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EU Ministers Highlight Continued Crisis in Pigmeat Sector

  • 18 Feb 09:10

During a meeting of the EU's Agriculture and Fisheries Council this week, Ministers took stock of the agricultural market situation, in particular the current difficulties in the milk and pig sectors. Martijn van Dam, Dutch Minister for Agriculture and the President of the Council, said: “Several members expressed their concerns and made clear the market situation in dairy and pig meat sectors are worrying and need to improve urgently. "We heard interesting views on how to move forward. Today's debate will be the base for the formal discussion on this very topic on the March council meeting. "On that occasion we will assess the market. Read more...