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03 Feb 2021

Private Sector Mechanism Newsletter on Issues Related to the UN Committee on World Food Security - January 2021

CFS High Level Special EventCFS47 is scheduled to take place 8-11 February 2021 on a virtual basis. Registration for the conference is now open. Please follow the link here to complete the form. Registration will stay open until 11 February, but w... more

03 Feb 2021

GN-2021-022 For information: EU GMO traits recently approved - not currently authorised in UK

Following member queries, this circular is to advise that the recent EU authorisations for GM soy and corn traits (gafta circular GN2021/016), are not currently authorised for use in the UK. Only authorisations given by the EU up until the end of... more

02 Feb 2021

GN-2021-021 EU IMPORT AND EXPORT CEREALS, RICE AND OILSEEDS at 01-07-2020-01-02-2021 (EU 27 only)*

CEREALS (mt) EXPORT IMPORT Common Wheat 14, 986,864t 1, 450, 107t Common Wheat Flour 246, 986t 17, 727t Durum Wheat 151, 038t 1, 851, 223t Durum Wheat Meal ... more

01 Feb 2021

GN-2021-019 Covid 19 - EU extends temporary measures in relation to performance of official controls until 1 July 2021

The EU has published Regulation 83/2021 extending its temporary measures in relation to carrying out of official controls and activities from 1st February 2021 to 1st July 2021 as the pandemic is expected to continue for next months. Member State... more

01 Feb 2021

GN-2021-018 Canada: Outlook For Principal Field Crops - January 25, 2021

For 2020-2021, the outlook incorporates the results of Statistics Canada’s (STC) November Farm Survey of crop production which was released on December 3, 2020. These are the final survey-based production estimates for 2020 and replace the m... more