Archives: Food and farming

Letter to Commission re: excise duty exemption for small scale producers of cider

Molly has written to the Commission requesting they continue to grant an excise duty exemption for small scale producers of cider and perry.

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Greens welcome boost for biodiversity as flawed seeds proposal withdrawn

Greens welcome withdrawl of a proposal on seeds and seed marketing, saying it would have further concentrated the power of multinationals.

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GM crops to be forced on British public say Greens

Molly Scott Cato has accused MPs of forcing GM food on an unwilling British public, following a recommendation by the The Science and Technology Committee of the House of Commons.

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Green MEP praises legal action in support of small fishing enterprises

Molly has thrown her support behind legal action by Greenpeace against the Coalition Government’s management of UK fishing quotas.

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Letter to Commission on live exports to third countries

England’s three Green MEPs, have written a letter highlighting the extreme suffering of EU animals exported to third countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey and called for a ban.

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