Safety & Legislation

IRELAND

IFA asks for tighter laws on unfair trade practices

"Retailers have a dominant position in the food chain and IFA wants the Government to introduce...


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DENMARK

Danish Gov and A&F signs agreement to reduce ammonia emissions

The amount of crude protein in feed for both fattening pigs and dairy cattle will be reduced to a...


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EU

IFA urges MEPs to protect the meat industry

Words such as ‘steak’, ‘sausage’, ‘escalope’, ‘burger’ or ‘hamburger’ should be used only for p...


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GERMANY

3,300 workers to be hired directly at Vion's German sites

From January 1 onwards a law banning flexible contracts via agencies for work and labour in the m...


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EU

EU sets project for the future of food safety system

12 countries are involved in a three-year project coordinated by Italian researchers from the Con...


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EU

Brexit is already here. See the impact on trade

New regulations will apply gradually for food imported and exported by the UK.


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DENMARK

Danish food safety icon gets a facelift

The smiley eyes that reflect the food security of a business will in future go from four possib...


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USA

$110 million fine for Pilgrim's Pride

The company agreed to pay the fine in a plea agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) ...


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INTERNATIONAL

Deforestation of the Amazon, the big obstacle for a Mercosur deal

Environmental issues are stirring big concerns for European partners, said EC's VP Valdis Dombrov...


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INTERNATIONAL

IFA urges EC to pull the plug on Mercosur deal

"A new report from the University of Oxford and the Nature Conservancy says the deal fails the ...


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