BRUSSELS, July 6 (Reuters) – The European Union urged London on Tuesday to consider a Swiss-style veterinary agreement with Brussels on agri-foods to end a post-Brexit ‘sausage war’ row over certain goods moving between Britain and its province of Northern Ireland.

Tension has mounted over trade arrangements for Northern Ireland, particularly for chilled meats, because the province’s open border with EU member Ireland is Britain’s only land frontier with the EU and its vast single market.

European Commissioner Maros Sefcovic, the EU executive’s chief interlocutor with Britain since it completed its exit from the bloc last year, said the biggest

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Israeli venture fund PeakBridge and the European Institute of Technology (EIT) announced today the launch of PeakBridge FoodSparks, a new fund that focused on European seed and early-stage agricultural and food tech startups.

The new fund will invest up to €30 million Euros (~$35.7 million USD) over the next four years. FoodSparks will look to invest in roughly 10 European startups per year, with a check size of €500,000 (~$595,000 USD). According to the press announcement emailed to The Spoon, startups interested in receiving funding must be domiciled in Europe/EFTA and Israel, and have “protectable and scalable technology, and align

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