(French) La vogue des produits bio profite à Jean Hervé, un petit industriel berrichon, pionnier de la transformation de fruits secs, qui ouvre cette année une deuxième usine à Boussac (Creuse), dédiée aux produits sucrés et à une nouvelle gamme de chocolats.
Donald Trump announced Thursday he has nominated former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue to be US secretary of agriculture, rounding out the president-elect’s cabinet picks on the eve of his inauguration.
(French) Les producteurs français d’oeufs ont demandé mercredi aux enseignes de la grande distribution, qui ont annoncé l’arrêt de la vente d’oeufs de poules élevées en cage, de les aider à investir pour s’adapter à cette décision.
Thursday evening, the French National Assembly voted unexpectedly to enforce the obligatory installation of surveillance cameras in slaughterhouses beginning in 2018, a measure called on by the extreme left and animal protection organizations. (Article in French)
‘Respect for animals in slaughterhouses’ was introduced Thursday in the French National Assembly. But to the great dismay of some organizations, the MPs did not go further than a simple experiment in surveillance cameras. (Article in French)
US fast-food giant McDonald’s will sell a controlling stake in its China and Hong Kong business for up to $2.08 billion to a consortium including state-owned Citic and the Carlyle Group, it was announced Monday.
Here is an evening of Arte’s Thema that may make you want to pull your hair out. It starts off with an investigation into milk, followed by a look at the vegan lifestyle and how cows alone could truly appreciate the global nature of it all. It should be watched nevertheless, you will learn a lot. (Article in French)
For countrymen, farmers, and eaters of all countries: this is the call for the return of the citizen. With this, Michel Serres begins his text on the need today for an agricultural exception. (Article in French)
The transportation of ducks in the southwest of France and sanitation and precautionary measures that are still poorly applied are part of the vectors in the rapid spread of the H5N8 strain of bird flu that is being transmitted by migratory birds. (Article in French)
In their little workshop in the Vosges, Christel and Muriel Nex have been working for months. Surrounded by clay and paintbrushes, the two sisters are among the last to produce, entirely by hand, the charms that garnish French king cakes. (Article in French)