of "intentional voter deception" and has been told to clarify her position on TTIP ahead of Germany's upcoming state elections. EURACTIV Germany reports.

‘Anti-Merkel’ plan proposed by party chairwoman

Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party's Vice-Chairwoman, Julia Klöckner, has called for border centres, and a daily cap on refugee numbers. EURACTIV Germany reports.