Study regions and farms

Ten European regions from boreal to Mediterranean were selected (Supplementary Table 1). They represented major agricultural land uses such as arable crops including horticulture, mixed farming, grassland and perennial crops (vineyards and olives). Within each region, a pool of ~20–40 farms was selected from which 12–20 farms were randomly selected (169 in total) that belonged to the same farm type, produced under homogeneous climatic and environmental circumstances and fulfilled specific criteria regarding their main production branch. In case the selected farms were not willing to participate, we asked other farms from the pool till the sufficient

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The European Commission is to introduce new rules around a type of mycotoxin in certain food products.

The limits are for ergot alkaloids in barley, wheat, spelt, rye and oats and processed cereal-based food for infants and young children.

There are also changes to the legislation for ergot sclerotia, which contain ergot alkaloids. Lower levels of ergot sclerotia can already be achieved in most cereals by use of good agricultural practices and by sorting and cleaning techniques.

Ingestion of ergot alkaloids can cause ergotism in humans and animals. This was common in humans centuries ago but is rare nowadays. It

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An evaluation of food irradiation rules in Europe has found legislation is unlikely to have much impact on use because of a decline driven by industry and consumer fears, despite scientific evidence of its safety.

European Union directives on the topic came into force in 1999 and have not been amended much since. A roadmap was produced in 2017 followed by a study commissioned by DG Sante and public comments in 2020, which received 72 responses, mainly from EU citizens.

The evaluation found the directives had been inefficient at ensuring a level playing field between EU and non-EU countries and,

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LOCAL INGREDIENTS


1. Explore the legendary olive groves of the Peloponnese

There’s a reason why philhellenes love the Peloponnese with a passion. This three-pronged peninsula at the tip of the mainland is the Greece that time forgot: miles of white-sand beaches minus the crowds, mountain villages at the end of dusty roads, immaculately preserved ancient ruins and excellent, locally run hotels and restaurants catering largely for domestic travellers. And then there’s the olives. The Peloponnese is the home of kalamata, Greece’s famed fleshy purple-black, almond-shaped olive. The city that bears its name is a great starting point for foodie

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New York, Aug. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Europe Frozen Food Market, Forecast, Impact of COVID-19, Industry Trends, by Product, Category, Growth, Opportunity Company Analysis” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06130566/?utm_source=GNW

The primary goal of frozen meals is to make cooking easier for consumers while also extending its shelf life. It is regarded as an essential part of the meal preparation or serving in homes or restaurants. According to the research, Europe Frozen Food Market is expected to reach US$ 124.1 Billion by 2027.

Europe Frozen food market is segmented into frozen ready meals, frozen meat, frozen

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Almost half of the new trade issues discussed in a WTO committee in 2020 mentioned food safety, according to a report on the meeting.

Of the 36 new specific trade concerns (STCs) raised in the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Committee, 16 referred to food safety measures.

More than a third were due to other areas, such as certification, inspection and approval procedures. Those remaining referred to plant and animal health. The 36 STCs is the most since 2003. An additional 17 previously raised STCs were also debated.

New STCs on food safety included modified European Union

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