A new EU agency for health considered by the European Commission
24 Sep 2020
The European Commission (EC) is considering strengthening the EU’s competence in health policy in the wake of the covid -19 crisis. Commission President Ursula von der Leyen anno...
COVID-19 crisis could ‘kick off digital revolution in agriculture’
01 Jun 2020
Digital farming is set to boom in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis, given its capacity to help the EU farming sector improve its sustainability and recover from the outbreak’...
Coronavirus and obesity: Doctors take aim at food industry over poor diets
23 Apr 2020
As further evidence suggests that poor diet can be attributed to the root cause of mortality from #COVID19, Cardiologists are blaming the food industry for the normalisation of ult...
EC proposes market measures to assist meat & dairy sectors
22 Apr 2020
Amidst the coronavirus crisis, the European Commission today proposed granting private storage aid for dairy and meat sectors in a so-called effort to help farmers hit by the crisi...
Belgian supermarkets donate 460,000 meals
17 Apr 2020
Belgian supermarkets donated 233 tonnes of food to Food Banks or other social organizations. in view of the unprecedented shift in demand for food redistribution across communities...
CSOs urges the Commission not to postpone the Farm to Fork strategy
15 Apr 2020
The Coronavirus (COVID19) crisis significantly highlights the important and urgent need for a Common Food Policy that is forward-looking, precautionary, resilient, social- and heal...
EU farm ministers seek targeted measures to withstand COVID-19
12 Apr 2020
EU agriculture ministers have called for further specific and targeted measures to address the difficulties faced by the agri-food sector due to the COVID-19 pandemic such as restr...
EFSA chief: EU food safety rules ensure protection against COVID-19
07 Apr 2020
Although coronavirus can survive on surfaces for a limited time, food safety regulations in EU member states ensure a high level of protection against contaminated food, said the c...