Belgium’s biggest organic piggery opens in Ruiselede

Belgium’s biggest organic piggery opens in Ruiselede

The largest fully organic piggery in Belgium opened on Monday in Ruiselede, West Flanders. It is being operated by BioVar.be with the collaboration of Delavie, which is active in transport, slaughtering and cutting, and the Colruyt group. “We wish to bring local Belgian products onto the market,” explained Stefan Goethaert, General Director of Colruyt’s Fine Food Department. “The supply of organic pork is minimal in Belgium, so we have to import. All that will change.” In Belgium the demand for organic pork exceeds supply. Harpo, which supports businesses in the…

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EU imposes sanctions on Iranian officials for assassination attempts on European soil

EU imposes sanctions on Iranian officials for assassination attempts on European soil

The European Union decided on Tuesday to slap sanctions on an Iranian service and two of its officials for assassination attempts on European soil, Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said on Tuesday within the framework of investigations in Denmark, France and Belgium. The sanctions take the form of a freeze on assets held in Europe by a branch of the Iranian intelligence ministry placed on the European list of terrorist organisations and two of its members. Copenhagen had accused Tehran in October last of mounting an operation on its soil…

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