From the food we eat to the clothes we wear, the products of European farmers’ labour surround us. A new EU campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the importance of agriculture in our everyday lives.
A new strategy for managing forests in the EU will protect the environment while also aiming to create new jobs in rural areas.
Agreement reached on changes to EU agricultural policy, starting 2014 – support for sustainable farming, more help for new farmers, and a more even distribution of funding between EU countries.
The Commission is working to protect consumers and ensure the integrity of packaged food sold in the EU – what you see on the label should be what you get.
You can be confident you are buying organic food and drink when you see the EU’s “leaf” logo on packaging.
New plan aims to address gaps in EU’s animal welfare legislation, providing better protection for animals and empowering consumers to shop wisely.
Plan would revamp EU agricultural policy to secure food supply, protect the environment and ensure rural areas are developed sustainably.
EU farmers produce top quality products, but better marketing could boost recognition – and sales – here and abroad.
EU quality labelling system protects 1 000 names used to designate traditional agricultural produce and foods.
Three options to revamp the EU's agricultural policy for a secure food supply, sustainable agriculture, a better environment and rural development.
EU countries would decide for themselves whether to allow authorised genetically modified crops to be grown at home.
Surfers attacked by sharks - a typical summer headline, in some parts of the world. But really it's the sharks who need protecting - over a third of all shark species living in the open seas are threatened with extinction.
One day not so far in the future, Europeans may be able to buy a loaf of bread knowing where the flour came from.
EU proposal on animal protection calls for changes in the way slaughterhouses kill cattle, pigs, poultry and other livestock.
EU farming policy adjustment will allow farmers to maximise production potential to meet growing food demand.