The General Assembly on the State of Food (EGA) has led to the promise of seeing farmers better compensated, but retailers, manufacturers and consumers alike are wondering who will ultimately be the winners and losers of the new law. (Article in French)
The General Assembly on the State of Food concluded on Thursday with the announcement of a law to support producers facing difficulties due to mass retail, and a whole host of projects to implement in the next five years. (Article in French)
Venus comb murex, pelican’s foot and China limpet, cowries, argonauts and abalone: Their names are as irresistibly appealing as their flesh. Discover the world of these shellfish and crustaceans as they are poetically portrayed by Guélia’s mighty pen. (Article in French)
They attended one or more of the fourteen workshops proposed by the General Assembly on the State of Food. They were either participants or members of the audience. Four of them agreed to share their feelings with Alimentation Générale. Between vigilance, discouragement and optimism, here is what they had to say. (Article in French)
The General Assembly on the State of Food ended on Thursday on a sour note with Lactalis, France’s largest dairy manufacturer, announcing a massive product recall due to health concerns. (Article in French)
The case of the salmonella-tainted baby milk products manufactured by the Lactalis group intensified on Thursday, with the the company’s decision to recall the entire production line from the factory already implicated last February in the contamination. (Article in French)
An end to the use of pesticides, a law on trade negotiations and the financing of agricultural investments are some of the matters farmers, retailers, manufacturers and environmental groups, who will be attending the assembly on Thursday, are hoping will be addressed. (Article in French)
Sixteen billion euros, that is how much France wastes each year in food: the socialist MP from Mayenne, Guillaume Garot, author of a 2016 law on the subject, intends to ‘accelerate’ actions to fight this problem. (Article in French)
With just three votes in favor, the European Parliament failed on Wednesday to block the European Commission’s proposal to authorize phosphate-based additives in kebab meat sold in the European Union.
Revenge is sweet for the makers of France’s traditional ‘calisson’ candies, who have won a months-long legal battle with a businessman who trademarked the product’s name in China.