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Ban on beak trimming improves animal welfare in poultry sector

The abolition of beak trimming in the poultry sector will improve the welfare of 56 million hens, cocks and turkeys each year. In ...

News item | 09-06-2013 | 14:05

Ban on harmful products for bees

The European Commission has decided to prohibit the use of plant protection products that can be harmful for bees. The ban ...

News item | 29-05-2013 | 10:35

EU support for promotion of agricultural products

The European Commission has approved 5 Dutch promotional programmes for agricultural products.

News item | 02-05-2013 | 16:03

Minister Dijksma calls on Safety Board to study meat sector risks

Minister for Agriculture Dijksma has called on the Dutch Safety Board to carry out a study into risks in the meat sector. ...

News item | 25-04-2013 | 14:57

Measures to combat bird flu

Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma will work with the poultry sector to achieve a structural reduction in the number of ...

News item | 10-04-2013 | 09:13

Dijksma: 'Sustainable agriculture is essential for food security'

Speaking at a meeting in Madrid attended by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma called for ...

News item | 05-04-2013 | 16:35

European agriculture policy greener and more effective

'The EU Agriculture Ministers have reached agreement on the new European agriculture policy and priority will be given to ...

News item | 21-03-2013 | 14:19

Opportunities for Dutch Agri-food sector in India

India plans to double its food production in the coming 5 years and is making funds available to employ Dutch skills and ...

News item | 11-03-2013 | 11:43

First results of horsemeat investigation

The vast majority of the controls carried out by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (Nederlandse Voedsel - en ...

News item | 25-02-2013 | 21:00

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