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Russia: Putin orders EU fruit and veg ban

Russian President Vladimir Putin has banned imports from countries imposing sanctions on Russia. The measures will affect agricultural products and

Russian President Vladimir Putin has banned imports from countries imposing sanctions on Russia. The measures will affect agricultural products and

Business

Kraft cheesed off by hot dog recall

Kraft is recalling around 43,000 kilos of its hot dog sausages. The problem is they are so-called ‘Cheese Dogs’ one ingredient of which is milk

Kraft is recalling around 43,000 kilos of its hot dog sausages. The problem is they are so-called ‘Cheese Dogs’ one ingredient of which is milk

Business

Food prices fall on bumper grain crop

Food prices have fallen, thanks in part to abundant grain supplies from a hefty harvest. They hit their lowest level in more than a year in July

Food prices have fallen, thanks in part to abundant grain supplies from a hefty harvest. They hit their lowest level in more than a year in July

Europe

MEPs back plans to curb food speculators

In Brussels, the European parliament backed new plans this week to clamp down on so called food speculation. Ahead of the vote on Wednesday

In Brussels, the European parliament backed new plans this week to clamp down on so called food speculation. Ahead of the vote on Wednesday

Europe

Brussels unveils resource roadmap

The European Commission has unveiled its latest roadmap for building a sustainable future. With the world’s population set to hit nine billion by

The European Commission has unveiled its latest roadmap for building a sustainable future. With the world’s population set to hit nine billion by

Business

G20 agrees farm deal, but not commodities regulation

Farm ministers from the G20, the world’s largest economies, have agreed on ways to tackle high food prices at a conference in Paris. But it was a

Farm ministers from the G20, the world’s largest economies, have agreed on ways to tackle high food prices at a conference in Paris. But it was a

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How do we stop the world going hungry?

To get some perspective on the problems of rising food prices and the effect this is having worldwide, euronews spoke to Laurent Levard of GRET, an

To get some perspective on the problems of rising food prices and the effect this is having worldwide, euronews spoke to Laurent Levard of GRET, an

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Warnings grow over the future of food prices

For the vast majority of the world’s population eating is not a problem. But for some, around 15 percent, it is a daily struggle. And it gets worse

For the vast majority of the world’s population eating is not a problem. But for some, around 15 percent, it is a daily struggle. And it gets worse

Europe

Rising commodity costs threaten global economy, Sarkozy warns

Spiralling food and energy prices are threatening global economic growth, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has warned. Speaking in Brussels, the

Spiralling food and energy prices are threatening global economic growth, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has warned. Speaking in Brussels, the

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EU pledges to raise E.coli aid offer to farmers

EU agriculture ministers told the European Commission on Tuesday to stump up more cash to compensate farmers affected by the E.coli outbreak. The

EU agriculture ministers told the European Commission on Tuesday to stump up more cash to compensate farmers affected by the E.coli outbreak. The

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EU must improve food alerts: farmers union

Nial O’Reilly euronews: “As we have seen, the E.coli crisis has had a big impact on European agriculture. To discuss the issues concerned, we are

Nial O’Reilly euronews: “As we have seen, the E.coli crisis has had a big impact on European agriculture. To discuss the issues concerned, we are

Europe

E.coli farm impact to be compensated

An emergency meeting of European Union ministers in connection with the deadly E. coli crisis has produced a provisional proposal of aid for fruit

An emergency meeting of European Union ministers in connection with the deadly E. coli crisis has produced a provisional proposal of aid for fruit

Europe

E. coli communication 'irresponsible', says MEP

A Spanish European Parliament member, Francisco Sosa Wagner, has appealed for joint efforts to restore vegetable farmers’ reputations. This was

A Spanish European Parliament member, Francisco Sosa Wagner, has appealed for joint efforts to restore vegetable farmers’ reputations. This was

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EU offers 150 million euros to farmers hit by E.coli outbreak

The offer starts at 150 million euros to compensate European Union farmers affected by the E.coli outbreak. By some estimates, weekly economic

The offer starts at 150 million euros to compensate European Union farmers affected by the E.coli outbreak. By some estimates, weekly economic

Business

Glencore IPO draws big investors

Top commodity trader Glencore is looking to a strong debut for this month’s initial public offering of shares planning to raise $11 billion (7.4

Top commodity trader Glencore is looking to a strong debut for this month’s initial public offering of shares planning to raise $11 billion (7.4