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240 Cantabrian Farmers Will Distribute 75,000 Euros In Aid To Sheep And Goats

240 Cantabrian farmers will distribute 75,000 euros in aid to sheep and goats

  • 2 October, 2020
The Regional Ministry of Rural Development, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Environment of the Government of Cantabria has announced extraordinary aid for the sheep-goat sector, which aims to alleviate the losses suffered as a result of the state of alarm. 75,000 euros will be for the sheep-goat subsector, affected by the closure of catering establishments and the fall in sales of lambs and little lambs.
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Moralejo Selección, Awarded With The Food Prize Of Spain For Food Internationalization

Moralejo Selección, awarded with the Food Prize of Spain for Food Internationalization

  • 24 July, 2020
Moralejo Selección has been awarded by the MAPA with the Food of Spain award for Food Internationalization. The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food recognizes with the "Food Awards of Spain 2019" the work carried out by companies and professionals who have distinguished themselves by producing, offering and disseminating Spanish quality food, as well as their contribution to the development of the food sector Spanish in a sustainable and efficient way.
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The Ministry And The Autonomous Communities Monitor The Temperature Of Livestock Transport During The Summer

The Ministry and the autonomous communities monitor the temperature of livestock transport during the summer

  • 24 July, 2020
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA), in coordination with the autonomous communities, has launched an action plan for the control of temperatures in animal transport during the summer of 2020. It affects transport of more 8 hours to other countries, both within the European Union and outside it. The organizers of animal transfers have to make sure that the maximums allowed will not be exceeded and will have to deliver temperature records to the competent authorities once the trip is finished.
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Digital Cowbells To Geolocate And Monitor Livestock

Digital cowbells to geolocate and monitor livestock

  • 22 July, 2020
Several ranchers throughout Spain are installing livestock monitoring and geolocation devices on their animals these days. They are doing so thanks to the GELOB project, coordinated by the Union of Small Farmers and Livestock (UPA). The goal: to improve animal handling and avoid wolf attacks.
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The EU’s Farm To Table Strategy, Various Points To Consider

The EU’s Farm to Table strategy, various points to consider

  • 21 July, 2020
The European Union is preparing a strategy to achieve a healthier and more sustainable diet. It is the so-called Farm to Fork Strategy, which will mark the evolution of environmental regulations or policies as important as the CAP. The Farm to Table strategy will seek to foster the circular economy, reducing the environmental impact of food production and lowering the percentages of food waste. The Commission's estimates affirm that each year more than 1.3 billion tons of food are wasted in the world, a third of world production. The Farm to Fork strategy may have consequences for the meat sector, due to the persecution of greenhouse gases and the elimination of aid and meat promotion campaigns. From Anafric, we try to answer the questions that arise regarding the strategy, through Carolina Cururella, one of the association's technical professionals.
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Meat Attraction Confirms The Dates Of Celebration And The Project Of Development Of The Fair

Meat Attraction confirms the dates of celebration and the project of development of the fair

  • 20 July, 2020
Meat Attraction 2021, International Meat Industry Fair, has held the first online meeting of its Organizing Committee that confirmed the dates of the fair, from February 2 to 4, 2021, with a message of unity and commitment of the sector to Meat Attraction and the endorsement of all the work developed by IFEMA to implement all the necessary protocols for health, safety and access, and to celebrate its fairs with the required levels of security and control for exhibitors, visitors and staff. You have more information on this link.
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The Parliament Of Catalonia Approves A Resolution In Favor Of The Meat Sector

The Parliament of Catalonia approves a resolution in favor of the meat sector

  • 17 July, 2020
The Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food of the Parliament of Catalonia, in the session of June 30, 2020, has approved a resolution presented by the Parliamentary Group Socialistes i Units per Avançar, and the amendments presented by the Grup Parlamentari Republicà and the Parliamentary Group of Junts per Catalunya, a resolution in favor of the meat sector.
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Animal Welfare Commission Of Inquiry Set Up

Animal welfare commission of inquiry set up

  • 8 July, 2020
The European Parliament has created a committee to investigate non-compliance with EU rules on the protection of transported animals. Within 12 months, they will have to present a report in which they will find the infringements they find in the application of the EU animal welfare rules during transport inside and outside the EU.
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Decrease In The Use Of Antibiotics By 52%

Decrease in the use of antibiotics by 52%

  • 8 July, 2020
The Collegiate Veterinary Organization (OCV) has managed to decrease the use of antibiotics by 52.3%, between 2014 and 2018. This initiative is contemplated within the PRAN (National Plan Against Antibiotic Resistance) that was implemented in Spain in 2014 to try to stop the development of resistance.
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Consumo Announces The Implementation Of Nutriscore In The First Four Months Of 2021

Consumo announces the implementation of Nutriscore in the first four months of 2021

  • 2 July, 2020
The Ministry of Consumption on which the Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) depends organically has announced that the Nutriscore nutritional front labeling system will enter into force in the first four months of 2021. Spain thus joins France, which has already implemented this system, and Belgium and Germany, which have announced to the European Commission their desire to implement it. This frontal labeling system is voluntary for companies that decide to establish it, in the absence of European regulations deciding on its mandatory nature.
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Ovine Forum 2020: Digital Edition From July 23 To 9. Sign Up Now!

Ovine Forum 2020: Digital edition from July 23 to 9. Sign up now!

  • 25 June, 2020
The National Sheep Forum is a technical congress organized by the Tierras magazine and the Oviespaña website, attended by some 450 professionals, who are the leaders who set the course for action in most farms, making it the most influential meeting of the year. for this sector. The six seminars will be organized on Tuesdays and Thursdays of each week in sessions that begin at 6:00 p.m. and will last approximately 90-100 minutes.
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June 23 San Juan Lamb: Good, Healthy And Grilled

June 23 San Juan lamb: good, healthy and grilled

  • 19 June, 2020
Buy it, cook it, taste it, enjoy it. Lamb and goat, apart from being a particularly sustainable meat, are healthy. And it can be cooked in different ways. It doesn't have to be a special holiday to eat lamb. The day of the lamb is every day that we enjoy this meat. But taking advantage of the fact that we have been confined at home and that now we can go out, if we cannot taste this meat outside, we do it inside. In our living room, in our kitchen, on our terrace or on our balcony. Why not? There is always a time and place to enjoy lamb meat.
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June 23, Lamb Day: Grazing, Sustainability And Lamb Meat

June 23, lamb day: Grazing, sustainability and lamb meat

  • 17 June, 2020
There are different types or model of livestock, the most widely used model for raising sheep is extensive grazing. That is, one that has a close relationship with the extent of the land where it develops. Extensive grazing is necessary to carry out extensive grazing. This territorial base provides sustenance for the sheep, since it is there where the animals have to feed. There is no other place to find optimal land for extensive grazing than in rural areas. We are talking about natural ecosystems, which although they have been modified by man, pastures, groves, crops, fallows, scrub areas, etc. They produce vegetables in a natural way whose only possible use is to feed the herds.
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June 23, Lamb Day. Ten Tips For A Perfect Lamb Barbecue And A Few Tricks

June 23, lamb day. Ten tips for a perfect lamb barbecue and a few tricks

  • 16 June, 2020
On June 23 the sector celebrates the day of the lamb. What traditionally was a day to gather and celebrate San Juan, today will again be a day of celebration and reunion in a country that, after three months of seclusion, needs to gather to celebrate. And nothing better than to do it around a barbecue with lamb meat at home with family and friends.
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