Archives: Food and farming

Green MEP calls for VAT on processed and factory farmed meat post-Brexit

Molly is calling for drastic cuts to meat consumption and an extension of VAT to cover all processed and factory farmed meat because of the industries contribution to climate change.

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Neonics, Brexit and beyond

Writing for the Ecologist, Molly welcomes the expected ban on neonicotinoids to protect bees, but questions whether environment secretary Michael Gove will challenge the chemicals industry lobby and retain regulations after Brexit.

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Why Green MEPs backed the ban on pulse fishing

Molly writes for the European Interest website on the controversial pulse fishing technique and argues for transnational cooperation to manage our fisheries and the seas that are not contained by national borders.

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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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