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26.02.2016

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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28.09.2016

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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21.09.2016

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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31.05.2016

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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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Food campaign - The Greens/EFA in the EP
12.04.2016

Glyphosate

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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25.01.2016

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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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Food campaign - The Greens/EFA in the EP
16.12.2015

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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Justice
16.12.2015

GMO authorisation

Scandalous authorisation of GM maize underlines need to overhaul EU approval procedure

The European Parliament voted to object to a decision by the European Commission to authorise a new glyphosate-resistant GM maize variety (NK603 x T25) for use in the EU. Commenting after the vote, Green food safety spokesperson Bart Staes said: “In objecting to the authorisation...

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19.11.2015

Pesticides néonicotinoïdes

Une nouvelle étude démontre que le moratoire européen doit devenir une interdiction permanente

Une récente étude de la Royal Holloway University of London vient de démontrer pour la première fois un impact direct d’un pesticide néonicotinoïde sur la pollinisation (1). Selon les résultats de cette étude, les colonies...

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