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EP rejects possible GM food bans

MEPs on Wednesday rejected a draft law that would have allowed countries to ban certain GM food and animal feed even if the produce was authorized by

MEPs on Wednesday rejected a draft law that would have allowed countries to ban certain GM food and animal feed even if the produce was authorized by

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EU Agriculture Council called over falling milk and pork prices

The European Union will address the problem of falling milk and pork prices at an extraordinary meeting of the EU Agriculture Council on September 7

The European Union will address the problem of falling milk and pork prices at an extraordinary meeting of the EU Agriculture Council on September 7

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Who pays the most for their meat in Europe?

Farmers have put the spotlight on meat prices in France over the past week by blockading roads and supermarkets and stopping imports at the

Farmers have put the spotlight on meat prices in France over the past week by blockading roads and supermarkets and stopping imports at the

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US farmers seek better access to EU markets

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has urged the EU to grant better market access to American farmers. Vilsack was in Brussels as part of a push

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has urged the EU to grant better market access to American farmers. Vilsack was in Brussels as part of a push

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EU, US negotiators hold fresh free trade talks

EU and US negotiators have met in Brussels for the fourth round of talks on a planned transatlantic free trade deal. Tariffs between America and

EU and US negotiators have met in Brussels for the fourth round of talks on a planned transatlantic free trade deal. Tariffs between America and

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International Agriculture Show: farming for the future

Until March 2, the exhibition centre at Porte de Versailles in Paris is hosting the 51st edition of the International Agricultural Show, an important

Until March 2, the exhibition centre at Porte de Versailles in Paris is hosting the 51st edition of the International Agricultural Show, an important

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French farmers urged to stop road protests after fireman's death

The French government has called on farmers to lift road blockades immediately after two separate accidents which killed a fireman and left six

The French government has called on farmers to lift road blockades immediately after two separate accidents which killed a fireman and left six

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Allergic reactions trigger blow to perfume industry

The nose. It belongs to Karine Vinchon-Spehner, one of the great French perfume creators, a real artist in the fragile world of fragrances. Her

The nose. It belongs to Karine Vinchon-Spehner, one of the great French perfume creators, a real artist in the fragile world of fragrances. Her

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Monsanto re-thinks its GMO strategy in Europe

Biotech company Monsanto is to withdraw all pending requests to grow new types of genetically modified crops in the European Union. The move

Biotech company Monsanto is to withdraw all pending requests to grow new types of genetically modified crops in the European Union. The move

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EU agrees huge changes to farming policy

The EU has agreed wholesale changes to the bloc’s agricultural policy that will slash subsidies to the largest farms. The tentative deal between

The EU has agreed wholesale changes to the bloc’s agricultural policy that will slash subsidies to the largest farms. The tentative deal between

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Fighting over the CAP

Farm subsidies represent the largest slice of the EU’s proposed budget for 2014 -2020. Negotiations are at a critical stage on revamping the Common

Farm subsidies represent the largest slice of the EU’s proposed budget for 2014 -2020. Negotiations are at a critical stage on revamping the Common

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Ireland urges EU to move forward on future farming policy

Irish Agricultural Minister Simon Coveney has urged the EU to move ahead on EU farming reform. Coveney, whose brief also includes fisheries policy

Irish Agricultural Minister Simon Coveney has urged the EU to move ahead on EU farming reform. Coveney, whose brief also includes fisheries policy

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MEPs call for more spending on agriculture

A group of MEPs want the EU to spend more on agriculture. Since 2009, the bloc’s budget needs agreement from the European Parliament. The body’s

A group of MEPs want the EU to spend more on agriculture. Since 2009, the bloc’s budget needs agreement from the European Parliament. The body’s

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EU farmers protest at feared cuts in subsidies

The EU budget negotiations are making farmers across the union nervous, amid speculation that reform of the Common Agricultural Policy will lead to

The EU budget negotiations are making farmers across the union nervous, amid speculation that reform of the Common Agricultural Policy will lead to

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GMO rat lab gets serious

In the latest storm of controversy, critics of genetically modified products and organisms (GMOs or GMs) saw pictures like one of a distended lab rat

In the latest storm of controversy, critics of genetically modified products and organisms (GMOs or GMs) saw pictures like one of a distended lab rat

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France checks the scientific validity of shocking GM food study

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he is prepared to call for a wider European ban on genetically modified produce following an alarming

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he is prepared to call for a wider European ban on genetically modified produce following an alarming

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Controversial study finds tumours in rats fed GM

In Brussels, on Wednesday thousands of protesters hit the streets calling for an overhaul of European food policy. The rally came as a new French

In Brussels, on Wednesday thousands of protesters hit the streets calling for an overhaul of European food policy. The rally came as a new French

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Brussels abuzz over bee decline

Brussels and bees – two words you don’t always hear together, but on World Environment Day the future of our furry friends is of increasing concern

Brussels and bees – two words you don’t always hear together, but on World Environment Day the future of our furry friends is of increasing concern

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What will you be eating in the future?

Alex Taylor, Euronews presenter: “What are we going to eat tomorrow? To what extent should the EU take a close look at what is on our plates

Alex Taylor, Euronews presenter: “What are we going to eat tomorrow? To what extent should the EU take a close look at what is on our plates