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A Way Forward for Crisis-Hit EU Dairy and Pig Sectors

Production volumes should be reduced to bring supply into balance with demand thereby reducing the downward pressure on prices. Reduced production – and consumption – of livestock products would also be in line with scientific advice on lowering the environmental impact of food production, reducing the amount of meat in diets from a health perspective and meeting the Paris target of limiting the rise in global temperatures to well below 2°C.

A Way Forward for Crisis-Hit EU Dairy and Pig Sectors

The EU pig and dairy sectors are being engulfed by a crisis of overproduction and falling prices. Agriculture Ministers are looking to help farmers with intervention measures to…

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