Molly Scott Cato MEP has warned family farms could disappear from the South West landscape if the UK leaves the Single Market.
Molly has accused the Defra Secretary, Andrea Leadsom, of environmental irresponsibility following her call to abandon an important ‘greening’ measure post Brexit.
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.
Molly has criticised as ‘vacuous’ comments made by Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom about the future of food and farming.
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.
Molly has welcomed the fact the European Parliament followed the Greens lead and voted to object to 5 pending GMO authorisations.
Molly writes for Huffington Post on how corporations are preventing access to critical information needed to help decision makers work in the public interest.
Molly has echoed calls for radical reforms to agriculture as the UK prepares to leave the EU.
The UK’s Green MEPs are urging the government to ensure that post-Brexit agricultural support is used to encourage a transition away from environmentally destructive intensive agri-business.
Molly has called for an end to the use of antibiotics as a routine preventive measure for food-producing animals in the wake of new evidence of drug resistance.