Keyword: beef

France given clearance for beef exports to US

France is now the fourth EU member country to be given back access to the US market after restrictions were applied to imports of beef, sheep and goats from January 1998 following the outbreak of the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) epidemic.

Landscape of French farming set to change

President François Hollande to channel EU farming subsidies to smaller producers and away from intensive, highly-mechanised producers.

Horsemeat scandal: France blames processor Spanghero

The French meat processing company knowingly sold horsemeat labelled as beef, says French government, and its licence is being suspended.

Horsemeat scandal: France summons meat industry chiefs

Producers, food processors, distributers, supermarkets and representatives from the food industry meet to discuss growing scandal.

French retailers pull frozen ready-made beef-labelled packs

Six major French retailers are recalling beef-based frozen meals after the discovery of horsemeat in Findus frozen lasagne dishes.