Archives: Food and farming

Defra Secretary is environmentally irresponsible and lacks post-Brexit farming plan, says MEP

Molly has accused the Defra Secretary, Andrea Leadsom, of environmental irresponsibility following her call to abandon an important ‘greening’ measure post Brexit.

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Unsustainable consumption of animal-based food

A letter to EU President Jean-Claude Juncker addressing unsustainable consumption of animal-based foods in the EU and making a series of policy recommendations.

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‘Vacuous’ government reassurance to British farmers, says Green MEP

Molly has criticised as ‘vacuous’ comments made by Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom about the future of food and farming.

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Kill off pesticides not biodiversity, say Green MEPs

The UKs Green MEPs have written to the Agricultural commissioner and EU ministers urging them to close a loophole that permits the use of pesticides on so called Ecological Focus Areas.

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Rejection of GMOs in European Parliament welcomed by Greens

Molly has welcomed the fact the European Parliament followed the Greens lead and voted to object to 5 pending GMO authorisations.

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