Archives: Food and farming

South West agriculture faces devastation if new trade deal is agreed

Molly has pointed to a new German study as further evidence that TTIP could devastate agriculture in the South West.

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Molly Scott Cato MEP welcomes new Rural Manifesto

Molly has welcomed a new ‘Rural Manifesto’ which identifies a series of reforms to address inequalities in the countryside.

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MEP welcomes support for Green proposals on use of antibiotics in farming

Molly has welcomed a new report calling for the use of antibiotics in agriculture to be cut back or even, in critical cases, banned.

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COP21 needs to tackle the cow in the room

Molly argues that with agriculture accounting for one third of all emissions, COP21 must ensure farming and food production make a positive contribution to tackling climate change.

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The search is on to find the South West’s favourite local products

Molly has launched a competition to find some favourite food products from the South West. Winners will get the opportunity to showcase their products in Brussels in the New Year.

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