In September 2021, the EU Parliament has rejected plans to reserve five specific groups of antibiotics for use in humans and largely ban them in animals. Developments concerning the avian flu and African Swine Fever are still closely monitored in the EU. At national level, a pig backlog and shortage of CO2 and workers are […]
The month of February was marked by debates in the European Parliament on wine consumption. The European Parliament’s rejection of rapporteur BECA’s proposal equating excessive alcohol consumption with moderate wine consumption is noteworthy, while there is growing concern about the international situation. The war between Ukraine and Russia threatens the wine sector, especially in Spain, Italy and Georgia, and adds further pressure to a sector that needs to recover from the Covid crisis and has been hit hard by the recent rise in energy prices.
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