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NewsFlood /2. Von der Leyen: "Europe is with you, ok for cohesion"
The president of the EU Commission flies over the emergency areas together with italian premier Meloni
Emilia Romagna Region, Italian government, European Union: three administrative levels involved and three institutional representatives involved, in an attempt to deal with an emergency that is looming... more
NewsFlood. Dombrovskis: "EU in support of Italy"
The Trade Commissioner recalls that the European Solidarity Fund is available
While the visit of the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen is expected in the flooded areas of Romagna, encouraging feedback is arriving from Brussels from the Vice President of the... more
NewsGrain Ukraine. Tajani: "If the agreement fails, we risk a migration crisis"
According to the italian foreign minister, any lack of agreement will have repercussions on Africa
Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani is concerned about the possible repercussions on emigration in the context of the war in Ukraine. The reference is to a possible non-renewal of the wheat agreement."The... more
NewsEurope and energetic transition's dilemmas
The Russia-Ukraine war offers an opportunity for independence in this area
"The geopolitics of the energy transition" was the theme of one of the State of the Union panels underway in Florence (4-6 May 2023). The question mainly concerns the "near future", as explained by Professor... more
NewsItalian trawlers in revolt against EU decisions
Demonstrations across Italy tomorrow: trawling ban targeted
Against new EU policies that want to ban trawling and cut fishing areas, marinas along all of Italy are taking to the streets. In fact, a series of initiatives are planned in ports to make their voices... more
NewsThe British prepare to celebrate King Charles. At the table
One in 5 British households will buy more groceries for the coronation
Coronation fever is rising in Britain as families prepare to celebrate the new King Charles III. Also table. This is according to a survey conducted by market research firm NIQ, better known as NielsenIQ,... more
NewsStarting tomorrow, the G7 of agriculture ministers will be in Japan
Crisis, sustainability, circular economy and food security on the table
Italy, Japan, France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and the European Union are participating in the meeting. Invited representatives of FAO, IFAD, OECD and WFP more
NewsLidl-Tesco, fight between giants: the Germans win
In Britain, the High Court agrees with the Alemannic retailer on allegations of trademark infringement
Germany's Lidl has won a trademark infringement case in the High Court in London against Britain's largest retailer Tesco. The cause of contention was the use of a yellow circle on a square blue background... more
NewsRana: over 7 tons of pesto seized at Genoa port
The Kirkland brand product is imported from the Chicago plant
The product, destined for French and Spanish supermarkets, allegedly did not comply with European labeling regulations. more
NewsSynthetic food: in Brussels someone fall from the clouds
Still no EU applications for customs clearance of meat made in the laboratory
After the approval of the ban on synthetic food by the Council of Ministers, the European Union has not received "notifications from Italy". According to reports from Ansa, this was stated by an EU spokesman... more
NewsUnesco: between 2 and 3 billion people suffer from water shortages
The global urban population facing a water crisis could double by 2050
Globally, 2 billion people (26% of the population) do not have safe drinking water and 3.6 billion (46%) lack access to safely managed sanitation, according to the report, published by UNESCO on behalf... more
NewsFood crisis: Italy extends a hand to Egypt
The visit of Minister Tajani to Cairo concluded with a view to strengthening trade relations
Agriculture and food were among the topics at the center of Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani's visit to Cairo, the second by the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Egyptian capital since the... more
NewsWheat Ukraine: China at the forefront
21.5% of the cereals produced after the newly renewed agreement is destined for the asian country
This was revealed by a survey by the Centro Studi Divulga. more
NewsGermany confirms eighth outbreak of swine fever
Pse continues to strike: new cases in wild boars in the last 10 days, including in Italy
The total number of domestic pig outbreaks in Germany rises to 8 after confirmation of African swine fever on a farm in Brandenburg. In fact, authorities have confirmed that the death of two pigs in eastern... more
NewsAsia invaded by swine fever
Cases are multiplying from Bhutan to Nepal, Malaysia, Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong
African swine fever invades Asia. The data comes from the official notification to the World Organization for Animal Health and attests that cases of African swine fever scattered in several areas are... more
NewsUkraine. Guterres: "It is essential to renew the agreement on wheat"
On a visit to Kiev, the UN secretary general insists on containing the global price of food
It is "of fundamental importance" that the agreement on wheat in Ukraine reached last July is extended. These are the first declarations of the UN secretary general, Antonio Guterres , on the occasion... more
NewsFAO, IFAD and WPF: digital divide penalizes women
United Nations organizations call for a more active role for women in agri-food systems
Inclusive access to digital technologies and education is key to reducing gender inequalities and empowering women workers in the agricultural sector. This was underlined in a joint note by the three food... more
NewsWindsor framework, first reactions in Great Britain
The Food and drink federation expresses perplexity and fears price increases
The Windsor Framework, the agreement signed last Monday between the United Kingdom and the European Union aimed at making trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland more fluid, it was received "cautiously"... more
NewsGermany censors junk food ads
Towards a stop to commercials for chips, chocolate and hyper-sugar, fatty or salty snacks? /Video
Is a new prohibitionist wind blowing in Europe? It seems so. In fact, after the wave of controversy over anti-alcohol labels, the initiative of Federal Agriculture Minister Cem Özdemir (Greens) now comes... more
NewsRussia has lost more than 1,500 foreign businesses in one year
Yale University monitors companies that have left or are leaving: Italy has 40 including Ferrero and Barilla
One year after the invasion of Ukraine, Russia's economic losses are counted. The most worrying loss for the country is that of the more than 1,000 global multinational companies that have left or are... more
NewsTurkey-Syria earthquake: FAO calls for aid to farmers
A "major disruption to agricultural and livestock production capacity"
After the earthquake of 6 February, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is stepping up its commitment to the rural communities of Turkey and Syria, affected by the earthquake.... more
NewsMeatball Day: the most loved meatball remains the one with gravy
Survey into research trends highlights the advance of the veg oxymoron
Maeatball veg, meaning literally meatballs... vegetables. Impossible, you will say. Instead it is yet another oxymoron of the veg narrative which also involves the celebration, on March 9, of Meatball... more
NewsEcuador: two sites recognized as global agricultural heritage
FAO promotes "chakra" territories as sustainable and suitable for promoting female work
Two agricultural and agroforestry biodiversity systems in Ecuador (one in the Andes and one in the Amazon region of the country) have been recognized as Global Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) by... more
NewsUkraine: cereal production expected to collapse
The director of the National Agrarian Forum is asking for preferential trading conditions with the EU
"I would like to express my respect and gratitude for the broad support shown by the countries of the European Union to Ukraine and its citizens since the beginning of the war": thus expressed Mariia Didukh... more
NewsMeloni: "Food sovereignty is a priority"
Italian premier against Nutriscore and the "attempt at global food homologation"
A statement against Nutriscore and in defense of our wine and all the food excellences. Italian prime Minister Giorgia Meloni reiterated her Government's position in a message to the Economic Conference... more
NewsIs the BSE back?
New case on a farm in the Netherlands. Still to be verified whether it is an atypical or classic type of BSE
It hadn't been talked about for years now. That is, until a new case of mad cow disease emerged from the Netherlands. Not many details are available at the moment, except that the infection was found on... more
NewsAl Bano: "What do the Irish know about wine?"
The singer intervenes in the labeling debate: "An unacceptable nonsense"
Al Bano Carrisi strongly criticized the Irish initiative regarding wine labeling. The singer, who is also a wine producer in his hometown, Cellino San Marco (Br), entered the debate in an interview with... more
NewsA step forward for digital agriculture
FieldView and xFarm Technologies Platforms integrate for data collection
FieldView and xFarm Technologies have partnered to connect their respective platforms. The aim is to make sharing data easier for farmers and help consolidate and streamline farming operations. "By leveraging... more
NewsEurope. Ifoam's complaint: non-organic products passed off as "green"
The association sues the French ecological transition agency
Ifoam Organics Europe, the EU organic sector association, and its French affiliate are suing the Paris Ecological Transition Agency and a group of companies that use the "eco-score" label to denote eco-friendly... more
NewsPizza Hut takes the record for the largest pizza from Italy
In Los Angeles, in a hangar, they baked a giant of 1,300 square meters
The United States snatches from Italy the record for the largest pizza in the world, which now measures 1,300 square metres. The Guinness Book belongs to Pizza Hut which decided to prepare a gigantic... more