Elections: Agriculture poorly addressed during the debate

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Christiane Lambert, the only candidate poised to succeed Xavier Beulin as the head of the FNSEA, was disappointed by how agriculture was so little and poorly addressed during the televised debate held Monday between the main presidential candidates. (Article in French)Read more →

China suspends Brazilian meat imports

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China, the second largest purchaser of Brazilian beef and poultry, suspended imports on Monday of those products coming from Brazil, after the discovery of a vast commercial network of spoiled food products, announced the Brazilian minister of agriculture. (Article in French)Read more →

Agriculture: French are for an environmental ‘transition’

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The French are overwhelmingly in favor of a ‘transition’ to agriculture that is ‘more respectful of the environment’ and have demanded for a ‘reorientation’ of subsidies towards organic farming, reported an IFOP study conducted on behalf of seven environmental and agricultural organizations. (Article in French)Read more →