(French) La Chine a un besoin criant de lait et la filière française est exsangue, la logique de l’équation gagnant-gagnant? Début de réponse avec l’installation du chinois Synutra à quelques encablures du Festival des Vieilles Charues.
On Tuesday, the animal welfare organization L214 decried the conditions at a battery cage poultry farm in Vendée, yet this time it not only targeted the breeders but also one of their clients, the pasta company Panzani. (Article in French)
Salmonella steaks? Carcinogenic chemicals? Lying labels? Brazil, the world’s biggest beef and poultry exporter, has been hit by stomach-churning allegations of corrupt practices in its meat industry. Police have halted exports by 21 meat processers suspected of bribing inspectors to issue them bogus health certificates…
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)
Is the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union going to destabilize the ovine market? This is the worry that was presented by French sheep farmers at the Sommet de l’Élevage, who believe that their fragile balance is in peril due to Brexit. (Article in French)
The animal defense organization L214 published a video Wednesday denouncing the mistreatment of animals in two slaughterhouse in the south of France – one in Pezenas (Hérault) and the other in Puget-Théniers (Alpes-Maritimes).
Once familiar figures, milkmen now fight to stay in the British landscape, putting up resistance to the proliferation of supermarkets and online commerce. Today, some 5,000 milkmen still roam the streets of the country. (Article in French)
“Selling right to produce, 300,000 liters, 220 euros per ton.” For the last several months, these types of ads have multiplied on the Le Bon Coin website coming from dairy producers hit by the crisis. (Article in French)
Whereas most dairy farmers are entrenched in the agricultural crisis, those working with goats have found a way out. After the disappearance of one out five breeds, manufacturers have finally accepted to pay more for this milk destined to become bûchette and crottin cheeses. (Article in French)
Tuesday, the French beef industry warned against the risk of “massive imports” of US meat originating from intensive farming in the future transatlantic free trade agreement. (Article in French)