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Fairness in the food supply chain: Commission proposes to increase price transparency

Having banned unfair trading practices and improved producer cooperation, the Commission is today presenting the third element to improve fairness in the food supply chain by introducing greater transparency in the way prices are reported throughout the chain. The European Commission today tabled a proposal that will make available crucial...

Income support to farmers

Income support to farmers, how the European Union promotes food security and sustainable farming. An overview now available via below link

EU adopts new rules on fertilisers

The EU is adopting new rules for placing fertilising products on the EU market. The Council adopted on 21 May 2019 a regulation which harmonises the requirements for fertilisers produced from phosphate minerals and from organic or secondary raw materials in the EU, opening up new possibilities for their production and marketing on a large scale....

Commission publishes overview of EU feed supply

Roughage, such as grass and silage maize, is the main source of feed protein, representing 45% of EU total feed use. Oilseed meals supply almost a quarter of the feed proteins. While the EU is fully self-sufficient in roughage, the EU produces only 26% of what it consumes for meals from soya bean and rapeseed. Looking at the total EU use, about...

Legislative acts adopted by the Agriculture and Fisheries Council

The Council adopted a set of legislative acts on CO2 emissions from cars, common rules in the gas market, copyright, contract rules for sales of goods and digital content online and in shops, and Horizon Europe. This reflects the outcome of intensive negotiations with the European Parliament over recent weeks in the run-up to the end of the...

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