Archives: Food and farming

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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MEPs challenge Commission over ‘inhumane’ pig slaughter

Molly has written to the EU Commission expressing her grave concerns at the painful and distressing stunning she believes many pigs experience before slaughter.

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Letter to Commission on simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

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

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Letter to Commission on lack of humane stunning and slaughter method for pigs

Molly has written to the Commission to highlight the issue of ineffective and painful stunning of pigs before slaughter.

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South West MEP stands up for small scale cider producers

Molly has written to the Commission requesting they continue to grant an excise duty exemption for small scale producers of cider and perry.

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