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In the sections below, you will find English contents presenting different issues the French ministry for agriculture and food cares about.
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DGAL: a government department at the service of the citizen

DGAL is the French general directorate for food. Its main tasks are to supervise the safety and quality of foodstuffs at every stage of the food chain, as well as the health and protection of animals and plants. Furthermore at the EU and international levels, the DGAL promotes France's food and sanitary models. Find out here data and main activities.
15/06/2018
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Waste Less... Eat Better!

Did you know that a third of all food produced globally is either lost or discarded ? France has been at the forefront of efforts to reduce such losses by banning supermarkets from wasting edible food. However consumers play a crucial role as well and must help drive change. The ministry of Agriculture and Food is actively involved and has devised a prevention campaign that you will find here.
02/05/2018
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Global Forum on Agroecology

The 2nd International agroecology Symposium is taking place in Rome from the 3rd to the 5th April 2018. 700 policy-makers, agroecology practitioners, academics, and representatives from government, civil society, the private sector and UN agencies are gathered to identify needs, challenges and opportunities that can help scale-up and scale-out agroecology.
04/04/2018
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Health monitoring of animal and plant products

DGAL is the French general directorate for food. Its main tasks are to supervise the safety and quality of foodstuffs at every stage of the food chain, as well as the health and protection of animals and plants. Find out here data and main activities.
20/03/2018
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Xylella fastidiosa: one of the most dangerous plant-bactery in the world

This is one of the most dangerous plant-bactery in the world : its name is Xylella Fastidiosa. Present in the nature, it blocks the passage of water and nutrients into its host plants, resulting in a fatal consequences. Xylella doesn't just threaten EU agriculture, but it also has an impact on the environment and our economy….
16/03/2018
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