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Organic regulation negotiations, is the end near?

Last Friday the Slovak Republic took over the Presidency of the EU from the Netherlands, and is now the sixth Presidency in a row...
BOELW Loewenstein

New EU organic legislation: the courage to say No

After two-and-a-half years of negotiations, one thing can be said about the planned new organic legislation:  it's not yet ready. “Because of the obstructive...
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More than 800.000 signatures against patents on plants and animals

Today, more than 800.000 signatures will be handed over to the President of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Office (EPO), Mr. Jesper...
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Regions invest in organic for sustainable development

Organic food and farming have grown beyond a niche, but there are discrepancies across Europe in terms of its overall development. So that more...