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The first campaign of its kind began in Israel in June 2018 and is supposed to continue until 2021.
The European Union is subsidizing a campaign to encourage Israel to consume European animals
2 March 2020
The EU could demand in greater detail the feeding of animals exclusively to grass, a point that was not being fulfilled.
Argentina may face difficulties to export meat to the EU under the Hilton quotas
30 January 2020
Yesterday the European Parliament has ratified the agreement between the EU and the US to modify the so-called “hormone-free beef” tariff-rate quota (TRQ) to allocate a significant volume of the quota solely to the US.
New “hormone-free” beef quota is a threat to cattle welfare
29 November 2019
Wallonia, the French-speaking region of southern Belgium, does not want more Argentine meat and to achieve this it is willing to block the trade agreement between Mercosur and the European Union (EU).
Mercosur-EU Agreement: Belgium does not want more Argentinian meat to be imported
26 November 2019
Less than a week after the announcement of the free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Mercosur (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay), on June 28, the dispute is gaining momentum.
Why the Mercosur agreement is so criticized
4 July 2019
The trade deal recently reached between the EU and Mercosur countries is devastating for European farmers and exposes the bloc’s double standards, Pekka Pesonen, Secretary-General of the EU farmers and cooperatives’ association (Copa-Cogeca), told EURACTIV.com in an interview.
EU farmers boss: ‘Devastating’ Mercosur trade pact exposes Europe’s double standards
2 July 2019
Leo Varadkar, along with French President Emmanuel Macron and the Polish and Belgian Prime Ministers, has written to Jean Claude Juncker raising concerns over ongoing Mercosur talks.
Varadkar warns EU president of Mercosur threat for beef
19 June 2019
While EU/Mercosur trade agreement has entered “endgame” negotiations and could lead to a political agreement in the last week of June, AVEC representing the European poultry meat sector, raises the alarm bell!
EU poultry industry sector says no to the Mercosur Agreement
19 June 2019
The European Union and the South American trade bloc Mercosur will likely close a trade agreement in coming weeks or months, Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary Lucas Ferraz said in an interview.
EU, Mercosur to close deal defying global trade war, Brazil says
8 May 2019
The EU and Mercosur (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay) are still negotiating their long-awaited trade agreement. How close they are to conclude a deal continues to be uncertain.
Leaked documents confirm a weakening of animal welfare provisions with Mercosur
7 September 2018
After the farmers’ unions and the poultry industry, twelve Member States have written to the Commission to express concerns about its coming offer on market access for beef imported from Mercosur countries.
12 Member States write to defend Animal Welfare Standards in beef imports
2 October 2017
A police operation has discovered that Brazilian companies have been exporting rotten and unsanitary beef. Meanwhile, the European Commission is speeding up negotiations to reach a free trade deal with the MERCOSUR bloc (which includes Brazil) and a round of negotiations are ongoing this week in Argentina.
Brazilian beef scandal highlights danger of rushing EU-Mercosur deal
23 March 2017