EUROPE

Egg scare costs Dutch poultry farmers EUR33m

Europe's contaminated egg scare, triggered by the presence of the insecticide fipronil in eggs, has cost Dutch poultry farmers at least €33m ($39m), according to a preliminary estimate...

24 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

EU offers milk farmers €500m to shore up prices

BRUSSELS - The EU announced on Monday another €500m for the bloc's farmers to help reverse the plunge in prices shaking the dairy industry, bringing the total support to one billion euros...

19 Jul 2016