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. 8 - Pesticide reduction, F2F Leak and digital farming

    This week: the leaked draft of the Farm to Fork strategy says that it will base its mandatory pesticide reduction targets on the controversial Harmonised Risk Indicator 1 and that it envisages setting five targets in the flagship new food policy and EURACTIV takes a look at the concerns surrounding ...


  2. 7 - Plant-based diets, gene editing & SMEs, farmers protests

    This week: Plant-based diets and reducingmeat conusmption in the Farm to Fork strategy, how dergulating gene editing will affect SMEs and young farmers protests in Brussels for fairer CAP funding  ...


  3. 6 - EU honey problems, Farm-to-Fork, EFSA interview

    This week: The director of EFSA tells EURACTIV about the challenges of regulating innovation, EU honey producers call for an action plan to save the sector, EU Health Commissioner speaks at the Environment Committee about the new Farm-to-Fork strategy  ...


  4. 5 - Intensive farming, French court ruling and sugar tax

    This week: Agriculture Commissioner says that intensive farming should be addressed in the Green deal, which has proved contentious, a French court has ordered the government to apply stricter regulations on new plant breeding techniques and a UK sugar tax has resulted in drinks manufacturers lowering the sugar content in ...


  5. 4 - Pesticides report, African swine fever, Meat tax

    This week: a new EU Court of Auditors report on pesticides, the latest news on African Swine Fever in the EU and controversy surrounding a potential 'sustainability charge' on meat.  ...