Archives: Food and farming

Brexit could be ‘baaad news’ for South West farmers

Molly responds to a report on the impacts of Brexit on sheep farming and calls on the NFU to back staying within the Single Market or reverse Brexit through a referendum on the final deal.

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What does eating meat have to do with extreme weather conditions like this week’s snowstorms? Quite a lot, actually

Following hosted a debate in the European Parliament on how we can reduce the climate impact of our diets, Molly looks at the potential of reducing meat consumption by substituting it with protein crops.

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MEP welcomes report on neonics, confirming they pose a serious danger to bees

Molly has welcomed a report by the EU’s scientific risk assessors which concludes that neonicotinoids pose a serious danger to all bees.

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Swapping dinner for crisps? There’s a reason Brexit metaphors are all about food

Writing for the New Statesman (Staggers) Molly explores why there are so many Brexit metaphors about food and warns that the Brextremists are keen to dilute food and environmental regulations.

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Plot to ditch EU food and safety standards threatens South West food producers, warns Green MEP

Molly has warned of a plot by leading rightwing Brexiteers to ditch EU food and safety standards post-Brexit so as to secure a US trade deal.

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