Spain joins Selma, the European beef and sheep association that seeks a single voice
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Published Nov 12, 2023
A new organization called Selma, representing the European ruminant livestock sector, has been created with the aim of safeguarding the production model practiced by its members and collectively representing the interests of the sector before European decision-makers. The organization includes interprofessional beef organization Provacuno and sheep and goat meat organization Interovic from Spain, as well as associations from France, Belgium, Greece, Italy, and Poland. The organizations in Selma want to influence regulations on topics including the promotion of European foods, animal welfare, and environmental claims.
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On the part of Spain, the interprofessional beef organization (Provacuno) and the sheep and goat meat organization (Interovic) are part of this new organization. Spain has been, together with France, Belgium, Greece, Italy and Poland, one of the founding countries of the Selma association which represents, in practice, the union of the European ruminant livestock sector (cattle and sheep) to have a “single voice.” ” in the defense of their interests at the community level. The representative of the Spanish sheep sector in Selma, Tomás Rodríguez, assures Efeagro a few days after the official creation of this entity that was born with the primary objective of safeguarding the production model they practice. On the part of Spain, the interprofessional beef organization (Provacuno) and the sheep and goat meat organization (Interovic) are part of this new organization, whose director is Rodríguez. In addition, from France the interprofessional Interbev has joined in Selma, Febev from ...