The Farm to Fork is too much of a political utopia

The EU’s new blueprint for sustainable food systems risks hurting both consumers and farmers. By 2030, the European Union is aiming to achieve a wide range of goals, according to the European Commission’s “Farm to Fork” strategy. From a political point of view, the document is the confirmation of a trend: green ideas are gaining […]

L’agriculture moderne est activement menacée – nous devons la sauver

Les mycotoxines représentent une menace active et palpable pour la santé des consommateurs, des millions de personnes étant particulièrement touchées dans les pays en développement. L’hostilité ouverte envers certaines mesures de protection des cultures a accentué ce problème, car les fongicides sont sous le feu. La méthode scientifique et la santé des consommateurs devraient être […]

Modern agriculture is actively under threat — we need to save it

Mycotoxins represent an active and palpable threat to the health of consumers, with millions affected particularly in developing nations. The open hostility towards certain crop protection measures has emphasised this problem, as fungicides are coming under fire. The scientific method and consumer health should be the metrics of public agricultural policy.

In Africa, a locust plague is seriously endangering food security

As Europe is dealing with Coronavirus, Africa is looking at the most devastating locust plague in decades. Europeans are panic-buying in the supermarkets around the continent – toilet paper, pasta, and many other items that people fear will soon be out of stock. The retailers are being overrun, but the only real shortage is that […]

Schimmelpilzgifte, nein danke!

Umweltaktivisten wollen Fungizide verbieten. Dadurch gefährden sie die Gesundheit von Verbrauchern. Mechanisierung, landwirtschaftliche Intensivierung, synthetische Düngemittel und sogar Drohnen sind heute Teil der modernen Landwirtschaft. Dies ermöglicht uns, selbst in Krisenzeiten wie jetzt, täglich Milliarden von Menschen zu ernähren. Im Vergleich zu unseren Vorfahren haben wir große Fortschritte in der Lebensmittelproduktion gemacht.