Archives: Food and farming

Greens welcome investigation into authorisation procedure for glyphosate

The European Parliament has backed a Green proposal for a special committee to investigate the authorisation procedure for glyphosate, Europe’s most widely used herbicide.

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Green MEP welcomes European Parliament backing for ban on pulse fishing

Molly has welcomed the fact that a majority of MEPs have voted for a ban on the controversial pulse fishing technique.

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Gove must end agricultural land being used as a tax haven say Greens

Molly is laying down a challenge to the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, to end the use of agricultural land as a tax haven and tax shelter.

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Failure to end use of toxic herbicide glyphosate ‘nothing short of scandalous’

Molly writes for the Ecologist questioning Monsanto’s role in the decision by EU countries to re-authorise Europe’s most used weedkiller, glyphosate.

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Commission and UK government must do more for small farmers

Molly and the Greens in Europe have called for much greater support for small farmers as the European Commission publishes a plan for the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

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