Agrifood Brief

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Welcome to EURACTIV's AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU from EURACTIV's Agrifood news team: Gerardo Fortuna and Natasha Foote

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Latest Episodes…

  1. 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 ...


  2. 22 - Social conditionality, CAP, small farms

    This week, EURACTIV speaks with Enrico Somaglia, deputy secretary-general of the European federation of food, agriculture and tourism unions, about social conditionality and what this would mean for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, and we speak with Irish MEP Chris MacManus about the demise of small farms in the EU. ...


  3. 21 - World soil champion, agri-food survey

    This week, EURACTIV's agrifood team sat down with the World Soil Champion Luca Montanarella, head of the new Joint Research Centre's action on Soil Data and Information Systems and advisor to the European Commission, to speak about all things soil and the importance of this natural resource, and we bring you ...


  4. 20 - Roman gods, vices, F2F amendments

    What do Roman gods and vices have to do with agriculture? Find out in this week's EURACTIV agrifood podcast, where we delve deeper into the publication of the EU's Beating Cancer Plan and what this holds in store for the agrifood sector and we speak with MEP Herbert Dorfmann, agricultural ...


  5. 19 - EU cancer plan, resilience report, agri stats

    This week, EURACTIV takes a sneak peek at a draft version of the EU's 'beating cancer' plan, which outlines plans to phase out red and processed meat and alcohol from EU agrifood promotional programmes alongside other several fiscal measures designed to target the sector, we speak with Tassos Haniotis, director ...