Archives: Food and farming

Green MEP warns of ‘mega-dairies’ in wake of milk price drop

Molly has warned that the death of small scale dairy farms and the rise of mega-dairies will be the inevitable consequence of the fall in milk prices.

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MEP challenges West Country MPs to support small scale cider producers

Molly has issued a challenge to the region’s MPs, urging them to sign an Early Day Motion calling for a duty exemption for small-scale cider producers.

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GMO authorisations an affront to growers and consumers say Greens

Greens have said the Commission’s approval of 10 new GMOs for import go against public wishes and represent a missed opportunity for farmers in the South West.

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Letter to Commission on Sustainable Food Systems

A letter signed by members of the Sustainable Food Steering Group, a cross-party MEP group, and England’s three Green MEPs calls for the publication of an important communication: “Building a Sustainable European Food System.”

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Simplification of CAP must not dilute green measures, says MEP

Molly has written to the Commission warning that simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must not become a euphemism for abandoning green measures.

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