The first ever EU conference held in a new Member State took place
last week, focusing on control with remote sensing (CwRS) of
area-based subsidies, an innovative way of assessing agricultural
The first lorries loaded with cheese from Arla Foods' dairy plant
in Poland headed for Finland last week, as all export quotas and
customs levies were finally lifted between existing and new EU
Member States, writes Anthony Fletcher.
One of the toughest legislations in the world on genetically
modified organisms came into force in Europe on Thursday with a new
EU Directive that strengthens 10-year-old rules on testing and
licensing GMOs used as crops or ingredients.