Agro Remijsen, the company belonging to businessman Patrick Remijsen, owner of Poultry-Vision, has gone bankrupt, the Gazet van Antwerpen and Het Nieuwsblad reported on Wednesday.
Every Friday, actions have been taken to ask for cleaner air around school entrances.
Some hospitals in Belgium will be rewarded with extra resources from 1 July, based on the level of satisfaction reported by patients, federal health minister Maggie De Block said.
Children who are vulnerable but physically healthy have been lodged in the St-Pierre hospital in Brussels for months, because of a lack of places at specialised child-care facilities, doctors have revealed to the Mediahuis papers.
The tobacco industry is launching a lobbying campaign against Social Affairs and Health Minister Maggie De Block, according to information obtained by Het Nieuwsblad daily.
The High Council for Health has revised its advice on alcohol consumption, with a number of new recommendations.
The federal Health minister Maggie De Block (Open Vld) is fed up of the fragmentation between the eight different Health ministers.
The trend in Brussels and Wallonia is towards more natural deliveries, with less obstetric intervention, but there are great disparities between maternity clinics, according to the latest reports from the Centre for Perinatal Epidemiology (CEpiP) for the two regions, released on Friday.
Esthio, the catering company from Harelbeke in West Flanders suspected of being at the source of a salmonella outbreak that affected hundreds of children in some 40 schools, has been given permission to begin delivering meals again.

Age limit for blood donations lifted

Wednesday, 06 June 2018 11:11
The age limit for blood donors of 71 years has been lifted, in an effort to replenish the blood stocks of the Red Cross, a spokesperson said.