In a bid to ease the supply shortage of grains and prevent further
price rises, the European Commission yesterday proposed to allow EU
farmers to use a further 3.8 million hectares of land they must
usually lay fallow.
Investment in research and development, less red tape, access to
cheaper raw materials, and export growth promotion are the issues
the EU's food industry wants Portugal to address as the country
takes over the reins of the bloc's...
A consistent EU-wide policy on eco-labelling for fish and a plan to
end export subsidies for fruits and vegetables are some of the
controversial topics up for debate at a key ministerial
meeting today in Luxembourg.
Sága Foods, the Hungarian subsidiary of Bernard Matthews, has
defended its decision to continue exporting its products throughout
the EU, despite an ongoing investigation into a bird flu outbreak
at the company's UK operations.