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Pig farmingEU stock is recovering
LUXEMBOURG. Data are not yet available from Spain, which had the largest herd within the EU in 2018 with 30.8 million pigs.
PolandThird largest poultry exporter in the world
POLAND, Wroclaw. In 15 years, the country has climbed from No.9 to this position overtaking countries such as Belgium, Germany, France and the Netherlands.
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.
OmronKluger named as General Manager Central Eastern Europe
THE NETHERLANDS, Hoofddorp. Omron Electronics, a global leader in the field of industrial automation, has expanded the role of Dr. Klaus Kluger to manage both the Central and Easter Europe Regions.
Food SafetyASF strikes Romania
FRANCE, Paris. It is unclear how African swine fever infected pigs in Romania for the first time.
Green Week 2017Fair starts in Berlin
GERMANY, Berlin. The food and agricultural show with 1,650 exhibitors from 66 countries opens doors in Berlin today. Partner country is Hungary.
Food EmbargoRussia suggests mitigation for Greece and Hungary
RUSSIA, Moscow Following the announcement by Russia's deputy prime minister Arkady Dvorkovich that his government was considering ways to mitigate the food embargo, Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev has revealed the decision would initially affect Greece and Hungary.
Hungary cuts VAT on pigs and carcases
HUNGARY, Budapest Hungary has decided to decrease the value added tax (VAT) on live pigs and half carcases in a bid to stimulate the country's consumption of pork and combat illegal trade. Effective from 1 January 2014, the tax was lowered from 27% to 5%.
Hungarian horse meat labelled as beef
ENGLAND, London The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has been informed by Lancashire County Council that it has identified 100kg of horse meat imported from Hungary labelled as beef.
EU reports outbreak of rare Salmonella strain
ITALY, Parma The European Union is reporting an ongoing outbreak of a rare Salmonella type in several member countries that may be related to turkey production.
Go-Ahead for Hungarian Beef Exports to Algeria
HUNGARY, Budapest In Algiers, Endre Kardeván, Rural Development State Secretary of Hungary and his Algerian colleague, Chief Veterinarian Rachid Bougueddour, have agreed on the joint acceptance of animal health certificates for calves and beef cattle.
Study on consumers’ use of nutrition information
BELGIUM, Brussels Results from a European study on consumer use of nutrition information on food labels and their understanding of front-of-pack nutrition information, are now available ahead of print on the website of the Journal of Public Health.
Romanian live sheep exports
AUSTRALIA Romania exported 1.5 million sheep in 2006, with recent figures indicating that another 92,000 sheep were exported in January 2007.
Consumer concerns about animal welfare vary in Europe
UK, Cardiff Results from a Welfare Quality® survey show that linkages between animal welfare and food vary considerably among consumers across Europe.
Avian flu H5 virus confirmed in Hungary
BRUSSELS The European Commission has been informed by the Hungarian authorities of an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Csongràd County, south-east Hungary.