Agrifood Brief

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April 16, 2021 00:29:20
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28 - AGRI Committee chair, CAP update, halloumi cheese

Welcome back to EURACTIV's agrifood podcast! After a brief hiatus, we're back this week to speak about the latest developments on the reform of the EU's farming subsidies programme, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), in an interview with the Chair of the European Parliament's AGRI Committee, Norbert Lins, and we give you a rundown of the top 10 agri-news stories this week, including why halloumi cheese is hitting headlines and the latest on the campaign to End the Cage Age in farming.  ...

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March 26, 2021 00:11:57
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27 - CAP super-trilogue: what's on the menu?

This week, EURACTIV gives a recap on what to expect from the so-called "super-trilogue" on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, discussing what is on the menu for the meeting and the main remaining sticking points in negotiations. ...

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26

March 19, 2021 00:23:35
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26 - Organic action plan, nutriscore, salted butter

This week, the EURACTIV agrifood team explores what can be expected from the upcoming Organic Action Plan, due to be published on 24 March, and we speak about the latest chapter in the longstanding saga on front of pack nutritional labelling.  ...

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March 12, 2021 00:16:09
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25 - Portuguese agri minister, CAP super trilogue, EU-US relations

This week, EURACTIV spoke with Portuguese agricultural minister Maria do Céu Antunes, who is the current chair of the AGRIFISH Council, about the challenges involved in wrapping up the CAP, including the thorny issue of social conditionality and how she hopes to tackle the remaining outstanding issues to reach a conclusion within the next few months, and we discuss the thawing relations between the EU and the US. ...

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March 05, 2021 00:20:03
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24 - Buttergate, dairy exports, super-trilogue

This week, EURACTIV takes a look at why butter is hitting the headlines in Canada and what implications this could have for the EU, and we talk about the upcoming 'super-trilogue' which has been called by the Portuguese Presidency this week in an attempt to finally wrap up CAP negotiations.  ...

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February 26, 2021 00:23:11
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23 - CAP fraud, Mediterranean label, Mercosur

This week, EURACTIV speaks with Green MEP Viola von Cramon about a new report released which found that agricultural subsidies continue to be misused across countries in Central and Eastern Europe, we discuss a new proposal for a 'Mediterranean diet' label, and we speak with Simon Wancke, vice-president of the EU young farmers association CEJA, about concerns over the looming Mercosur agreement.  ...

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