Archives: Food and farming

Greens call for ban on toxic glyphosate and say ‘green Brexit’ must include moves towards chemical free farming

A report launched this week refutes claims that glyphosate is a necessary tool for modern day agriculture; Greens are calling for a rapid move towards chemical free farming.

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Brexit poses an ‘extreme risk’ to Britain’s food security. Don’t ignore the warnings

As food security begins to decline across the world, Britain is entering dangerous territory in trying to leave the single market, writes Molly for Left Foot Forward.

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Greens call on MEPs to stand up for public health and block new criteria for ‘endocrine disruptors’

Ahead of a vote today in the European Parliament, Greens are urging MEPs to vote down criteria for identifying harmful endocrine disrupting chemicals.

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MEP welcomes French backing for ban of ‘toxic pesticide’ and challenges Environment Secretary to follow suit

Molly has welcomed a decision by the French government to vote against the renewal of the controversial pesticide, glyphosate and challenged Environment Secretary Michael Gove to follow suit.

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Greens Dismayed by extension of ‘ineffective and inhumane’ badger cull

Molly has responded with dismay to the announcement that further badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset have been given the go ahead.

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