12 April 2018

Recently Europe has seen unprecedented opposition to free trade agreements such as TTIP and CETA. Central to these protests were concerns that these new trade and investment agreements would have harmful impacts on food quality, consumers’ rights, farmers, producers’ income, as well as wider negative impacts on jobs and working conditions in the food sector.

26 March 2018

In recent decades, European food and farming have become heavily unbalanced in favour of industrial agricultural systems and factory farming, which produce meat, dairy and eggs unsustainably. We joined a large and diverse range of European civil society organisations – active in the areas of farming, pastoralism, animal welfare, environment, social justice, climate, forestry, health, consumers, development, fair trade and cooperatives – to write to the presidents of the EU institutions to demand a fundamental change.

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