Timeline of food and nutrition in Belgium
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|1997||"In 1997, there were 3.1 million head of cattle and 7.3 million pigs on Belgian farms."|
|1999||"In 1999, the country produced 6.15 million metric tons of sugar beets, 2.7 million metric tons of potatoes, and 1.63 million tons of wheat."|
|1999||"The beef industry is still recovering from a dioxin scare in 1999. Cattle were accidentally given feed that was contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical dioxin. This led to numerous recalls and various countries around the world banned the import of Belgian beef."|
|2000||"In 2000, the nation exported $193 million worth of fish, but it imported $833 million worth. The majority of imported fish came from the United States and included lobster, salmon, and prepared seafood meals."|
|2007||"In 2007 the leading crops were sugar beets (5.7 million metric tons), potatoes (2.9 million), wheat (1.5 million), and barley (365,049)"|
|2018||"the food industry in Belgium grew last year by 1.5% to a value of more than €48 billion, according to the latest annual report from the industry federation Fevia"|
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