Sep. 20, 2022
Wood is considered both a renewable and carbon-neutral energy source in Europe. However, large swaths of forests are being clear-cut to cover the demand for wood.
Aug. 10, 2022
Brussels has published new guidelines paving the way for the widespread use of treated urban wastewater in agriculture.
Jul. 25, 2022
Growing demand from households and the recovery of the foodservice sector are the main drivers increasing olive oil sales in the E.U.
Jul. 25, 2022
The Commission had proposed an ambitious plan to cut pesticide use in half by 2020. Nearly half of E.U. member states oppose the move.
Jul. 25, 2022
Inflation, supply chain issues and the Russian invasion of Ukraine have resulted in skyrocketing ammonia prices and rising urea prices, forcing the E.U. to act.
May. 4, 2022
Despite the war in Ukraine, olive oil prices are expected to remain steady. E.U.production and consumption will rise. Exports will fall.
Mar. 8, 2022
The recommendation comes from a report outlining ways in which the European Union can increase its commitment to cancer prevention.
Mar. 7, 2022
The European Organic Awards aim to acknowledge high quality in the organic value chain and promote organic food products within the E.U. member states.
Feb. 7, 2022
Farmers and cooperatives are uneasy with the new European Union policy aimed at sustainable food production and its effects on prices.
Jan. 11, 2022
The U.S. wood pellet industry is the largest supplier for European wood-burning power plants, which scientists argue may undermine efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Dec. 29, 2021
A senior official at Assitol said the law is needed to protect small producers and growers from unsustainable business practices.
Dec. 22, 2021
A new European Commission proposal aims to significantly slash imports of commodities associated with deforestation, especially in Brazil, Indonesia and Malaysia.
Jul. 30, 2021
The plan will expand emissions trading to new sectors and increase the use of renewable energy, among other policies.
Jul. 8, 2021
The previous Common Agricultural Policy did not provide adequate incentives for farmers to reduce emissions, the auditors said.
Jun. 29, 2021
The new CAP will provide increased flexibility to member states, increase funding for small farmers and apply more stringent environmental requirements to aid payments.
Jun. 22, 2021
The Court of International Trade said the Commerce Department had failed to prove that subsidies received by Spanish table olive producers violated U.S. law.
Jun. 14, 2021
If approved by France, Germany and Spain, the deal would be unveiled when U.S. President Joe Biden visits Brussels this week.
Apr. 29, 2021
A report by the European Food Safety Agency shows contaminant levels on olives among the lowest of all foods available to consumers.
Mar. 26, 2021
Olive farmers will be among the benefactors of European programs targeted at stimulating the consumption of organic products and financing the transition to organic farms.
Mar. 17, 2021
Almost 300 scientists and health professionals praised the scientific basis of Nutri-Score and criticized the alternative proposals.