Archives: Food and farming

Single market exit heralds disaster for family farms, warns Green MEP

Molly Scott Cato MEP has warned family farms could disappear from the South West landscape if the UK leaves the Single Market.

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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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