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Thursday 17 October 2013

Italy

Precision unveils 2014 models at Milan Show A Host of New Refrigeration

Precision unveils its 2014 refrigeration range at Host, Milan this October. Pre-production versions of its new uprights and counter cabinets have been specially manufactured for the Show.

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Sunday 06 October 2013

Italy

Coolingdew is a company specialized in systems for the cooling of vineyards

Coolingdew is a company specialized in systems for the cooling of vineyards which use the high pressure system (adiabatic process).

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Friday 28 June 2013

Italy

Paying dairy levies

In spite of repeated and numerous requests from the Commission, the majority of levies due between 1995 and 2009 has still not been recovered by Italian authorities, who have manifestly not taken the appropriate measures to effectively recover the total estimated amount of at least € 1.42 billion from producers.

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Wednesday 26 June 2013

Italy

Dairy farmers face fines

The European Commission has ordered Italy to collect €1.4 billion in fines from dairy companies for exceeding EU milk production limits over a period of 15 years, money the government has already paid to the bloc.

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Italy

Milk levies

The European Commission has called on Italy to take action to address shortcomings in the recovery of surplus levies due from dairy producers who exceeded their individual quotas in years when Italy overran its national dairy quota.

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Friday 21 June 2013

Italy

Prisoners and farming

High on a hillside overlooking the azure sea on a small Mediterranean island, two brawny men toil under the sun in a vineyard that has just released a 50-euro ($66) wine destined for the tables of top restaurants.

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Thursday 06 June 2013

Italy

GM crops

Italy wants to adopt the safeguard clause of foreseen by the art.23 of the directive 2001/18/CE and/or adopt the protective measure following art. 34 of the regulation (CE) n.1829/2003.

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Sunday 02 June 2013

Italy

Problems with the harvest

Since January, almost double the amount of rain has fallen in Northern Italy with compared to 2012 and there were 50 days more of bad weather. In addition, the violent storms of the last few days have once more impeded operations in fields, so the state of crops is on average one month late.

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Tuesday 21 May 2013

Italy

Poultry Meat and Egg Conferences

Registration is open for the XXI European Symposium on the Quality of Poultry Meat and the XV European Symposium on the Quality of Eggs and Egg Products.

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Sunday 19 May 2013

Italy

Farming and the financial crisis

Italy's economic crisis has not spared agriculture but unions are convinced that quality-oriented policies can boost the industry, experts told Xinhua in a recent interview.

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Sunday 21 April 2013

Italy

Cheese production

Cheese production figures for Grana Padano are falling short of the strong performance noted last year, according to the Italian Dairy Association.

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Wednesday 10 April 2013

Italy

Talking eggs

The deadline for abstract submission closes on 20 April for the EggMeat2013 conference in Bergamo in September, and a provisional programme is now available.

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Wednesday 27 March 2013

Italy

GM crops

As Catholic cardinals selected Pope Francis in Rome on Wednesday, we watched an ancient church at its most medieval: obedient to tradition, cloaked in secrecy, and waiting for white smoke.

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Saturday 23 March 2013

Italy

Rise in milk production

Steady growth in the first six months was countered by declining production levels from July to December.

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Tuesday 26 February 2013

Italy

New study on turkeys

The findings of a new study suggest that Italian commercial turkeys might be widely colonised by different genotypes of Campylobacter jejuni and C.coli and that differences in the distribution and epidemiologic dynamics of these microorganisms might occur among flocks.

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Friday 15 February 2013

Italy

Turkish cheese ban

Import restrictions apply to three cheeses; Grana Padano, Parmigiano Reggiano, Provolone.

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Wednesday 06 February 2013

Italy

Aujeszky's disease (AD) free zones

Five areas in Durango and Coahuila have now been declared Aujeszky's disease (AD) free zones.

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Saturday 02 February 2013

Italy

Animal feed companies only Snake oil salesmen

High phytase doses can benefit both pigs and poultry – but only when used correctly in feed formulations, said leading academics at the 2nd International Phytase Summit (IPS 2), which took place in Rome in December.

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Saturday 19 January 2013

Italy

Help for African farmers

The Italian government has donated 7 million euros to Mozambique to obtain farming equipment with a view to mechanising the country’s agriculture, reports the Mozambican newspaper O País, specifying that distribution began on Wednesday in Manhiça.

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Friday 18 January 2013

Italy

Meat and eggs

Abstract submission for the XXI European Symposium on the Quality of Poultry Meat and the XV European Symposium on the Quality of Eggs and Egg Products is now open.

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Italy

The Big Dutchman is here

Big Dutchman welcomes a new partner to its international team of sales representatives: Gong SpA, based in the Northern Italian city of Ghedi, will in future be responsible for consultation, distribution and service regarding Big Dutchman pig equipment products in Italy.

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Sunday 06 January 2013

Italy

Aprile Cool Solutions (ACS) expansion in reefer logistics

Aprile Spa is pleased to announce the incorporation of the Easyfresh brand, a well-recognized name in the logistics chain of temperature controlled cargo.

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Friday 28 December 2012

Italy

Second wind for Parmalt

Parmalat SpA (PLT.MI) on Thursday defended its acquisition of Lactalis American Group, which some shareholders had criticized as too expensive, by saying that the U.S. company's 2012 earnings justify the $900 million acquisition price.

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Wednesday 19 December 2012

Italy

Farmers hit by recession

The economic recession in Italy has now taken hold of agriculture as ISTAT (the Italian Statistics Service) has reported a 6.7 per cent decline in economic output in the third quarter for 2012.

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Sunday 16 December 2012

Italy

Dairy prices

The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Mario Catania, held a meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry to discuss issues and opportunities for the dairy sector.

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Friday 30 November 2012

Italy

Food safety

Europeans enjoy among the highest standards of food safety in the world, and together we will preserve and build on that proud record.

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Friday 23 November 2012

Italy

Problems on the farm

"Economic decline in the last two quarters signals the agricultural sector is in distress," said the GCIA.

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Wednesday 21 November 2012

Italy

Farmers protesting

Farmers, NGOs, students and local activists have gathered to denounce the industry-capture of our food safety system that EFSA plays a key role in.

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Monday 29 October 2012

Italy

No more milk quota's

Italy's dairy sector will survive the ending of European Union milk production limits in 2015, agriculture minister Mario Catania told Reuters.

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Saturday 29 September 2012

Italy

Big problems on the farm

Big problems on the farm

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Sunday 26 August 2012

Italy

Pig farm problems

Italian farmers this year have suffered one billion euros (US$1.2 billion) in crop damage from drought, with pigs consuming 40% less of their daily ration, Xinhua reports.

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Friday 03 August 2012

Italy

Dairy farm problems

Italian dairy cattle are producing 10 percent less milk because of a heat wave, even as farmers take steps to cool the animals including showers and fans, Coldiretti said.

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Saturday 28 July 2012

Italy

Digestive limitations of high yielding cows

A presentation by Professor Daniel Sauvant, from INRA, discussed the digestive limitations of high yielding cows fed a high dry matter intake (DMI) diet.

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Friday 27 July 2012

Italy

We waste 60% of food produced

World farm production must rise 60 per cent by 2050, which is a load of old cobblers as we waste 60% of food produced.

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Thursday 26 July 2012

Italy

Livestock transport

Transportation of farm animals over long distances is vital for their rearing and for the agri-food industry.

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Thursday 12 July 2012

Italy

Egg producer sold

Hy-Line International, the global egg layer breeding company, has reached an agreement to purchase its Italian distributor, Valversa.

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Tuesday 10 July 2012

Italy

Poultry feed additives

Italian research used a Bifidobacterium-based synbiotic product to reduce the transmission of Campylobacter jejuni along the poultry food chain.

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Saturday 07 July 2012

Italy

Talking tomatoes

A man in Italy has been sentenced to 20 months in jail for stealing two crates of tomatoes worth 100 euros ($125), AKI news agency reported.

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Thursday 05 July 2012

Italy

Roxell distributors meet in Rome

Roxell’s 12th International Distributor Seminar in Rome was attended by 160 directors, sales managers and technical managers from around the world.

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Sunday 01 July 2012

Italy

Earthquake hits dairy farmers

The earthquake on May 20, which hit Emilia Romagna, the provinces of Modena, Ferrara and Bologna, has left the agricultural industry suffering, with an estimated damage cost of €700 million to agriculture alone.

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Italy

Newcastle disease in poultry

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received Follow-up Report No. 1 on 8 June 2012. According to the report, the positivity regards pigeons kept in a backyard farm.

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Sunday 24 June 2012

Italy

Parma Ham and the earthquake

The earthquakes that struck the Emilia-Romagna region last month, while having a disastrous impact on the cheese industry, appears to have left the region’s Prosciutto di Parma industry unaffected.

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Thursday 21 June 2012

Italy

Earthquake hits farmers

Italy has revised the economic cost of last month’s earthquakes which struck the north of the country killing 26 people.

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Italy

Farmers problems with Brussels

Deciding who is and who is not a farmer.

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Friday 15 June 2012

Italy

Newcastle disease hits poultry farms

The Italian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease in Piemonte.

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Saturday 09 June 2012

Italy

Italy - CEJA Presidency attends the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) General Assembly 2012

The WFO General Assembly is taking place in Rome, Italy from the 6th to the 9th of June 2012. As an associate member of the recently created World Famers’ Organisation, CEJA is attending the event representing European young farmers.

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Thursday 31 May 2012

Italy

New mobile web site for pig men

IPVS 2012 Mobile Web launched for upcoming Jeju congress

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Thursday 24 May 2012

Italy

More drug company false information

Italian research investigated the use of a Bifidobacterium-based synbiotic product to reduce the transmission of C. jejuni along the poultry food chain.

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Monday 21 May 2012

Italy

Global food prices down

World food prices eased in April after three months of gains, driven down by falls in grains and sugar, and can remain under a downward pressure in the coming months, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Thursday.

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Italy

International egg conference

Delegates at the International Egg Commission Spring conference in Venice at the end of March heard the recurring theme from speaker that ’Trust’ is your most valuable asset.

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