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The fight against antibiotic resistance is a major and global public health challenge. The decrease in effectiveness of antibiotics affects the health of humans, animals and ecosystems, the health of all being interconnected and forming one whole. In the domain of animal health, France’s commitment to meet this challenge is the Ecoantibio plan. This plan […]

France has made the reinforcement of its agro-environmental and climate measures a priority in the E.U.-wide Common Agricultural Policy. These agro-environmental and climate measures consist of financial aid given to farms and other agricultural institutions that adopt or maintain certain practices that are designed to limit the negative effects of agricultural practices on the environment. […]

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

January 29, 2016

  Chablis wine (AOC) Chablis wine is a white wine renowned for its distinct mineral taste and connection to the land in which it’s grown. READ MORE Epoisses Cheese (PDO) Epoisses is a soft-ripened, washed-rind cheese with an ivory white interior that literally melts in the mouth. Its typical brick-red rind color comes from a […]

Grand-Est

January 29, 2016

  Champagne (PDO) Champagne is a world-famous sparkling wine produced in the northeast of France, approximately 90 miles from Paris. From the coronation of French kings to the consecration of international treaties, all historical events are celebrated with a glass of champagne and today, it is the symbol of celebration par excellence—in France and abroad. […]

Normandy

January 29, 2016

Isigny Butter (PDO): an Historic Staple of Normandy Le Beurre D’Isigny (The Butter from Isigny) is a renowned, high quality butter made in the Normandy région in Northwest France. It is characterized by its distinct hazelnut flavor, long shelf-life and superb spreadabilty. READ MORE Livarot (PDO): A Soft, Rind-Washed Cheese from Normandy Livarot is a […]

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

January 29, 2016

Reblochon Cheese (PDO) Reblochon cheese is a high-quality cheese of the French terroir. Its Designated zone of Origin covers about 184 villages in the “départements” of Savoie and Haute-Savoie and its name derives from the patois term “reblocher” which means to milk the cow a second time. READ MORE The Beaujolais Nouveau (PDO) The most […]

Occitania

January 29, 2016

Pélardon Cheese (PDO) The name “Pélardon” was not officially adopted until the 19th century. Prior to then, the cheese was known by a variety of names, including Paraldon, Pelardou and Peraudou. Pelardon is a high-quality cheese of the French terroir, labeled by the Protected Designation of Origin sign. READ MORE Roquefort (PDO) The Roquefort cheese […]

New Aquitaine

January 29, 2016

  Pessac-Léognan (PDO) Pessac-Léognan is an ancient and reputable French wine-growing region that lies along the left bank of the Garonne River, just outside of the city of Bordeaux. This, the oldest wine region in Bordeaux, is characterized by its temperate, calm micro-climate and gravely soil that together produce exceedingly delicious red and white wines. […]

Climate change is a reality that affects everyone, as is reaffirmed in each report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. From the local to the international level, France is working to avoid the unmanageable and to manage the inevitable through actions that started in the early 2000s. All industry and sectors are included in […]