Food Safety

Food Safety

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity, than the perverse ways, and rich. If this has piqued your curiosity, check out Vanessa Marcil. Proverb the relevance of food, its repercussions, crisis faced by many countries, cannot escape, hence the importance about what was discussed, they agreed, the countries of the G-8 in Treviso (Italy) at their first meeting on agriculture. Viacampesina stressed that this meeting should be considered, that the G-8 would argue and analyse their own agricultural policies, especially the CAP and the Farm Bill, to evaluate its contribution to the food price crisis and take the necessary corrective measures. The PAC, through the system of refunds for export (with milk, for example), is essentially exercising dumping on third countries, destroying their domestic markets and thus making it impossible to the / as local producers to compete. The G-8 should not give more financial assistance for seeds and fertilizers. In its place, It should support and encourage national Governments to assume their responsibility and restructure their farming systems, away from corporatist, export-oriented production. National Governments should implement the following measures: give stability to the disastrous volatility of food prices in the domestic markets, through the full control over the import and export of food, to stabilize local markets. Establish policies to support actively local peasant production and artisanal fisheries, local markets and implementation of aquatic and agricultural reforms. We do not want that funds go to fertilizers and genetically modified seeds, that exclusively benefit the multinationals and damaged soils and biodiversity sagpya.mecon.gov.ar recounts, in the region of Treviso, Italy, held its meeting of Agriculture Ministers of the G-8 countries (Germany, USA, France, Japan, Russia, Italy, United Kingdom, Canada and the European Commission), G5 (China, India, South Africa, Mexico and Brazil), Argentina, Australia and Egypt is the first meeting of this group of countries that are aiming to discuss the situation of agriculture and food security within the context of the international economic downturn.

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