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    World Food Day

    Agriculture must move in step with the needs of our climate

    “Climate is changing. Agriculture must too”. That is the theme of this year’s UN World Food Day, to be celebrated on 16th October. The message is a promising one. And with World Food Day...

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  • 06.10.2016

    Ban on Bisphenol A in all Food contact materials

    A strong call for better EU food safety rules

    Food contact materials (FCMs) are largely used in everyday life such as food packaging, kitchen utensils, tableware, etc.

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    Commission must finally listen to the parliament on GMO approvals

    MEPs voted today to object to a decision by the European Commission to authorise the cultivation of three genetically modified organisms in the EU, and the authorisation to import two (1).Due to...

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  • 23.09.2016

    6 reasons to ban GM plant cultivation in the EU

    On Friday 14 October, the EU Commission will probably submit to the Standing Committee on plants, animals, food and feed three draft regulations aimed at renewal of the authorisation of cultivation...

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Issue n°21 September 2016

On Thursday 8th September, the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament examined three petitions opposing the use of the systemic herbicide glyphosate.

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Food campaign - The Greens/EFA in the EP

Seven Reasons To Ban Glyphosate

It's Time To Stand Up To Monsanto!

What is glyphosate, and why should you be worried about it? Glyphosate is a chemical used in herbicides such as Monsanto's Roundup and recently became the most used agricultural chemical of all time. Despite this, there's a good chance you won't have heard of it, and the chemical giants would probably be...

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MEPs protest on Right to Know Day against fake transparency on glyphosate

“Secret Science is not science”

Every year, on 28th September, transparency campaigners, governments and international bodies such as UNESCO celebrate International Right to Know Day.

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Don’t let neoliberal ideology undermine farmers’ existence

Interview with Jan Slomp, President of the Canadian National Farmers’ Union

Interview with Jan Slomp, President of the Canadian National Farmers’ Union

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Issue n°20 May 2016

GREEN INSIGHT INTO EU FOOD POLICYGood for business, bad for us - Why Bayer buying Monsanto is more than just another mergerNo privatisation of life - No patent on our tomatoes!We are pissed off! - MEPs test positive for glyphosateGMO website Revival! FOOD FOR THOUGHT"Why Soil matters - A...

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extending its authorisation is anti-democratic and goes against the common interest

The European Parliament will tomorrow vote a non-binding resolution opposing the renewal of the license for the controversial weedkiller glyphosate.

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Issue n°17 January 2016

On 20th January, the European Parliament, following the initiative by Greens/EFA MEP Keith Taylor, voted to reject draft EU rules on baby food, which would have allowed baby foods to contain far higher levels of sugar than those recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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Court decision on endocrine disrupters

uncovering the Commission’s failure to act

The EU Court of Justice just gave its ruling in Sweden’s case against the Commission with regard to the Commission's failure to act to adopt criteria for endocrine disrupters (EDCs). In January 2015, The Council and the...

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