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Date of issue: 03.04.09 03:30 PMmore: Illegal trade in plant protection products not to be tolerated …
The Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection has information alleging that a chemicals tradesman in Hamburg sold unapproved plant protection products to a number of production plants and commercial enterprises in Germany on a large scale. Intensive investigations are currently being conducted by the police, the Public Prosecutor's Office and the federal states’ plant protection services.
Date of issue: 17.01.09 07:45 PMmore: Aigner: The world is working together to achieve global food security …
"The right to food is a human right. Global food security should therefore be at the top of the political agenda. With the 'Davos of the agricultural sector' in Berlin, we have taken the first successful step towards achieving this aim," underlined Federal Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner after the 1st Berlin Summit of Agriculture Ministers.