Focus on: TTIP, food & farming
The latest TTIP proposals would allow ‘regulatory cooperation’ to affect the implementation of EU chemical laws
America, where GMOs have been in the human supply chain for more than two decades, want their currently banned crops to be imported into Europe.
Representatives of the European poultry industry are increasingly expressing concerns about the upcoming free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States.
As negotiators prepare for the 12th round of TTIP talks, the crisis in French agriculture is compounding the sector’s fears over the trade deal.
TTIP: Secret document reveals in detail the EU offer to drop 97 percent of its tariffs on US goods.
With TTIP negotiations proceeding apace, environmental and sustainable farming groups must stay actively protect our hard-won - albeit imperfect - GM laws.
A new study has concluded that TTIP threatens to completely change the way small and medium sized farms operate, through the use of more genetic engineering and more hormone-treated meat.
A study carried out on behalf of the US Department of Agriculture shows that EU Agriculture would be the gross loser in any of the three scenarios considered.
Differences between the United States and the European Union over issues such as genetically modified crops and hormone-treated beef could scupper a free trade deal.
’Death on a plate: TTIP, meat inspections and your food’ features the testimony of a mother whose daughter died from eating contaminated meat and comments by a government meat inspector and others in the food industry.