EU-US-UK: react of food crisis

Brussels 14.11.2022 “The world faces acute food and nutrition challenges. Conflict, climate change and the lasting impacts of COVID-19 are having devastating effects on local and global food systems and the people who rely on them. Russia’s unprovoked aggression against Ukraine has significantly worsened these challenges and vulnerabilities” reads the EU-US-UK joint statement on global…

EU aid to Iran and Pakistan vulnerable

Brussels 13.07.2021 This week the Commission has announced renewed support for those most in need in Iran and Pakistan with €22 million in humanitarian aid. This package will assist those most affected by man-made crises, the COVID-19 pandemic, climate induced and other natural disasters in the region. The 🇪🇺 is boosting support to #Iran🇮🇷 & #Pakistan🇵🇰 at a critical time. Both…

Nippon Airways: meals without plastic

Brussels 25.04.2021 All Nippon Airways Co. has said it will replace plastic trays for economy class meals on international flights with items made from an eco-friendly material from August 2021 in a bid to improve sustainability. “Restrictions on plastic use have been strengthening mainly in Europe, and we want to accelerate our preparations by taking…

Albania endemic animal cruelty

Albania restaurants are offering diners meat from illegally hunted bears – part of an illicit trade in wildlife that is “out of control” in the country, investigators claim. Researchers said it was the first time they had seen bear meat cooked in Europe, and experts warned that the crude butchering of animals may lead to…

Jane Goodall change diet lessons of COVID-19

Today, the legendary ethologist Dr. Jane Goodall told an EU audience of nearly 1,300 participants that we are responsible for the current pandemic. Covid-19 and the climate crisis are together delivering a clear message that the health and wellbeing of people, animals and the environment are interdependent. "More grain is grown worldwide to feed the…

Kyriakides Commissioner on «Farm to Fork»

“The transformation of our food production system has been at the top of our agenda since the President’s political guidelines in July” said Commissioner Stella Kyriakides at the press conference on the adoption of the Biodiversity Strategy and the Farm to Fork Strategy, which took place on May 20 in Brussels. #Farm2Fork Today @EU_Commission presents…

GIs sales value of €75bln

Agri-food and drink products whose names are protected by the European Union as “Geographical Indications” (GIs) represent a sales value of €74.76 billion, according to a study published today by the European Commission. Over one fifth of this amount results from exports outside the European Union. The study found that the sales value of a…

COVID19: threat of animal transport

With over 35 animal welfare NGOs, we sent a letter to EU leaders, asking them to adapt their response to COVID-19, since long border delays are resulting in animal suffering. We called on the EU to ban the transport of farm animals to non-EU countries, as well as journeys that last over 8 hours. #COVID19:…

Son of Russian oligarch eats gold

Amid COVID19 pandemic son of Russian oligarch from city Samara – Alexey Shapovalov flaunts his experience of tasing gold 958 KDM, while residing in one of luxury hotels in Emirates. Сын самарского олигарха Алексея Шаповалова, опубликовал ролик, в котором ест золото 958 пробы.Еду из драгметалла приготовили для него в одном из отелей на берегу Персидского…

Iran sends fresh food to Qatar

Iran has sent four cargo planes of fresh food to Qatar and plans to provide 100 tonnes of fruit and vegetable daily, Iranian officials confirmed, amid growing concerns of shortages after Qatar’s biggest suppliers severed ties. Iran sending planeloads of food to #Qatar daily https://t.co/QWqy0843B0 #QatarCrisis pic.twitter.com/jj9zwMEuhA — Press TV (@PressTV) June 11, 2017 Qatar…