A third case of bird flu has been detected on a poultry farm in Kamperveen, Overjissel. The farm has a fixed total of around 10 thousand animals, which will be culled according to European rules.
Another case of avian influenza detected on a poultry farm in Ter Aar, Zuid Holland will lead to another three-day nationwide poultry transportation ban. All of the roughly 43,000 egg-laying hens on the farm will be culled, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said in a statement Thursday.
The Council of Europe has chastised the Netherlands. According to the council, the government must also see to the needs of failed asylum seekers and undocumented immigrants.
According to Statistics Netherlands, consumers spent 1.5 percent more on goods and services in August than in the same month last year.
The boardroom on the 32nd floor of the Rembrandt Tower has temporarily been transformed into a restaurant, Hemels Rembrandt.
Animal Welfare organization Vier Voeters is shocked over the assumed mistreatment of male calves in the production of buffalo mozzarella in Italy. Buffalo mozzarella is available in every supermarket and is especially popular with vegetarians, writes Nieuws.nl.
Inspectors from the Netherlands Food and Wares Authority (NVWA) found that one-third of all the food served on the various markets during the King's Day weekend were not served in compliance with hygiene regulations.
Scientist and entrepreneur Jos Nelissen and Maastricht University have, after seven years of study and research, developed an egg that could prevent blindness. This is the world's first development of its kind.
Dutch department store Hema opened its first shop in Spain today. It was formally unveiled by company director Ronald Putting.
12,000 chickens were culled at a poultry farm in Scheemda, Groningen, after cases of avian influenza were discovered at the farm. The organic food producer is about 30 km from another farm in Groningen where 10,000 chickens were recently destroyed.
In Amsterdam, Dutch companies have started a project to use fly larvae to turn food waste into useful animal protein, according to a news report by the Parool.
On Monday, the world's first laboratory-grown burger is set to be revealed and served at a news conference in London.
A weed-like mayonnaise is now available in the Netherlands, food news site foodbeast announced.
The supermarkets, sandwich shops and snack bars are full with hungry people. But also the shops selling other items are busy. Almost all stores and hospitality venues on Amsterdam Central Station are open on Queensday.
The seal that recently swam in the canals of Groningen travelled further inland to the province of Drenthe. People saw the animal in the small stream de Hunze, close to Annen, about 40 kilometers from the sea.