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Sheep Industry News: European Union

05 March 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union Antimicrobial Resistant Foodborne Bacteria Levels Rising
ANALYSIS - Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials in humans and animals....
13 February 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union MEPs Call for COOL of Meat in Processed Foods
EU - Meat used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as lasagne, should be labelled by country of origin as is already the case with bovine fresh meat, said MEPs....
12 February 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union Strengthening Food Safety in Europe
EU - An upcoming conference on food safety hopes to build upon the high levels of cross-border cooperation achieved by the EU-funded FOODSEG project....
Crop Industry News from European Union EU, FAO to Tackle FMD in the Balkans
EUROPE - The European Union and FAO have stepped up efforts to assist countries to prepare for any possible outbreaks of devastating foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in cattle, sheep, goats and other...
10 February 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union Ten Years of Online Traceability for Safer Food in Europe
EU - TRACES – the European Commission’s free online system that enhances the safety of the food chain and facilitates trade – is celebrating its 10th birthday....
04 February 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union Analysis of Antimicrobial Data Confirms Human Animal Link
EU - The use of some antimicrobials in animals and humans will lead to resistance to these antimicrobials in bacteria from animals and humans....
29 January 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union Campylobacter Cases in EU Stable – Listeria Rising
EU - The number of incidents of illness caused by Campylobacter across Europe appears to be stabilising, according to a new report from the European Food Safety Authority....
22 January 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union Processed Meats Require COOL, say Food Safety MEP's
EU - Meat used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as lasagne, should be labelled by country of origin as is already the case for bovine fresh meat, said Environment, Public Health and...
14 January 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union Transboundary Animal Diseases: What are the Risks in the EU?
EU - Transboundary animal diseases are highly contagious diseases that can spread rapidly across national borders. They can cause high rates of death and disease in animals, thereby having serious...
13 January 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union Latvian Presidency Urged to Keep Animal Welfare Central to its Priorities
EU - Eurogroup for Animals has launched a Memorandum outlining its position on animal welfare related policies that will be discussed as part of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European...
06 January 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union EU Expects US Beef Sheep Goat Ban to be Lifted
EU - The US market is expected to shortly be reopened for imports of EU beef after 17 years, following the announcement that Ireland is to restart exports....
02 January 2015
Crop Industry News from European Union Costly Disease Offers No Festive Respite
EUROPE – More reports of Bluetongue disease have been flooding in from southern Europe to end 2014....
Crop Industry News from European Union World Expo 2015 Event to Address Food Safety
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to hold its second Scientific Conference with the theme 'Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together' in Italy in October 2015....
23 December 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union EU Supports Cambodia's Agricultural Progress
EU - The European Union (EU) has announced it has allocated EUR 410 million (around USD 510 million), under its bilateral cooperation with Cambodia over the period 2014-2020 to continue its support...
19 December 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union European Union Takes Steps to Encourage Organic Production
EU - The Presidency of the agriculture council is making progress addressing the concerns of member states over the future of organic production in the EU....
Crop Industry News from European Union Joint Declaration Aims to Push EU Further on Animal Welfare
EU - Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands have issued a joint declaration on animal welfare, calling on the European Union to improve further animal welfare for those species where there are...
15 December 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Bluetongue Keeps Redrawing Borders
CYPRUS – The confines of the Bluetongue virus (BTV) has been substantially extended eastwards by official confirmation of an outbreak on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus....
11 December 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Australia Meets EU Sheepmeat Quota
EU – Europe’s quota of Australian sheepmeat for 2014 has been met following strong demand and lower New Zealand supply....
27 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union EU Farmers Reimbursed €868 Million
EU – Farmers across Europe are being reimbursed a total of €868 million in direct aid by the Common Agricultural Policy....
25 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Bluetongue in Bulgarian Wildlife
EUROPE – Wild animals have become infected with Bluetongue in Bulgaria, resulting in deaths to deer and wild sheep....
21 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Animal Health Company Pleas for Responsible Antibiotics
EU – A global animal health company has used antibiotic awareness week to preach “responsible use” of veterinary antibiotics at the launch of its pan-European campaign....
20 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union November Brings More Bluetongue For Balkans
EUROPE – Colder weather has not checked the rising death toll from Bluetongue in southern Europe....
18 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Alarming Rise of Antibiotic Resistance in Europe
EU - Antibiotic resistance has increased in the past years to the point that now constitutes a serious risk to public health....
17 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
13 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Support for Flexibility of EU Countries to Ban GMO Crops
EU - Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their own territory even if it is allowed at...
05 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Promotion of Agricultural Products in the EU
EU - The European Commission has approved 27 programmes to promote agricultural products in the European Union and in third countries. ...
04 November 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Study Reveals Differences in Animal Welfare Training across Europe
EU - According to a new study, the main differences in farm animal welfare education across Europe seem to be in the reduced number of hours of education, less interactive teaching and fewer...
24 October 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Blutongue Continues Spread Through Italy, Romania This Week
ITALY and ROMANIA - Bluetongue has continued its spread through sheep, goat and cattle farms this week in Italy and Romania....
23 October 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union New Director for Agriculture at EU
EU - Christina Borchmann has been appointed as Director of "Audit of agricultural expenditure" in the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development....
21 October 2014
Crop Industry News from European Union Bluetongue Strikes in Montenegro, Hungary
EUROPE – Montenegro and Hungary are the latest nations to confirm Bluetongue virus outbreaks, joining a growing list of infected countries in the Balkans region....
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