Vogelman Koks about nature policy in the Netherlands – More money, fewer larks – about the money that has supplanted farmers’ nature – Foodlog

Vogelman Koks about nature policy in the Netherlands More

The early seeds of becoming a bird researcher were already sown in the 1970s. My parents exchanged the village of Wormer for farmland in the Kop van Noord-Holland. I was a dreamy little boy who actually wanted to be a farmer. After school I could always be found at the neighbors who have a dairy … Read more

Flowers cost the most pesticides – the Netherlands sprays considerably less, yet the Netherlands would be under ‘blanket of poison’ – Foodlog

Flowers cost the most pesticides the Netherlands sprays considerably

Dutch farmers used five million kilos of crop protection products in 2020. That seems like a lot, but compared to 2016 there is a decrease of 11%. At that time, Dutch agriculture used a total of 5.6 million kilos of active substances. It reports that CBS. Since 2016, the dosage per hectare has decreased by … Read more

You build the Grondbank in the country, not in The Hague – Government, have confidence in farmers and citizens when redesigning the Netherlands – Foodlog

You build the Grondbank in the country not in The

I think that the Netherlands should not throw its rich agricultural history overboard. I do not feel alone in that wish. It’s not just about the area where I was born and where my future as a farmer lies. Many more people feel connected to their region and do not want everything to be decided … Read more

Nearly a million culled barn birds in the Netherlands – Foodlog

Nearly a million culled barn birds in the Netherlands

As of October 2021, 15 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America have reported outbreaks of highly pathogenic bird flu in poultry. The risk to humans is increasing, warns the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). “This time the situation is more difficult and riskier because we see more variants popping up, making them … Read more

Will the Netherlands make healthy eating easier? – Yes, the new coalition agreement means hope for a healthier food environment – Foodlog

Will the Netherlands make healthy eating easier Yes the

The coalition agreement of the new cabinet states that attention will be paid to prevention and a healthy lifestyle from an early age. The tax on sugary drinks will be increased and binding agreements will be made with the industry on healthier foods. The cabinet will also consider how a sugar tax can be introduced … Read more

Getting groceries without taking off your AirPods – Why isn’t the cashier-free supermarket in the Netherlands getting along? – Food log

Getting groceries without taking off your AirPods Why isnt

In the United Kingdom, Sainsbury is an example of such a checkout-free store. Customers need a QR code to get in, but once inside, all they need to do is grab products and walk right out. A combination of weight sensors, motion detectors, cameras and software determines what the customer picks up and possibly puts … Read more

No Netherlands without raised bogs – Anyone who tampers with a strict nitrogen policy will tamper with our history – Foodlog

No Netherlands without raised bogs Anyone who tampers with

We should opt for strict nitrogen standards, not least to make it possible to create new raised bogs. Because we owe a lot to this most important wild ecosystem that we know in the Netherlands. Nature conservation subjective choiceNature conservation is subjective. Why do we protect the lion and not the AIDS virus? Both are … Read more

330 times fewer Chinese Covid deaths than in the Netherlands – The Hague starts campaign to make Dutch people adhere to new measures – Foodlog

330 times fewer Chinese Covid deaths than in the Netherlands

Forty to fifty spots a day on television, four hundred radio spots a week and full-page advertisements in the free local papers. The government is launching a campaign offensive to persuade the Dutch to adhere to the corona measures.Adformation, 4.4). There will also be advertisements online, in the newspapers and in out-of-home communications (such as … Read more

3M factory near Antwerp closed – 3M in Flanders was allowed to discharge 720 times as much PFAS as Chemours in the Netherlands – Foodlog

3M factory near Antwerp closed 3M in Flanders was

“Everywhere we measure PFOS, we find it,” reported the Flemish Environment Agency (VMM) earlier this year, after analyzing 172 water samples from streams, canals and rivers. And so VMM will conduct further research in 250 places in Flanders, the Belgian authorities wrote media yesterday. “We want to find out how diffuse the spread of PFAS … Read more

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