Juan Ignacio Pereyra is an Argentine lawyer, specializing in environmental law. He participated in the Tribunal Monsanto which was held in The Hague (The Netherlands) in October 2017. He came to the Nantes Food Forum to share his experience.
Food deserves a place, an agora, a forum, a crossroads, in short an unavoidable passage where you will want to wander, stroll, sit, speak, meet your neighbor, experiment, and of course, cook and eat. It can be found this summer at the Cité de la Mode et du Design. (Article in French)
They represent less than 5% of the stars awarded by Michelin and only two of them have establishments listed among the “50 Best Restaurants”. And yet, “there are so many female chefs!”, assured director Vérane Frédiani, who traveled the four corners of the world to meet with them. (Article in French)
As part of a major effort to recycle its waste, the City of Paris has launched the collection of organic waste in two arrondissements, which will be methanized and converted into green electricity and compost — enough to reduce the capital’s carbon footprint. (Article in French)
At first, the name of this new gathering at the Cité de la Mode et du Design in Paris may seem strange. Because at its foundation, the world festival obviously implies there will be at least a few collective activities. But to question what its means to be #ensemble through food and shared cultures brings it to a whole new level. (Article in French)
The debate over pesticides between the ministers of Agriculture and the Environment, which has the State of Food in its crosshairs, has only just begun. (Article in French)
On Monday, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe decided in favor of the Minister of Ecological Transition Nicolas Hulot at the expense of his colleague Stéphane Travert, the Minister of Agriculture, and confirmed the ban on ‘bee-killing’ pesticides. (Article in French)
It cannot be said that Stéphane Travert has not taken on the full measure of the task ahead of him, if one were to look at his calendar for next week. Of note, the preparation for the General State of Food will begin with a meeting next Friday. (Article in French)
The General State of Food, which will be launching in July, will lead to proposals ‘in the fall’, the new Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Travert announced on Friday, after taking over the project from his predecessor Jacques Mézard. (Article in French)
The United States announced Thursday a halt to all imports of fresh beef from Brazil, the world’s second-largest producer, citing “recurring” concerns after large shipments failed food safety tests.