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Focus on: TTIP, food & farming


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In brief – TTIP: where we stand
TTIP negotiation round 11 was held in Miami, Florida: short overview of where we stand in the negotiations, issue area by issue area.
Geographical indications in TTIP: an impossible task
The protection of geographical indications (GIs) is slated to be one of the more contentious parts of the TTIP negotiations.
EU and US mega deal sparks inflated emotions
Negotiations are about import tariffs but mainly about sanitary and phytosanitary standards, which can have far-reaching consequences for agriculture.
TTIP vs food sovereignty
TTIP threatens our food future. In addition to campaigning against it, we need to work towards an alternative framework.
Tafta, Pac, crise de l’élevage : « Les revendications de la Fnsea ne sont pas tenables »
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
Why EU’s and US’ new trade deal threatens progressive business
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)
TTIP between US and EU ‘threatens Maltese farmers and consumers’
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.
The perfect pinta vs. the TTIP trade tanker
Britain’s dairy farmers have been having a hard time largely thanks to their exposure to an unregulated, unstable, global food market.
La marché du porc : un problème politique européen !
Ce n’est pas au niveau national, table ronde ou pas au ministère de l’Agriculture, que le problème pourra se résoudre.
Why Europe and the US are locked in a food fight over TTIP
It is not certain whether TTIP will relent and grant European food products even the limited protection they have under CETA