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Modified Transport Regulations For Companies Auxiliary To Food And Collection Of By-products

Modified transport regulations for companies auxiliary to food and collection of by-products

  • 1 April, 2020
This new order allows those vehicles destined for tasks such as the production, commercialization, transformation and distribution of agricultural, livestock and fishing products and their supplies to move; to the production, distribution, rental and repair of equipment and machinery for agriculture, fishing, livestock, and its associated industry; to the transport and treatment of agricultural, livestock and fishing residues and by-products, and the food industry.
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Certification Model For The Movement Of People From Essential Services

Certification model for the movement of people from essential services

  • 1 April, 2020
The BOE has published the model of certificate that the workers must carry to justify that they must continue to go to their job despite the paralysis measures decreed by the Government for all activities considered non-essential between March 30 and 9 of April. The BOE does not specify that the certificate is mandatory.
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Ranchers, Slaughterhouses, Meat Distributors And Transporters, Essential Services

Ranchers, slaughterhouses, meat distributors and transporters, essential services

  • 30 March, 2020
The annex to Royal Decree 10/2020 specifies in point 2 of its ANNEX that “workers in the activities that participate in the market supply chain and in the operation of the services of the centers of production of goods and services of first necessity, including food, beverages, hygienic products, medicines, sanitary products or any product necessary for the protection of health, allowing their distribution from origin to final destination”, are considered essential services and, therefore, the recoverable paid leave does not apply.
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The Generalitat De Catalunya Prepares Recommendations For The Livestock Sector And Related Activities

The Generalitat de Catalunya prepares recommendations for the livestock sector and related activities

  • 27 March, 2020
As a consequence of the situation generated by the SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) alarm state, the Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food of the Generalitat de Catalunya has prepared certain instructions related to exceptional measures with respect to the livestock sector and related activities. This section specifies the exceptional measures adopted in the field of the livestock movement, animal health and livestock production.
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The Government Sees Royal Decree 5/2020 As Unavailable To Strengthen The Agri-food Sector

The Government sees Royal Decree 5/2020 as unavailable to strengthen the agri-food sector

  • 27 March, 2020
In recent months, the agro-livestock sector has had to face critical situations. To the structural problems of rigidity of the demand, atomization of the operators, the seasonality or the perishable character of the productions, conjunctural factors have been added such as adverse climatic phenomena, tariffs of the United States Administration, the fall of prices of the productions and the rise in the costs of agricultural inputs (diesel, fertilizers or feed).
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Anafric Collects The Recommendations Of The WHO And The Ministry Of Health On The Coronavirus

Anafric collects the recommendations of the WHO and the Ministry of Health on the coronavirus

  • 25 March, 2020
The WHO has prepared a series of information that wants to curb the hoaxes regarding the coronovirus, among them, the international health agency wants to make it clear that according to scientific tests "the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ANY AREA, including those in warm and humid climate. Regardless of weather conditions. "The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is to wash your hands frequently. In this way, viruses that may be on the hands are eliminated and infection that could be caused by touching the eyes, mouth and nose is avoided.
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10,000 Veterinarians Contribute To Maintaining Supply And Food Security

10,000 veterinarians contribute to maintaining supply and food security

  • 24 March, 2020
More than 10,000 veterinarians are working these days in slaughterhouses, farms, food industries, aquaculture facilities, distribution companies, collective catering, official public health and inspection services, analysis laboratories or customs control, among other places, with the aim of guaranteeing the population supply and food security in Spain during the state of alarm.
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The State Will Guarantee 80% Of Loans To Freelancers And SMEs With A Maximum Term Of 5 Years

The State will guarantee 80% of loans to freelancers and SMEs with a maximum term of 5 years

  • 24 March, 2020
The Council of Ministers has given the green light to the first tranche of 20,000 million euros in the line of public guarantees for loans to companies as part of the 100,000 million that it approved last week to combat the devastating economic effects of the coronavirus. The State will guarantee 80% of loans to self-employed workers and SMEs, for which 10,000 million of that first tranche has been reserved. For the rest of the companies, the guarantee will be 70% in new loans and 60% in renewals.
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Vehicles For The Distribution Of Medicines And Food, Those Of Forced Circulation If The Government Decides To Cut The Roads

Vehicles for the distribution of medicines and food, those of forced circulation if the Government decides to cut the roads

  • 21 March, 2020
Among the dozen types of vehicles that could continue to circulate in the event that the Government of Spain decides to intensify its fight against the coronavirus by cutting the roads include those for the distribution of medicines and food, the transportation of fuel, those of the Post Office, the funeral or those for roadside assistance, among others.
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Thanks From Anafric For The Work You Are Doing

Thanks from Anafric for the work you are doing

  • 20 March, 2020
THANKS We can't think of another word from Anafric. Your support, your commitment, your trust and your effort will not be in vain. Together, we face this reality. And with the collaboration of all, we will leave. We are sure about it.
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Information Note On The Application Of The Royal Decree On The State Of Alarm In The Livestock Sector (text From The Ministry)

Information note on the application of the Royal Decree on the state of alarm in the livestock sector (text from the Ministry)

  • 19 March, 2020
Agricultural, livestock and aquaculture production, as well as fishing activity, transformation of agricultural and fishery products, veterinary centers or clinics, transport and distribution of food, as well as its commercialization through retail sales to consumers, form the food supply chain whose activity must be guaranteed in the state of alarm. This implies that the activity of agri-food companies as a whole, including agricultural, livestock, aquaculture and fishing activities, must be maintained, but also that of the companies that, in turn, supply them with the necessary inputs for their operation. 
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Postponement Of Technical Vehicle Inspections

Postponement of Technical Vehicle Inspections

  • 19 March, 2020
The Ministry of Industry agrees to temporarily suspend the obligation to pass the ITV of vehicles while the Decree of declaration of alarm status remains in force. As FENADISMER, the national association of ITV stations, has been reporting, there have been many complaints that transporters and private drivers have been raising these days due to the lack of information regarding the obligation to pass the ITV of their vehicles, since while some stations remained open, others were closed, as is the case of the ITV Andalucía, Extremadura, Navarra and Asturias, due to their different legal management regime.
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Which Establishments Remain Open During The Alarm State?

Which establishments remain open during the Alarm State?

  • 18 March, 2020
The containment measure to prevent the spread of Covid 19, according to decree-law 463/2020, contemplates the reduction of commercial activity, cultural facilities, recreational establishments and activities, hotel and restaurant activities, and other additional activities.
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Veterinarians Guarantee The Production Chain, Food Safety And Well-being Of All Animals.

Veterinarians guarantee the production chain, food safety and well-being of all animals.

  • 18 March, 2020
Luis Alberto Calvo Sáez, president of the OCV (Veterinary College Organization), encourages veterinarians to act with the utmost professionalism and to collaborate with the health authority, in front of the state of alarm by the COVID-19. He has sent a letter to the 52 Spanish schools in which it recalls that they are a "very leading avant-garde healthcare collective for the protection of human and animal health", and therefore they must work to guarantee the production chain, food security and the welfare of all animals.
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Anafric Reports On The Guarantee Of The Posting Of Workers And The Self-employed

Anafric reports on the guarantee of the posting of workers and the self-employed

  • 18 March, 2020
Many of you will wonder what to present when we need to justify our trip to work? The company must accredit the worker with a job posting that indicates so. The decree-law 463/2020 that indicates the State of Alarm specifies in article 7 that "the displacement to the place of work to carry out his labor, professional or business provision" is authorized, as well as his vehicles. We have to remember that the activities related to food transport are considered as BASIC SERVICES.
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The Closure Of Spanish Borders Does Not Affect Merchandise

The closure of Spanish borders does not affect merchandise

  • 17 March, 2020
The Interior Minister, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, has agreed to reestablish the controls of the Spanish land borders while the state of alarm lasts. The initiative, as assured by the minister, is within a policy of effective coordination with the European Union and with the autonomous communities.
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Recommended Intakes Of Beef, Based On Current Scientific Evidence

Recommended intakes of beef, based on current scientific evidence

  • 5 March, 2020
A varied and balanced diet helps to improve the state of health. The selection of optimal intakes of the various foods has been shown to reduce the risk of total mortality and may lead to a considerable change in the risk of premature death. Medical professionals should advise patients to establish recommendations and lifestyle guidelines adapted to their physical characteristics. Thus, beef is a protein-rich food (as we have mentioned in different articles) thanks to the presence of essential amino acids.
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Result Of The Technical Day The Sheep, Goat And Goat Meats Arrive In Japan

Result of the technical day The sheep, goat and goat meats arrive in Japan

  • 4 March, 2020
In 2019, 73 new agreements were reached for the Spanish meat industry, thanks to the opening of new markets. Among them, the one from Japan. On February 26, the Conference "Beef, Sheep and Goat Meat Arrives in Japan" was held, which was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAP), from the Ministry of Health, Consumer and Social Welfare (MSCBS), ICEX, IFEMA / Meat Attraction and had a Japanese protocol specialist.
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Can You Imagine A World Without Livestock

Can you imagine a world without livestock

  • 25 February, 2020
For Europeans and a majority of people around the world, a world without livestock is not something that is widely called for. Nevertheless, a minority fraction of the European population, are considering a world that is “free from livestock production”. This clear and radical stance may seem seductive to some who consider it a coherent vision for the future. However, the singular removal of an entire food group from our future would bring with it a number of consequences that are often ignored.
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Commitment To Climate Change Mitigation: What Is Life Beef Carbon

Commitment to climate change mitigation: What is Life Beef Carbon

  • 24 February, 2020
In our interview with Ganaderas en Red, it is stated that “There are many studies that show that extensive livestock not only does not influence climate change, but also reverses this process. The cattle of our companions are raised in extensive, in direct contact with the environment, therefore the livestock load is the optimum to take advantage of the grass and grass without reducing them or losing biodiversity ”.
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“The Government Has To Make A Law That Prevents Intrusion And Stop Calling ‘meat’ To Something That Is Not”

“The government has to make a law that prevents intrusion and stop calling ‘meat’ to something that is not”

  • 21 February, 2020
“Ganaderas en Red” is a group of extensive livestock farming and pastoralism professional women who support each other both personally and at work. They seek raising their voice to the institutions. Like the rest of the meat industry, they try not to be accused of being guilty of climate change in an environment that they respect and preserve. From Anafric we want to value their position, their collective work and their defence of the industry because as we understand, we are part of the solution and not the problem.
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Pressure To Impose A Tax On Meat And Meat Products

Pressure to impose a tax on meat and meat products

  • 20 February, 2020
A Dutch pressure group, the so-called TAPP (True Animal Protein Price) coalition, advocates fair taxation of meat by increasing the price of meat and its derivatives by about 40% over the next 10 years with the aim of reducing its consumption and, with it, combat greenhouse gases.
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Aduriz De Lasarte: Quality, Modernity And Commitment

Aduriz de Lasarte: quality, modernity and commitment

  • 14 February, 2020

Aduriz de Lasarte is a company with 60 years of experience. It started as a colonial warehouse and is currently a modern and dynamic company specializing in meat products and derivatives, which has qualified personnel.     Thanks to its…

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Eating Meat In A Balanced Way Suits Us

Eating meat in a balanced way suits us

  • 13 February, 2020
According to the guide of the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians "Importance of beef in the diet of the Spanish", "an adequate intake of meat in combination with other food groups is a physiological benefit for humans and allows to obtain important micronutrients such as iron, vitamin B12, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc ”.
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Pick & Pack, New Packaging Solutions For The Food Industry With The 2030 Horizon Of Recyclable Packaging

Pick & Pack, new packaging solutions for the food industry with the 2030 horizon of recyclable packaging

  • 12 February, 2020
From February 12 to 14, Pick & Pack will bring together more than 7,000 professionals from industries such as food and beverages, among other sectors. Pick & Pack celebrates during the three days two revolutionary forums such as the National Packaging Congress 4.0 and the European Intralogistics Summit 2020 with more than 180 international experts. Together with a showcase of innovation in which the latest solutions for the industry are presented, such as food containers made from sugar cane or bambo
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The V Interovic Seminar Has Analyzed The Future Of Sheep And Goat Meat

The V Interovic Seminar has analyzed the future of sheep and goat meat

  • 6 February, 2020
INTEROVIC has celebrated today its V Seminar in the Círculo de Bellas Artes of Madrid. Nearly one hundred professionals from the production and marketing branch of the sheep and goats sector, responsible for the main agricultural associations and institutions, concentrated to analyze and find solutions for the future of sheep and goat meat.
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Vaccine Fans Achieve Their Goals After Four Months Of Campaign

Vaccine fans achieve their goals after four months of campaign

  • 6 February, 2020
An exciting experience has been carried out from Provacuno and Anafric. We have made the biggest documentary in Spain where the protagonists are the meat and the different sectors or audiences that surround it. In four months he has achieved more than 42,000 followers on social networks, when it was a longer-term goal, a sign that beef fans make us heard.
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Meat Tax To Stop Climate Change?

Meat tax to stop climate change?

  • 5 February, 2020
The European Parliament votes on February 5 on a meeting tax that could raise meat prices throughout the European Union. Nicknamed the "sustainability charge", the tax aims to reflect the environmental impact of large-scale meat production.The sustainability charge was presented in a new report at the end of 2019 requesting that a new pricing model be part of the European Green Deal and Farm to Fork Strategy.
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Distribucions Alimentàries Abril: Quality And Service

Distribucions Alimentàries Abril: Quality and service

  • 5 February, 2020
From the Viladomat street of Barcelona, a small place has made a place in the world of meat distribution. With more than 70 years of experience, Distribucions Alimentàries Abril has seen a sector evolve that has been growing in parallel to the needs of the market.
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Meat, Healthy And Essential Food For Physical And Mental Growth

Meat, healthy and essential food for physical and mental growth

  • 5 February, 2020
The guide 'Healthy eating in the school stage', launched by the Generalitat de Catalunya in 2017, explains that “food is a process that accompanies us throughout life, through which we obtain the nutrients that allow us to cover the requirements of the organism ”and specifies that for the development and physical and mental growth to occur in an adequate manner“ it is essential to provide a diet that meets the nutritional needs of each stage ”.
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The Role Of Livestock: A Strong Europe In The Face Of Challenges

The role of livestock: a strong Europe in the face of challenges

  • 4 February, 2020
The Croatian presidency of the European Union has presented the key elements of its presidency. Under the motto A strong Europe in a world of challenges, Europe is aware that in the face of climate change, farmers and ranchers are part of the solution to the problem. This line of action is part of the Green Deal campaign which, together with the Farm to Fork campaign (from farm to table) will be the main axes of action during this first semester.
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Grupo Dino, A New Company That Offers Services To Anafric Members

Grupo Dino, a new company that offers services to Anafric members

  • 3 February, 2020
Did you know that Grupo Dino is one of the leading European organizations for the distribution of products, articles, machinery, accessories for cleaning, hygiene, industrial maintenance and communities? And from now on it is also part of the value services Anafric offers its partners with collaboration agreements.
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The Animal Traceability System: Food Safety At The Highest Level

The animal traceability system: food safety at the highest level

  • 29 January, 2020
In Spain 650,000 tons of meat are produced annually. Food security in beef is associated to guarantee traceability. This tool allows you to give information from birth, upbringing, transportation, sacrifice, cutting and marketing to the consumer. European regulations are very strict and rigorous as regards the activity of farmers: identification, registration, hygienic-sanitary conditions, use of medicines, protection of the environment, travel travel plan, etc.
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Award For Anafric And Its Associated Companies For The Innovation Project In Meat Products With The EHTB Workshop

Award for Anafric and its associated companies for the Innovation Project in meat products with the EHTB workshop

  • 28 January, 2020
The program in which Anafric participates through its associated companies  Carns Romeu, Carns Pont, Sucarn, Viñals Soler, J Milà and Companyia General Carnia is the “Project of innovation in meat products”, which is taught from the School of Hospitality and Tourism of Barcelona (EHTB), and that is tutored by Dolors Espuña. This project has been selected from hundreds of projects by Dualiza Bankia and awarded € 10,000, the maximum planned, which will help the EHTB to improve the program.
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Anafric Sheep Group Meeting In Zaragoza

Anafric sheep group meeting in Zaragoza

  • 24 January, 2020
This year our partners meet in Zaragoza on February 12 in a work and holiday day that will serve to share experiences, obstacles and solutions. If you want to participate, send an email to
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Fribin Receives Approval To Export Beef To Japan

Fribin receives approval to export beef to Japan

  • 18 January, 2020
FRIBIN, Anafric's partner, has just received approval from the Government of Japan for the export of beef from vacuno. This new breakthrough results in Fribin's goal of expanding its position in Asian markets, as the company guarantees the necessary high product quality - animals raised on cereals and under 30 months - together with a production system adapted to regulations .
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Japan Opens To Sheepmeat, Goatmeat And Beef From Spain

Japan opens to sheepmeat, goatmeat and beef from Spain

  • 17 January, 2020
Anafric, a Spanish meat business association, sees excellent news about the opening of sheep, goat and beef exports to the Japanese market, a very demanding market with very strict sanitary inspections. For now, the list of companies in the sheep and goats sector, the list of companies that can already export is 12, of which 60% are associated with Anafric, including Farras, Coviher, Murgaca and Moralejo .
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Health, Origin Of The Animal, Environment, Animal Welfare And Climate Change, Factors That Will Affect The Agri-food Market By 2030

Health, origin of the animal, environment, animal welfare and climate change, factors that will affect the agri-food market by 2030

  • 15 January, 2020
What is the expected trend in consumer trends in the EU? According to the European Commission's 2019-2030 Agricultural Outlook Report, social demand will be a key factor in shaping agricultural markets in the coming years. Health, food origin, environment, animal welfare or climate change will shape the evolution of the EU agri-food market in the coming decade.
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70% Of Consumers Want To Know The Origin Of The Food They Consume

70% of consumers want to know the origin of the food they consume

  • 14 January, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA) has published its latest monographic study (data third quarter 2019) with the objective of knowing the level of satisfaction and the climate of consumer confidence in relation to food labeling (for surveys of 1,500 consumers have been carried out).
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Red Meat Consumption Reduction Is Not The Solution To Greenhouse Gases

Red meat consumption reduction is not the solution to greenhouse gases

  • 10 January, 2020
The Oxford Farming Conference , which was held from January 7 to 9, is the most important event in the United Kingdom on agricultural products and livestock. There we will talk about veganism and flexitarism. One of the speakers, Alice Stanton, professor of cardiovascular pharmacology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, said in one of her interventions that fruits and vegetables had seen their nutrients decrease in order to meet demand.
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An Example To Follow: Know The Facts Before Deciding. Transparency Is The Best Way To Fight Fake News About Cattle

An example to follow: Know the facts before deciding. Transparency is the best way to fight fake news about cattle

  • 9 January, 2020
Joe Stanley, a farmer from Leicestershire, in England, has managed to flip a BBC video criticizing the intake of red meat. For 3 days, BBC Breakfast TV reporters have been able to live closely how cattle are cared for and monitored. Stanley has also made news in the national media, including The Guardian, in addition to becoming a driver of social networks.
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Grow To Improve. Improve To Grow.

Grow to improve. Improve to grow.

  • 20 December, 2019
The year 2020 is just around the corner. And it's time for valuations. And at Anafric we have a lot to be proud of. At Anafric we have a lot to be proud of. For almost 40 years, we have grown with our associates with the sole purpose of defending the interests of national companies in the livestock and meat sector, in a transversal and plural way.
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Moralejo Selección Promotes Its Flagship Product At Christmas, The Asadofácil Family, With A Fun Campaign: El Osado Del Cordero

Moralejo Selección promotes its flagship product at Christmas, the Asadofácil family, with a fun campaign: El Osado del Cordero

  • 16 December, 2019

More and more homes, the Asadofácil de Moralejo Selección is the salvation for the numerous Christmas lunches and dinners. With a cooking system awarded for its international innovation, an extended family of products and a fun promotion, the Asadofácil is in fashion. The promotion can be seen on different media including the renewed website, where the company has shown all its innovation and productive capacity, through the numerous products offered in more than 30 countries.

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Know The Facts Before Deciding. Are EU Livestock Sector (CHG) Emissions Increasing?

Know the facts before deciding. Are EU livestock sector (CHG) emissions increasing?

  • 6 December, 2019
Know the facts before deciding. Are EU livestock sector (CHG) emissions increasing? On the contrary, according to FAO statistics enteric fermentation coming from the EU livestock sector has almost halved its impact in the period 1990-2014. There has been a 51% drop in emissions from livestock as shown by the FAO statistics, largely due to the shift to a more specialised agricultural livestock system, with still relevant large margin for improvement.
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Know De Facts Before Deciding. How Much Water Does It Take To Produce 1KG Of Beef?

Know de facts before deciding. How much water does it take to produce 1KG of beef?

  • 5 December, 2019
It is often said that 15,000L of water are needed to produce 1Kg of meat. This is an example of a shock statement used to make good headlines, but the calculations are too often misunderstood and misquoted. With more than 90% of water consumed by livestock being ‘green water’ (rainfall), scientists calculate that 1kg of beef would actually remove around 50L of fresh water.
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Anafric Supports The Strategic Line Of Sustainability And Environment Led By The New European Commission

Anafric supports the strategic line of sustainability and environment led by the new European Commission

  • 3 December, 2019
The UECBV, the European Livestock and Meat Trades Union, and Anafric, a Spanish meat business association, support the new European Commission, led by Ursula von der Leyen, and ask together with the Industry4Europe industrial forum for the assumption of a new strategic line for European industries that has sustainability and environment among its priority fields. Industry4Europe is a coalition of 149 sector associations representing the diversity of the EU industrial base, including the meat sector.
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Know The Facts Before Deciding. Animal Welfare

Know the facts before deciding. Animal welfare

  • 3 December, 2019
Animal welfare is an important concept. Many Europeans are concerned about the welfare of both farm and companion animals and it is an aspect in livestock farming that is often called into question. Views on animal welfare are very personal and the concept is much more complex than it seems at first sight. Ask 3 people what “animal welfare” means and you will most probably get 4 different answers – and this is perfectly understandable! This is why it is interesting to look at what science says about it.
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Know The Facts Before Deciding. A World Without Cattle?

Know the facts before deciding. A world without cattle?

  • 2 December, 2019
For Europeans and a majority of people around the world, a world without livestock is not something that is widely called for. Nevertheless, a minority fraction of the European population, are considering a world that is “free from livestock production”. This clear and radical stance may seem seductive to some who consider it a coherent vision for the future. However, the singular removal of an entire food group from our future would bring with it a number of consequences that are often ignored.
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Anafric Highlights The Effort And Professionalism Of The Sheep, Cattle, Pig And Goat Sectors To Guarantee A Quality Service And Product During The State Of Alarm

Anafric highlights the effort and professionalism of the sheep, cattle, pig and goat sectors to guarantee a quality service and product during the state of alarm

  • 25 March, 2020
Despite the economic, service and transport stoppage, the threat of Covid-19 has further strengthened the meat sector. From Anafric, the Spanish meat business association, wants to send a message of tranquility to the Spanish population and, above all, to highlight the "enormous effort and professionalism" that the sheep, cattle, pig and goat sector are carrying out to comply with the safety regulations established by decree 463/2020 (link to all updates to the royal decree), on the one hand, and to have their products taken to distribution points through the road transport network. ”
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