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24 September 2020
UK Vets urge animal welfare amendment as Agriculture Bill progresses through the House of Lords
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed a crucial clause in the Agriculture Bill that imposes a requirement for agricultural and food imports to the UK to meet domestic standards....
23 September 2020
German police crack down on undocumented workers in abattoirs
German police have searched more than 40 businesses and homes in five different states as part of an investigation into foreign workers being illegally brought into the country to work in the meat packing industry....
UK Government must do more to support the economic recovery of rural England, say citizen groups
The UK's Rural Coalition, an alliance of organisations including the RICS, the NFU, the CPRE, the Country Land and Business Association and the National Housing Federation, are calling on the Government to shore up the economic recovery of rural England....
US NFU welcomes stopgap funding for farmers and hungry Americans
The US House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution that will keep federal agencies running through 11 December, allowing farmers to access much-needed federal funding. ...
22 September 2020
Copa elects new president as EU farm sector faces unprecedented challenges
EU farming union Copa elects Christiane Lambert as leader on 18 September as European farmers help shape the future of farming in the trading bloc....
21 September 2020
Mountain cheese is first artisanal product to receive Arte Stamp in Santa Catarina
The state of Santa Catarina has started to deliver the Arte Stamp for handmade products. The first product to receive certification in the state was mountain cheese produced by the Zanelato family, in the municipality of Bom Retiro. ...
“Agri-Food Companies Must Get Ready for Brexit” - Urgent Message to Stakeholders
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., has called on companies in the agri-food and fisheries sectors to urgently complete their preparations for the new trading arrangements that will pertain between the EU and UK...
15 September 2020
Grazing, Harvesting Rule Change an Opportunity for US Farmers, Ranchers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow producers to graze, hay or cut cover crops on prevented-planting acres beginning Sept. 1....
UK Farming Minister sees progress on new environmental schemes
Victoria Prentis, the UK's Farming Minister, visits a Yorkshire farm to see how local environmental land management projects are delivering results for farmers and nature....
14 September 2020
China to suspend imports from companies if shipments of frozen food test positive for COVID-19
Chinese customs officials will suspend imports from companies for one week if frozen foods test positive for COVID-19....
Smithfield Foods in the crosshairs for failing to protect workers from COVID-19
The US Labour Department has cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees during the coronavirus pandemic....
EU farming unions stress the need to meet both climate commitments and food production goals
After the EU's Environmental Climate Law vote, Copa and Cogeca underline the importance of approaching climate adaptation and greenhouse gas reduction in a way that doesn't threaten food production. ...
13 September 2020
New data shows EU agriculture sector weathering COVID-19 and Brexit
EU economic data shows slight increase in agri-food trade despite the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit challenges. ...
12 September 2020
EU looks to boost organic farming sector as part of European Green Deal
The European Commission has recognised the role organic farming plays in achieving environmental and biodiversity targets, earmarking 25 percent of agricultural land to organic enterprises. ...
11 September 2020
New Zealand mulls changes to livestock exports by sea after ship capsizes
New Zealand has launched a review of its livestock exports by sea one week after a ship carrying nearly 6,000 cows and 43 crew members capsized off Japan....
UK extends badger cull to 11 new areas, angering activists
The UK government has issued badger control licences for 11 new areas of England in a bid to control bovine TB - campaigners say the decision is a "huge betrayal of public trust". ...
Romania's cattle breeding sector gets €7.4 million lifeline
The European Commission has approved €7.4 million to support Romanian cattle breeding companies that have been affected by COVID-19. ...
10 September 2020
EU mulls strategy as Britain moves to break Brexit deal
The UK and European Union will hold emergency talks on 10 September over Prime Minister Johnson’s plan to renege on key aspects of the Brexit divorce agreement....
UK political leaders show support for farming on Back British Farming Day
Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer have both shown their support for the British farming industry today by wearing a Back British Farming Day wool and wheat pin badge during Prime Minister’s Questions....
Canada updates its humane transport regulations
In light of Canada's recent update to its humane transport regulations, Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have launched a new webinar series to share information with producers. ...
09 September 2020
UK outlines its posture after Brexit
Britain will set out new details of its blueprint for life outside the European Union on 9 September when it publishes legislation that could potentially break international law....
UK NFU is urging politicians to protect British farming in post-Brexit trade deals
The NFU calls for political leaders to put their words into actions and give Parliament a say on how future trade deals impact British food and farming....
08 September 2020
British meat industry highlights weaknesses in Brexit preparations
New meat industry campaign exposes glaring weaknesses in Brexit preparations that puts £1.2 billion in trade at risk...
Canada shores up the safety of agri-food workers
Canada's Agriculture Minister has earmarked $77.5 million for the Emergency Processing Fund, helping meat processing facilities provide additional protections for workers. ...
07 September 2020
Taiwan opposition pushes for referendum to block US pork and beef imports
Taiwan’s main opposition party the Kuomintang (KMT) began a push on Sunday 6 September for a referendum to block the easing of restrictions on US pork imports....
Investigation opens after accidental worker death at JBS plant in Brazil
JBS SA, the world’s largest meat company, says that Brazilian authorities are investigating the death of a worker at one of its beef plants....
Australia squares up to Chinese economic coercion
Australia is standing up to China – potentially starting a trend of smaller countries responding to the increasingly coercive Asian economic superpower....
04 September 2020
UK moves closer to no-deal Brexit
The Times reports that the UK sees just a 30 to 40 percent chance of Brexit trade deal before the end of the transition period....
 
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