‘Giant bomb under nitrogen approach’ – Isover and other industrial companies in Brabant enrich themselves with emission rights – Foodlog

Giant bomb under nitrogen approach Isover and other industrial

Isover in Etten-Leur managed to obtain a permit for 865 tons of NO . in the middle of the nitrogen crisisx and 322 tons of NH3 with the province of Brabant. This amount can be compared with the emissions of 280 dairy farms. A reconstructionIn 2017, research into the compliance of the industry with the … Read more

Should the farmer want to become a hardware store? – Four experts on the sustainability ideas of builder Ballast-Nedam – Foodlog

Should the farmer want to become a hardware store

“The analysis from the construction sector is correct,” says Peter van Bodegom, professor of environmental biology and department head Environmental Biology at Leiden University, “the emissions are already far too high and will only increase further, especially related to the use of concrete and steel in the world. The question is whether the analysis from … Read more

The bridge between food and medicine – Thinking about healthy food takes on pharmacological traits – Foodlog

The bridge between food and medicine Thinking about healthy

Although pharmacology is a fact of life is, little of the research in that scientific discipline penetrates the public media. Yes, when a major pharmaceutical company has developed a promising new drug (a Covid pill, for example), it is highly praised. After all, successful sales start with good marketing. But research articles that appear in … Read more

Rli: make policy for farmers who continue – Nitrogen policy hijacks all the attention for quitters and forget the stayers – Foodlog

Rli make policy for farmers who continue Nitrogen policy

Making agriculture more sustainable also poses farmers who are not bought out or who already wanted to quit because they have no successor for an existential question: how do I get paid for the extra costs that sustainability entails or is it better for me to quit? Current policy focuses mainly on quitters and compulsory … Read more

Parliamentary debate with fireworks, Animal Protection predicts – Animals in livestock farming deserve space – Foodlog

Parliamentary debate with fireworks Animal Protection predicts Animals in

Caretaker Minister Carola Schouten of Agriculture is busy these days. So busy that even in The Hague people are grumbling about the cancellation of important debates. Apparently the minister weighs the interests of her party at the formation table more heavily than tackling the major issues for which she still bears responsibility. Canceling is unlikely … Read more

No more barrels, heavily toxic drug waste goes straight into the ground – Liberal policy, empty stables and agility at sea attractive to drug criminals – Foodlog

No more barrels heavily toxic drug waste goes straight into

The drug industry is becoming more and more intertwined with agriculture and nature. A recently published video triptych van Algemeen Dagblad outlines the latest developments. Previously we saw an increase in the number of barrels of drug waste being dumped in the forests, nowadays criminals just as easily lay a drain hose from the drug … Read more

Progressive German government makes food more expensive – Eating greener and healthier will make your euro run out sooner – Foodlog

Progressive German government makes food more expensive Eating greener

The new German coalition of central-left Social Democrats, Greens and liberal FDP warns that food in Germany will become more expensive. This is the result of the coalition’s commitment to more sustainable production and consumption. “Sustainable agriculture is also in the interest of companies, animal welfare and nature and is the basis of a healthy … Read more

Cem Özdemir – Germany gets its first green and vegetarian agriculture minister – Foodlog

Cem Ozdemir Germany gets its first green and vegetarian

In barely ten weeks, German politicians managed to arrive at a new formation. An efficient example of negotiations, where political walls were apparently quite easily bridged. We Dutch can learn something from that. The formation here has been going on for almost three quarters of a year and a breakthrough is still not forthcoming. Different … Read more

Veehandel does not allow supermarkets and dairy to renew the meat market – ‘Better for Beef’ from Albert Heijn and A-ware after all in long chain and to another slaughterer – Foodlog

Veehandel does not allow supermarkets and dairy to renew the

Albert Heijn and A-ware are now working with slaughterhouse Vion, which slaughters the cows in Dokkum or Tilburg. The two original chain partners, the slaughterhouse Ameco and Heijdra Vleesvee, no longer have a role in the new set-up. All previously signed participation forms and conditions will expire on November 30, 2021, Albert Heijn and A-ware … Read more

How much do we think food waste is and who does what about it? – Food safety and ethylene oxide – the rules before, during and after the competition – Foodlog

Stocks of contaminated sesame seeds have almost completely disappeared from the market and the pain is currently mainly related to additives such as locust bean gum and spices such as pepper, ginger and turmeric. Locust bean gum is a thickener (E410) that is used in thousands of products, from ice cream to soup to ready … Read more

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