The current EU animal welfare legislation has shown its weaknesses. There is therefore a general agreement that the current rules must be reviewed in order to make them more enforceable,
Popular wisdom is often wrong. Consider, for example, how it views organic agriculture, which has grown to a $48 billion a year industry in the U.S. Organic products are sold
This piece is written by three experts who are part of the heads of two European associations, the WGG (Wissenschaftlerkreis Grüne Gentechnik e.V) in Germany and the AFBV (Association Française
There is ongoing disagreement between the popularly elected European Parliament and the executives in the European Commission over approvals of “genetically modified” (GM) crops, which are made with modern molecular
With its new “Farm to Fork” strategy, the European Commission has at last presented the two final, long-awaited pillars of its Green Deal: those dealing with agricultural policy and biodiversity.
While doom-mongers have introduced the unfounded concept of “ultra-processed food” to suggest that foods containing food additives are bad for us, we would like to give some serious consideration to
On Thursday 17th March, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (the IARC), appointed Dr. Elisabete Weiderpass as its new Director. She will replace Christopher Wild, the outgoing director.
The most widely used pesticides in the world pose a serious threat to bees, according to a new analysis by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Experts have said the