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. 22 - Unsustainable imports, Brexit disruption, impact assessment

    New sustainable food policy bears risk of unsustainable imports, ministers have warned this week, major agrifood stakeholders warn that a Brexit no deal could severely disrupt the EU agrifood sector and EU lawmakers have said that any potential reduction of ...

    2020-06-11

  2. 21 - CAP budget, meat sector struggles, wine aid package

    Budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn has said this week that it is very difficult to make the EU’s main farm policy greener when figures on the bottom line are red, a new report exposes the vulnerabilities of the global meat sector, and lawmakers in the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee have turned ...

    2020-06-04

  3. 20 - The Farm to Fork strategy- what's on the menu?

    This week in this special edition of the EURACTIV Agrifood podcast, we spoke to a range of stakeholders and policymakers to hear their reactions to the presentation of the highly anticipated Farm to Fork strategy which, after several delays, was finally presented on the 20 May.   ...

    2020-05-28

  4. 19 - CAP budget increase, state aid, no mandatory labelling in F2F

    EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski has said he will support Poland’s proposal to increase the budget for EU’s farming subsidies by 10%, the excessive use of state aid to bail out struggling farmers during the COVID-19 crisis could be a cause for concern for the single market and fair competition ...

    2020-05-14

  5. 18 - Organic regulation postponement, F2F confirmed, agritourism struggles

    Backed by the organic food sector, EU lawmakers are pushing the European Commission to delay the coming into force of the reformed organic regulation; after being delayed twice, the European Commission is ready to unveil on 20 May its much-awaited food policy, the Farm to Fork Strategy; and EURACTIV takes ...

    2020-05-07