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10 December 2021
View news from France French farms grow in size - census
Average size rose from 55 to 69 hectares ...
01 December 2021
View news from France Looking to improve antimicrobial resistance monitoring in animals?
Antimicrobial resistance monitoring is essential to guide the proper use of antibiotics, and thus reduce the resistance of microorganisms. ...
13 November 2021
View news from France France confirms case of bovine brucellosis
The case was confirmed on a farm in Haute-Savoie...
13 September 2021
View news from France Macron says France will set up new insurance system for farming sector
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the government would set up a new insurance system to help the country's farming sector deal with hits caused by extreme weather, such as floods or droughts....
06 September 2021
View news from France Global soybean shortage could mean a surge in non-GM food prices
French feed makers are warning that shortages of suitable soybeans could raise prices for meat, eggs and milk labelled GM-free by up to 10%....
28 July 2021
View news from France '21 Survey: For almost all French people, eating everything is an ideal diet
INTERBEV commissioned IPSOS to conduct a new study to question the French on their eating habits....
26 July 2021
View news from France Organic dairy farms resilient in the face of COVID-19 crisis
A team of researchers from the Agroecology, Innovations, Territories (AGIR) unit working on farm resilience at the INRAE Occitanie-Toulouse center looked at the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on French organic dairy cattle farms and supply chains. ...
22 June 2021
View news from France OECD says that food supply success during COVID-19 belies wasteful farm policies
Emergency measures by governments helped keep food supply functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic, but agricultural policies continue to pour out subsidies inefficiently without encouraging sustainable production, according to new analysis from OECD....
29 March 2021
View news from France France's lockdown vice? Cheese
French households feasted on cheese last year as they turned to home cooking and sought gastronomic comfort during coronavirus lockdowns that shuttered the restaurant trade....
08 March 2021
View news from France French farmers highlight low earnings and high suicide rate in protests
French farmers hung dozens of inflatable dummies clad in overalls from nooses in trees in Paris on 4 March in a protest against a squeeze on earnings they say is suffocating the agricultural industry....
26 February 2021
View news from France French government faces opposition over meat-free school canteens
The mayor of Lyon faces sharp criticism after deciding that only vegetarian meals would be temporarily served in schools due to meat supply problems....
27 October 2020
View news from France French start-up Ynsect set to build world’s largest insect farm
As growing global demand for food puts pressure on available land, French start-up company Ynsect believes that indoor insect farming could solve the problem....
18 June 2020
View news from France France calls for European food sovereignty
France wants to organise a conference with other European nations this autumn, focussing on how to reinforce “food sovereignty” amid the COVID-19 crisis....
21 April 2020
View news from France Danone withdraws 2020 guidance for producers – but first-quarter sales rise
On 21 April, French dairy giant Danone withdrew its financial guidance for 2020 due to disruption from the coronavirus pandemic....
09 April 2020
View news from France French milk producers need help from EU as pandemic grinds on
On 8 April, French Agriculture Minister called on the European Commission to help milk producers with surplus production due to low demand from the export and restaurant sectors....
19 December 2018
View news from France Merck to acquire privately held Antelliq Group
The move establishes Merck Animal Health as a leader in emerging digital tracking, traceability and monitoring technology ...
31 October 2018
View news from France UK Meat, Dairy Showcased at SIAL Paris
PARIS - Quality cuts of beef, lamb and pork as well as a selection of dairy products from the UK were showcased in Paris last week at one of the largest and leading food fairs in the world....
18 September 2018
View news from France Thermo Fisher Scientific launches qPCR-based kit for quick detection of mastitis pathogens in dairy herds
VetMAX MastiType Multi qPCR Kit identifies 15 most significant mastitis-causing pathogens in three hours....
17 April 2018
View news from France Project Optimises Logistics in Collection, Transport & Delivery of Raw Milk
FRANCE - The logistics involved in collecting raw milk from livestock farms, transporting it and delivering it to dairies currently constitutes a significant cost to be added to the chain of dairy products. ...
11 April 2018
View news from France Dry Grape Extracts to Optimise Vitamin E in Animal Nutrition
FRANCE - The vitamin E market is going through a very serious context of stretched supply, possible shortage and price issues. ...
05 December 2017
View news from France Danone Welcomes Arbitration Award in Fonterra Case
FRANCE - Last week (Thursday, 30 November), multinational food giant Danone was awarded damages of €105 million to be paid immediately by Fonterra for costs suffered as a result of the Fonterra food safety failures of 2013. ...
21 September 2017
View news from France Lactalis to Expand Local Dairy Production in Brazil by 30%
FRANCE - French dairy company Lactalis intends to increase its productivity at its milk plants in Brazil by 30 per cent within the next year....
25 May 2017
View news from France Pakistan Values Partnership with OIE for Livestock Development, Says Minister
FRANCE - Pakistan greatly values its partnership with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for its livestock development, disease control and overall poverty alleviation....
17 January 2017
View news from France French Govt Orders CCTV Installation in All Slaughterhouses
FRANCE - Following issues with animal welfare in French slaughterhouses, the French government has passed a bill ordering for CCTV cameras to be installed in all slaughterhouses in the country from 2018....
04 October 2016
View news from France Cattle Restraints, Drinkers Top Innovations at SPACE 2016
FRANCE - A number of innovations for cattle producers were showcased at the SPACE livestock event, held in Rennes, France from 12-15 September this year, writes Stuart Lumb....
08 July 2016
View news from France Latest Bluetongue Outbreaks: Further Spread in France
FRANCE - Several more outbreaks of Bluetongue have been reported on French farms in the past month as the virus continues to move around the country....
08 April 2016
View news from France France Launches Action on Animal Welfare
FRANCE - New animal welfare rules from France will aim to place welfare at the heart of the agriculture strategy, according to farming minister Stéphane Le Foll....
01 April 2016
View news from France France Reports More Bluetongue Outbreaks
FRANCE - More outbreaks of bluetongue have been reported in France in the last month, and progress has also been made on vaccinating sheep in Tunisia....
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