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.
Dec. 6, 2021
Supporters of the new Common Agricultural Policy said it will more fairly distribute funds to small farmers. Opponents said it does too little on climate change.
Nov. 29, 2021
A Eurostat report found that production costs are on the rise while income derived from agriculture fell in several E.U. countries.
Nov. 8, 2021
Among the main tenants of the plan are animal welfare, emissions reduction and front-of-pack nutrition labeling. It will now be up to the European Commission to propose the formal legislation.
Oct. 20, 2021
The latest short-term projections show limited growth in exports and steady production. While olive oil prices rose last year, so did production costs.
Sep. 30, 2021
The European Parliament’s agriculture and environment committees voted to pass the Farm to Fork strategy to a full vote in October.
Sep. 27, 2021
The trans-Atlantic partners have announced an effort to cut methane emissions by 30 percent in an effort to meet commitments outlined by the Paris Agreement.
Aug. 24, 2021
Health campaigners are outraged with the EFSA’s conclusion, accusing the food safety authority of bending to pressure from industry.
Aug. 23, 2021
The limits on the carcinogenic heavy metal will come into force at the end of August.
Aug. 17, 2021
The E.U. hopes to convince farmers to be one of the driving forces in the effort to plant the new trees.
Aug. 12, 2021
Extra virgin olive oils from France, Greece, Italy and Spain will be considered for protection from imitations or copies on the Japanese market.
Aug. 6, 2021
The European Commission expects olive oil exports to hit a record high in 2021. Growing demand, decreasing imports and a steady supply suggest prices will rise too.
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.