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Friedhelm Dornseifer and Christian Schmidt present the information brochures in a supermarket

Clar­i­ty of food la­bels: In­for­ma­tion cam­paign on food la­belling

Is this real ham? Can I eat this muesli in spite of my allergies? How much caffeine is in this energy drink?

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Tradition – Innovation – a Devotion to Detail

Germany is the world’s third largest exporter of agricultural goods. German products are popular and in demand. The film on "Quality made in Germany" shows why. In approximately three minutes, the film shows the wide range of products offered by the German agri-food industry – in the fields of seed and planting stock, animal genetics, agricultural machinery, raw materials (cultivation and production), and semi-finished and finished products.

Germany stands for a modern, productive and at the same time sustainable agri-food industry. The film shows how the industry meets the high quality standards that apply in all sectors. These quality standards guarantee that all exports are of top quality.


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Reducing risks & creating confidence - The German National Action Plan on Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products

Cover Brochure 'Reducing risks & creating confidence'

Plant Protection products are subject to strict legal registration procedures. In order to ensure that plant protection is always executed on a high level of security and with protection for humans, animals, and the environment in mind, sale and application of plant protection products, user’s certificate of expertise, and functionality of technical equipment are legally regulated. Regardless of those efforts, any sustainable use of plant protection products still has potential for improvement which is addressed by this National Action Plan. Emphasis is given to more risk reduction when applying or handling plant protection products.

As of: June 2015




Agriculture Ministers Schmidt and Lubinda and President of the World Farmers' Organisation Nguleka cutting the ribbon to open the centre

Strength­en­ing agri­cul­ture, se­cur­ing food sup­plies - Fed­er­al Min­is­ter Schmidt in Zam­bia

Federal Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt travelled from 15 - 17 April 2015 to Zambia and held a number of talks, including with Given Lubinda, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, and Evelyn Nguleka, President of the World Farmers' Organisation.

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Group photo of the ministers Schmidt, Jørgensen, Dijksma and Bucht

Joint commitment for more animal welfare in pig farming

Danish Agriculture Minister Dan Jørgensen, Dutch Agriculture Minister Sharon Dijksma and German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt discussed improved animal welfare in pig farming at the International Conference on Pig Welfare in Denmark.

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Opening ceremony with the ministers Schmidt and Han

Fed­er­al Min­is­ter Schmidt opens the Ger­man-Chi­nese Agri­cul­tur­al Cen­tre in Bei­jing

The opening of a German-Chinese Agricultural Centre (DCZ) and the signing of a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of food safety were the highlights of Federal Minister Christian Schmidt's trip to China from 21 to 24 March 2015.

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