(French) Face à la fronde des défenseurs de l’environnement contre l’homologation de deux insecticides dénoncés comme néfastes pour les abeilles, le gouvernement a donné vendredi trois mois aux autorités sanitaires pour confirmer ou non cette autorisation.
(French) Emmanuel Macron a annoncé mercredi qu’il légiférerait par ordonnances pour rééquilibrer les contrats commerciaux entre agriculteurs et distributeurs, à condition qu’ils réorganisent leurs filières de production.
On Wednesday, Emmanuel Macron will unveil his plans for the food industry that have been eagerly awaited by the farmers fighting for their survival, along with some retailers. (Article in French)
Carlo Petrini was in Paris today. During 16 minutes, he describes in French and with bounding enthusiasm, the great battles that have become synonymous with his life.
From the horse-meat lasagna scandal to the recent massive investment by Bill Gates and Richard Branson in animal-free meat and the pathetic performance by the representative of Bigard, the meat industry is self-destructing. (Article in French)
Hunger is on the increase across the globe once again after a decade of declines, a UN report said Friday, thanks in part to climate change aggravating severe weather and conflicts.
To fight the ‘dogma of low prices’ and to ‘restore the balance of power’, France’s leading agricultural syndicates argued in favor, at the National Assembly on Wednesday, of a law aimed at improving compensation for farmers. (Article in French)
The Coordination Rurale sounded off a new alarm regarding the General State of Food today, saying that it was ‘very worried’. At the same time, the FNSEA expressed its concern about remarks made by several members of the government. (Article in French)
Christiane Lambert held a press conference this morning under the veil of the new political debate between the minister of Ecological Transition, who is passionate about agriculture, and the minister in charge of said agriculture. (Article in French)
On Tuesday, Minister of the Ecological Transition Nicolas Hulot supported the idea that there should be no “single way to produce food”, by attending the “Fermes d’Avenir Tour” at its stop in Rennes. (Article in French)