Swienty Commodities ApS

1 month 1 week ago

Stramninger af de nuværende mærkningsregler på vej? 🎉🙏

fodevarewatch.dk/Fodevarer/article12506415.ece

Swienty Commodities ApS

1 month 3 weeks ago

🎬Spannender Beitrag zum Thema Honigverfälschung, reingucken lohnt sich!🎬
www.zdf.de/dokumentation/zdfinfo-doku/lebensmittel-auf-dem-pruefstand--honig-natur-oder-labor-100.html#xtor=CS5-4

Swienty Commodities ApS

2 months 1 week ago

European Court of Justice: Environmental organizations do not have the right to have EU Commission approvals for pesticide active ingredients reviewed:
- The basis for the lawsuit was exceeded glyphosate levels in honey
- The action was dismissed for formal reasons
- Aurelia Foundation now calls for change in Union law

Read more here:
bienen-nachrichten.de/2020/keine-überprüfung-der-glyphosat-zulassung/775

Swienty Commodities ApS

3 months 3 weeks ago

Is Europe lowering the standards of Protection Goals for Risk Assessment of Pesticides to bees?

www.apimondia.com/docs/commissions/europe_lowering_standards_protection_bees.pdf

Swienty Commodities ApS

5 months 1 week ago

www.bbc.com/news/business-53149367?intlink_from_url=&link_location=live-reporting-story

...as do Danish beekeepers! Hiding or disguising the true country of origin, effectively fooling consumers, seems to have become an international best practice.

Swienty Commodities ApS

6 months 14 hours ago

The EU rules for sustainable use of pesticides are being revised - for four weeks we all have the opportunity to voice our opinion!

Follow this link to participate:
ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12413-Sustainable-use-of-pesticides-revision-of-the-EU-rules

Swienty Commodities ApS

6 months 2 weeks ago

Today is World Bee Day! 🐝

youtu.be/4NmIDq81aRE

Swienty Commodities ApS

6 months 2 weeks ago

Traceability is a particularly important issue in the global honey market. Greenpeace Austria has tested the honey range in local supermarkets - a full 50 percent carry the vague labeling "from EU and non-EU countries". The report is calling for a more transparent denomination of origin.

You can find a summary of the results and a link to the report here:
m.noen.at/rezepte/kulinarik/greenpeace-marktcheck-honig-herkunft-bei-50-prozent-nicht-nachvollziehbar-oesterreich-honig-greenpeace-205172936

Swienty Commodities ApS

6 months 3 weeks ago

Happy World Fair Trade Day! 🌏
Fairtrade, organic, local, food miles, balanced beekeeping - there are lots of factors to consider when trying to buy the best possible honey.

This article from the UK gives a good overview over the most important terms and regulations to keep in mind.

Among other tips they recommend to "buy from a known source (ideally organic or uncultivated land), where the honey is produced by individual bee-keepers who practice balanced bee-keeping".

Follow the link to find out more:

Swienty Commodities ApS

7 months 4 days ago

Heather honey is the new superfood! 🐝

New research from York shows that Scottish heather honey "offers 10 times more manganese than about 200 of its rival superfoods from around the world".

Read more here:
www.thenational.scot/news/18411621.scottish-heather-honey-branded-worlds-latest-superfood/

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