Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
Animal WelfareUECBV supports EU Commission
BELGIUM, Brussels. The EU Commission is asking for better enforcement of EU animal welfar rules during transport.
StandardNo gradient in terms of quality
BELGIUM, Brussels. The accusation that there are qualitative differences in the food offered in the eastern and western EU countries is apparently unjustified.
OutlookEU pork production remains stable
BELGIUM, Brussels. EU exports of pork, beef, olive oil and dairy products are expected to continue increasing in 2019.
Animal WelfareUse of antibiotics in Belgian livestock declines
BELGIUM, Brussels. Surveillance of Antibiotic Consumption (AMCRA) has defined ambitious targets for reducing the therapeutic use of antibiotics in Belgian livestock farming.
LabellingNestlé announces support for Nutri-Score
GERMANY, Frankfurt. Nutri-Score will be introduced by the end of 2019 on Nestlé products in countries that already support the front-of-pack labelling system.
AgricultureEU approves aid for beef producers
BELGIUM, Brussels. Irish beef producers will receive €50 million from the EU agriculture budget. The EU Member States agree to the aid measure.
TradeEU beef imports
BELGIUM, Brussels. The deal includes trade facilitation for the US and better access to the EU beef market.
IndykpolPolish poultry business to invest in expansion
POLAND, Olsztyn. The poultry meat producer and processor is declaring plans to spend around €16.3 mill. on investments in increasing and modernising its production capacity this year.
TransparencyFairness in the food supply chain
BELGIUM, Brussels. The Commission has been working towards a fairer and more balanced food supply chain since the beginning of its mandate.
BrexitIFA meet EU Commission officials on € 100 mill. beef package
BELGIUM, Brussels. IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods and IFA Brussels Director Liam MacHale met with senior officials from Commissioner Hogan’s Cabinet in Brussels to discuss the details package announced.
FairIFFA 2019 is the impulse generator for the meat industry
GERMANY, Frankfurt. IFFA 2019 has opened its doors in Frankfurt am Main with 1,039 exhibitors from 49 countries, including all market leaders, and significantly more exhibition space.
DataBelgian consumption of fresh meat still on the retreat
BELGIUM, Brussels. The consumption of fresh meat by Belgian private households fell by 300 g to 17.2 kg in 2018 compared with the previous year.
Animal WelfareMobile control teams for slaughterhouses
BELGIUM, Brussels. Flemish Minister of Animal Welfare Ben Weyts reinforces animal welfare in all slaughterhouses with a mobile control team that will carry out surprise inspections all over Flanders.
UECBVKarsten Maier represents meat industry in Brussels
BELGIUM, Brussels. Dr. Karsten Maier takes up his new position.
ProductionRising ASF losses to lift all protein boats
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Production losses from ASF have eclipsed initial estimates. The Chinese pork production shortfall will create challenges and opportunities for animal protein exporters.
BeefEU criticises Polish production control mechanisms
BELGIUM, Brussels. The European Commission has released a report on the audit of Poland’s beef production control mechanisms following the country’s sick cow slaughter scandal.
TradeBelgian beef exports stabilise at previous year's level
BELGIUM, Brussels. Especially Germany ordered more Belgian beef.
GrowthModerate increase in exports of Belgian pork meat
BELGIUM, Brussels. In 2018, 1.07 mill. t of pork were produced commercially in Belgium, about 1% more than a year ago.