A worldwide shift: profiling the alternative meat market
27 Jun 2018
According to recent research from GlobalData, the majority of the world’s population has adopted a diet that features reduced or entirely absent meat consumption. Changing consum...
Report says end meat and dairy subsidies, tax meat in shift to crop protein diet
12 Mar 2018
According to a report released at a debate held at the European Parliament on the 27th of February, the EU and the UK after Brexit should end subsidies for meat and dairy productio...
Greenpeace: Cut out meat to meet Paris Agreement goals
05 Mar 2018
According to a new Greenpeace report, the world needs to cut the production and consumption of meat in half by 2050 in order to meet the climate goals of the Paris Agreement. The ...
Des OGM interdits découverts dans des aliments pour animaux
21 Feb 2018
Un vent de panique souffle sur la Commission européenne. Selon des documents officiels auquel Le Monde a eu accès, des produits destinés à l’alimentation animale ont été ...
New organic rules and animal welfare: Meeting social expectations or not?
04 Jan 2018
The EU organic logo brings certain guarantees about high standards of animal welfare, and EU institutions ought to show strong commitment to address weaknesses in regards to anima...
The Future of Food and Farming – for a flexible, fair and sustainable Common Agricultural Policy
30 Nov 2017
Read the full press release from the European Commission on the Future of Food and Farming here....
Netherlands finds second banned chemical on chicken farms as cost of scandal spirals
30 Aug 2017
The tainted eggs scandal deepened once again on Thursday (24 August), as Dutch Health Minister Edith Schippers said traces of a second banned insecticide had been found on Dutch po...
Monsanto’s Roundup linked to liver disease, study says
12 Jan 2017
A new study has found that low-dose and long-term exposure to Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup causes liver disease in female rats. Read the full article on EurActiv website. Read...
CAP and animal welfare: Simply incompatible
23 Feb 2016
Livestock production has been at the centre of the intensification in agriculture brought by Europe’s Common Agriculture Policy (CAP), writes Olga Kikou. These policies have put ...
Eating less meat will save the planet, study says
28 Jan 2016
Euractiv – The overconsumption of meat will inevitably push global temperatures to dangerous levels, a recent study has warned, urging reluctant governments to take action. C...
Jeremy Rifkin: ‘Number two cause of global warming emissions? Animal husbandry’
09 Dec 2015
An estimated 40% of all the agricultural land in the world today is used to grow feed grains for beef production, a trend that is set to worsen with the rise of the middle class in...
Animal welfare at heart of European organic farming proposals
07 Oct 2015
Organic farming standards across Europe could be tightened up with a greater emphasis on animal welfare when the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee meets on 13 October t...
EuroparlTV: Cloned animals – would you eat them?
22 Jun 2015
In Europe, cloned animals haven’t made their way into the food supply chain – yet – but they’re not banned from it either. EU legislation on cloning is prov...
Animal health: “The principle is the same whether you are taking care of a dog, a cat or 3,000 pigs”
02 Jun 2015
A proposal to streamline and simplify complicated animal health rules in the EU was informally agreed by MEPs, the European Commission and the national governments on 1 June. Marit...