News from Poland

04-08-2014 09:02 AM
Russia's embargo threatens Polish producers with bankruptcy
The agriculture chamber of Greater Poland Voivodeship blames Polish politicians for recent Russia’s ban on imports of fruits and vegetables from Polan...
17-02-2014 03:22 AM
Polish farmers 'grassroots rebellion'
Farmers in northern Poland are demanding the right to sell the food they produce in local shops, fighting oppressive sanitary regulations, picketing t...
28-01-2013 06:32 AM
Poland source of horsemeat beef burgers: Ireland
Ireland’s agriculture department says beef containing horse DNA, which was supplied to major food companies like Tesco, originated in Poland. The D...
08-01-2013 09:52 AM
Poland bans cultivation of GM crops
Poland has become eighth EU member state to ban the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFS...
13-08-2012 08:53 AM
Polish farmers to pay income tax 'from 2014'
Poland's new agriculture minister Stanisław Kalemba has said that Polish farmers will be paying income tax from 2014. “Whether we want it or not, E...
19-07-2012 06:50 AM
Polish agriculture minister offers resignation
Poland's Minister of Agriculture has offered his resignation after allegations emerged concerning the mishandling of funds by institutions connected t...
21-05-2012 07:20 AM
Minister says he won't ban ritual slaughter
Poland’s minister of agriculture said he will not bow to activists and ban ritual slaughter in the country.
12-08-2011 08:47 AM
Poland faces worst grain harvest in decade
Poland’s grain production and quality will decline this year because of heavy rain in the past weeks, Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki said.