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. 7 - CAP reform, plenary vote, pesticides

    This week is all about the Common Agricultural Policy in the run up to the European Parliament’s plenary vote next week where decision makers will hash out negotiations on the reform of the policy, and EURACTIV talks you through several key developments to do with pesticides, from a ruling from ...

    2020-10-16

  2. 6 - Neonicotinoids, Parliament plenary, origin labelling

    This week, we discuss the news that French lawmakers have approved a draft bill allowing sugar beet growers to use neonicotinoid pesticides, we explore the outcomes of the European Parliament Plenary and talk about a ruling from Europe's highest court which concluded that national measures requiring mandatory labelling of ...

    2020-10-09

  3. 5 - Agroforestry, pig tails, carbon farming

    This week, we explore a curious tale about pig tails and take a closer look at EURACTIV's special report on new terminologies in sustainable agriculture, including agroforestry and carbon farming.  ...

    2020-10-02

  4. 4 - New Copa President, labelling disputes, cocoa initiative

    This week, EURACTIV spoke with Christiane Lambert, the newly elected President of farmers association Copa, about her priorities for her new role, the fight against the Nutri-Score system as the EU-wide nutrition food label has kicked up a notch with the addition of a new non-paper backed by several member ...

    2020-09-25

  5. 3 - Carbon credits, meat alternatives, AGRIFISH agenda

    This week, EURACTIV discusses the role agriculture plays in the EU’s carbon-neutral ambitions, European Parliament lawmakers are considering asking the European Commission to step in and help nix any doubts about the terminology used for plant-based meat substitutes, and we take a look at the agenda for the upcoming AGRIFISH ...

    2020-09-17