Agrifood Brief

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Welcome to EURACTIV's AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU from EURACTIV's Agrifood news team: Gerardo Fortuna and Natasha Foote
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Latest Episodes…

  1. 41 - A flavour of what's to come: CAP, animal welfare, gene editing

    This week, EURACTIV's agrifood team reflects on the biggest stories from this 'school' year and the fun to come after the summer break, and we speak with Green MEP Sarah Wiener on turkey welfare and Professor Doreen Boyd from the University of Nottingham on how satellite technology can help monitor labour ...

    2021-07-23

  2. 40 - Fit for 55, carbon farming & Slovenian Presidency

    The EURACTIV agrifood team speaks about the Fit for 55, the European Commission's package of energy and climate laws designed to cut carbon emissions by 55% before the end of the decade, and its implications for the agrifood sector, and we talk about the agricultural priorities for the Slovenian Presidency ...

    2021-07-16

  3. 39 - Bubble battles, Mark Ruffalo & code of conduct

    This week, EURACTIV spoke with EURACTIV France's very own Clara Bauer-Babef and Magdalena Pistorius about what the 'polluter pays' principle has to do with agriculture and the bubble battle brewing between France and Russia, and we take a look at the newly-launched EU Code of Conduct on responsible food business and ...

    2021-07-09

  4. 38 - The final CAP down - all you need to know

    EURACTIV brings you up to speed with all the developments on the long awaited CAP reform and exactly what was decided last week. To put this CAP reform in perspective, we spoke with Angelo Di Mambro, a journalist with the Italian media ANSA and long-time CAP follower, about how this ...

    2021-07-02

  5. 37 - EU auditors, CAP (in)action on climate change

    This week, EURACTIV spoke with Jindrich Dolezal of the European Court of Auditors about their recent report which lambasted EU agricultural funding for combatting climate action - totalling €100 billion - saying it has so far been ineffective, especially when it comes to livestock farming and peatlands.  ...

    2021-06-25