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Andrew Byrne

Articles by Andrew Byrne

Brussels says initiatives should help farmers affected by Russian embargoEU/RUSSIA: Brussels to further assist fruit, veg growers 15 August 2014

The European Commission is poised to intervene in fruit and vegetable markets in the EU following Moscow's food embargo and may withdraw supplies of vegetables to avoid a collapse in prices.


Food sector event highlights hurdles for TTIP negotiators Focus: Sticky issues remain in EU-US free trade talks 24 July 2014

European food manufacturers welcomed progress on a transatlantic free trade deal at a meeting of negotiators and business leaders in Brussels last week. However, the EU food sector also took the opportunity to warn that US non-tariff barriers need scrapping to enable exporters to take full advantage of an agreement. Andrew Byrne reports.


Food industry faces Focus: EU funds international project in food fraud fight 8 April 2014

Participants within an EU-funded research project on fighting food fraud believe they can help rebuild consumer confidence in Europe's food sector, following last year’s horsemeat scandal, writes Andrew Byrne in Brussels.




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