European Commission selects 5 reference laboratories to promote plant health

EUROPE – The European Commission has chosen five centers as its first European reference laboratories (EURLs) in the field of Plant health. These include four consortia and one laboratory, which have been designated to support […]

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics to fight pollution

EU – The European Union legislators have approved a sweeping ban on single-use plastic products in renewed efforts to tackle plastic waste and micro plastic pollution. The European Parliament has voted in favor of ‘The […]

Japan receives approval to export dairy products to the EU

ASIA – Japan has received the approval of the European Commission to export dairy products to the European Union following the request of the same. According to the Dairy Reporter, Japan had made a request […]

EU and FAO sign US$13.6m deal to support global food security in Gambia

GAMBIA – The European Union (EU) and the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), alongside its partner agencies have signed a US$13.60 million deal to support programs designed to address food security as well […]