Focus on: TTIP, food & farming
TTIP negotiation round 11 was held in Miami, Florida: short overview of where we stand in the negotiations, issue area by issue area.
The protection of geographical indications (GIs) is slated to be one of the more contentious parts of the TTIP negotiations.
Negotiations are about import tariffs but mainly about sanitary and phytosanitary standards, which can have far-reaching consequences for agriculture.
TTIP threatens our food future. In addition to campaigning against it, we need to work towards an alternative framework.
Laurent Pinatel, le porte-parole de la Confédération paysanne, défend ses revendications pour sortir les éleveurs de la crise, évidemment différentes de celles du syndicalisme majoritaire
In the EU, representatives from parts of the chemical and pesticide industry have used TTIP to fiercely lobby against stronger protections from hormone (endocrine) disrupting chemicals (EDCs)
The TTIP deal between the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) could have a considerable impact on the way in which food and commodities are produced, traded and regulated, with impacts for farmers and consumers on both sides of the Atlantic.
Britain’s dairy farmers have been having a hard time largely thanks to their exposure to an unregulated, unstable, global food market.
Ce n’est pas au niveau national, table ronde ou pas au ministère de l’Agriculture, que le problème pourra se résoudre.
It is not certain whether TTIP will relent and grant European food products even the limited protection they have under CETA