Achieving a 50% share of organic or local products by 2022 in the public catering system is the promise Emmanuel Macron made during his campaign and which has recently been confirmed by the government. Though provoking confusion among stakeholders, for farmers, this change is inevitable. (Article in French)
Tensions within Germany’s government, the apparent disfunction in French communications, divergences between Paris and Berlin: The debate regarding the reauthorization of glyphosate in Europe illustrates the difficulty of reconciling ecological aspirations and economic realities. (Article in French)
The award ceremony for Victories des Cantines Rebelles, or Victories for Rebel Cafeterias, was held at the Hôtel de Ville in Paris with a presentation by Emmanuell Cosson, Director of the Children and Youth Department for the City of Salon-de-Provence, who talked about how to bring an end to the preconceived notions that prevent action. (Article in French)
In the last twenty years, store aisles have changed drastically through the profusion of fresh fruits and vegetables made available through the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which is now being renegotiated between the United States, Canada and Mexico. (Article in French)
Facing the revolt by environmental activists over the approval of two pesticides denounced as harmful to bees, the government, on Friday, gave health officials three months to confirm or deny the approval. (Article in French)
On Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron announced that he would take action through executive order to rebalance the commercial agreements been farmers and retailers, provided they reorganize their production chains. (Article in French)
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.