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Organic beekeepers call for moratorium on genetic engineering in Mexico

The second international conference for organic beekeeping and experts on bees and honey took place from 19 – 25 March 2012 in San Cristóbal de Las Casas in southern Mexico. With over 400 participants from 24 countries, the practical courses, … Continue reading

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UNITED KINGDOM – EUROPEAN FUNDS FOR BEEKEEPING

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Mrs Michelle O’Neill, agriculture minister ,  explained: “The £30 million funding referred to is in fact for the European Union (EU) Apiculture Programme 2011-13 (€32 million), the north of Ireland and Britain allocation of which is some £1.8 million. The … Continue reading

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SPAIN – THIS YEAR WILL BE HARVESTED ONLY A QUARTER OF THE ORANGE BLOSSON HONEY HARVESTED LAST YEAR

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The Unio notes that the Department of Agriculture to return from exile to the vast majority of beekeepers in Valencia, following publication in the Official Journal of the Valencia (DOCV) of the Agreement of Council of the Generalitat by approving … Continue reading

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NEW: Honey Importers & Exporters at Linkedin

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If you are looking for Honey Importers Worldwide or if you need export your honey, join the new “Honey Importers & Exporters” Group at Linkedin, following this link: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Honey-Importers-Exporters-4048150?goback=%2Eanp_4048150_1327498020050_1%2Eanp_4048150_1327498020051_1

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Argentina – Honey Exports October 2011

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In the month were exported 1,008 tons (-59%) totaling 2.9 million dollars (-59%) at an average price in dollars per ton of 2,926 (-2%). In the full year were exported 58,871 tons (+22%) totaling 183.2 million dollars (+27%) at a … Continue reading

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USA – Honey Imports September 2011

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In the month were imported 10,145 tons (+ 12.8%), totaling 29.6 million dollars (+31.3%) at an average price in dollars per ton of 2,920 (+16.4%). In the full year were imported 105,359 tons (+8.2%) totaling 314.1 million dollars (+31.8%) at … Continue reading

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EEC- Are working to identify OGM sampling and testhing methods

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Work is under way by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre to identify appropriate sampling and testing methods for the presence of pollen in honey. The research follows the European Court of Justice’s recent ruling on pollen and its implications … Continue reading

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Honey, EEC – the commision is in an embarrassment situation with the GMO in honey

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The European Commission’s reputation for neutrality and impartiality is at risk following rulings on GM honey and battery hen cages A judgement by the European Court of Justice on contaminated pollen in honey has thrust the issue of genetically modified … Continue reading

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EEC – Potential costs arising from GM honey ruling

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A recent GM honey ruling could have huge cost implications for the European food industry, with the UK’s food safety agency calling for greater clarity from Brussels on the interpretation of the European Court of Justice’s decision. September saw the … Continue reading

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EEC – Fail the Top European Court on the Issue of Genetically Modified Corn Pollen. What is your position?

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The press release issued by the Court of Justice of the European Union begins:  “Honey and food supplements containing pollen derived from a GMO are foodstuffs produced from GMOs which cannot be marketed without prior authorisation ” adding below that  … Continue reading

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