Working on farms poses risks that are not properly registered

As in any other sector of the labour market, the farming sector also involves hazards and accidents that may occur when working in the fields, involving […]

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Problems faced by maize producers

In a meeting of the European Confederation of Maize Production, the Association of the Romanian Maize Producers raised the main problem that they are facing, which […]

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Elderly access to medical services

It is well known that Romania has an ageing rural population. Unfortunately, the population of Romanian villages is mainly made up of senior citizens, as young […]

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Demographic decline in Eastern Europe

According to the latest data from the United Nations, the states in Eastern Europe are facing the most substantial demographic decline. Romania, Bulgaria and Poland, together […]

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Discovery of 23 tonnes of frozen hake infested with parasites

In Romania in early May, over 23 tonnes of frozen hake were identified as being infested with Anisakis worm larvae. The shipment concerned came from Spain, […]

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Health risks related to the consumption of vegetable oils, and in particular palm oils

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently concluded that there is sufficient evidence that glycidyl fatty acid esters – contaminants formed during the processing of refined […]

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Shortage of medicinal products in Romania

According to the Romanian Coalition of Organisations of Patients with Chronic Illnesses, patients are experiencing great difficulties in accessing medical treatment and care. In recent years, […]

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Zika virus and the risk for Romania

The Zika virus has become a real danger to citizens and is spreading fast. There is currently no treatment or vaccine with which to combat this […]

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Outbreak of viral nodular dermatitis in cattle

  Based on information from representatives of the Romanian Association of Cattle, Sheep and Pig Breeders and Exporters, a new outbreak of viral nodular dermatitis in […]

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Chemically treated tomatoes

Imported fruit and vegetables treated with significant quantities of pesticide are increasingly gaining a foothold on our internal markets. Tomatoes are now being sold in both […]

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Jobs mismatch

The Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Protection and the Elderly has raised the problem of jobs mismatch in Romania with 4% unemployment in certain regions and […]

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Massive losses sustained by farmers as a result of adverse weather conditions

Extreme fluctuations in temperature have recently led to the destruction of sunflower and beet crops. Barley and rape crops that are already well on the way […]

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Trade in counterfeit goods

A report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development notes that there has been a significant increase in the trade in pirated and counterfeit goods. […]

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Vaccination in herds

The Dutch presidency has made the fight against antibiotic resistance one of its priorities. The draft regulations on animal health, on medicated feed and on the […]

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Panama Papers

The ‘Panama Papers’ scandal has revealed an extensive tax evasion network, involving leading political figures, billionaires and celebrities from around the world, which was brought to […]

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Mandatory labelling of the origin of dairy products

Currently, product labels inform consumers about the producer and not the country of origin of milk. According to statistics published by the Competition Council, only 63% […]

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