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Major investigation into use and trade of horsemeat

The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit - NVWA) is conducting a major ...

News item | 14-02-2013 | 22:47

Agricultural exports rise to €75 billion

Dutch agricultural exports rose again last year. Agricultural exports grew by €3.2 billion, from €72.2 billion Euros in 2011 to ...

News item | 17-01-2013 | 16:05

EU: More fisheries to use innovative "pulse trawl" system

More Dutch fisheries can make use of a pulse trawl, an innovative type of fishing gear for catching sole and plaice. An agreement ...

News item | 24-10-2012 | 15:46

Bleker and Cioloş agree on EU agriculture policy greening

A recent meeting between Dutch Minister for Agriculture and Foreign Trade, Henk Bleker, and European Commissioner for Agriculture ...

News item | 24-09-2012 | 13:36

Investment in green city good for health and healthcare budget

Savings of 65 million can be made in the healthcare budget by developing more green spaces in urban areas. More green spaces can ...

News item | 16-05-2012 | 16:14

Definitive proposal nature restoration measures Westerscheldt

Henk Bleker, Minister for Agriculture and Foreign Trade, has sent a proposal to the European Commission for nature restoration in ...

News item | 13-04-2012 | 10:31

Kelpen-Oler bird flu restricted zone lifted

The restrictions imposed in connection with the low-pathogenic (mild) avian influenza detected on a turkey farm in Kelpen-Oler ...

News item | 10-04-2012 | 12:38

Codex Committee on maximum levels of melamine in baby food

At a recent meeting of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF) in Maastricht agreements were made on acceptable ...

News item | 30-03-2012 | 11:23

No new cases of AI in Kelpen-Oler

The measures we took last week in Kelpen-Oler following an outbreak of Avian Influenza have been relaxed. Last week a mild ...

News item | 23-03-2012 | 14:59

Mild strain of avian influenza in Kelpen-Oler

The outbreak of AI at a turkey farm in Limburg is a mild strain of the virus. A movement ban has been imposed in a 3-kilometre ...

News item | 20-03-2012 | 16:29