Archives: Food and farming

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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Ending EU milk quota system a threat and an opportunity for small scale dairy farmers, say Greens

Molly has warned that ending the EU’s milk quota system could increase the vulnerability of small scale dairy farmers in the South West.

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