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ForecastCorona accelerates the beef production decline
UNITED KINGDOM, London. Production of beef is expected to fall compared to 2019, by a greater extent than was forecast in the spring.
Tönnies ClosurePig market in corona shock
GERMANY; Frankfurt. With the lockdown in Rheda, more than 20,000 pigs have to be distributed daily to other farms. The European market is still stable.
SurveyMost EU consumers don’t want insects and lab-grown meat
BELGIUM, BRUSSELS. BEUC unveils results of the survey about food choices, red meat, sustainable food and more in a new report.
Green DealUECBV feels need for improvement of Farm-to-Fork strategy
BELGIUM, Brussels. The European meat sector feels need for further checks and balanced improvement of the published Farm-to-Fork-strategy to make sure what is stated to “leave no one behind”.
Corona crisisSupport for the meat market
BELGIUM, Brussels. The EU Commission wants to open up private storage for premium beef cuts, lamb and goat meat.
BiofachOrganic in Europe continues to grow
GERMANY, Nuremberg. The organic market in Europe continues to grow; in 2018 it will increase by almost 8% to € 40.7 bn.
GERMANY, Hamburg. The European Natural Casings Association elects Heike Molkenthin as President.
Animal WelfareNew EU welfare resource
BELGIUM, Brussels. The European Commission will launch a reference centre for the welfare of farmed poultry in 2020.
Joint ActionUECBV launched the European Livestock Voice campaign
BELGIUM, Brussels. The launch was organized in cooperation with like-minded EU associations.
UniteWorkers union wants a clear statement
GREAT BRITAIN, London. Government urged not to sell out UK food workers as ‘chlorinated chicken threatens jobs’, warns Unite
ChangesEMVA appoints new Standards Manager
SPAIN, Barcelona. Werner Feith coordinates standardization activities of the association.
UECBVKarsten Maier represents meat industry in Brussels
BELGIUM, Brussels. Dr. Karsten Maier takes up his new position.
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.
FairTrade Exhibition: Free From Plastics Packaging
SPAIN, Barcelona. The European Trade Exhibition Free From Plastics Packaging is from 28 to 29 May 2019 in Fira de Barcelona, Spain.
ECJNo organic label for Halal meat
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. Meat from ritual slaughter without stunning must not be offered as organic meat. The European Court of Justice ruled that the required animal welfare standard was not met.
CarrefourPoultry tracking blockchain program
FRANCE, Boulogne-Billancourt. The European retailer is bringing blockchain technology to its supply chain.
TradeEuropean Commission recommends settling longstanding WTO dispute
BELGIUM, Brussels. The Commission recommends to the Council to open negotiations with the United States in order to settle a longstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute on export of US beef.
CompetitionEuropean Street Food Awards
GERMANY, Berlin. The biggest food fight in the world is heading to Germany.
BeefIFA urges EU to withdraw Brazilian beef from Mercosur talks
IRELAND, Dublin. The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called on the European Commission to pull the plug on Brazilian beef’s participation in the Mercosur agreement after continually failing to meet EU standards.