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Italy will vote against the introduction of new GMOs in Europe

Italy will vote against the introduction of new GMOs in Europe

Pascale: “A clear and coherent position that reinforces our policy”.

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No more caged rabbits. So what now?

No more rabbits in cages! A day to remember! A success!
These are just a few of the first reactions to the vote to improve the conditions of farmed rabbits at a plenary session of the European Parliament a few days ago.

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European governments are about to vote on the authorization of three GM maize varieties: we want a resounding no to GMOs

On March 27, 2017 the European governments sitting on the Appeal Committee will decide on the authorization of two new genetically modified (GM) maize varieties for cultivation in the European Union – Pioneer’s 1507 and Syngenta’s Bt11 – as well as the renewal of authorization for MON 810.

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ECHA says glyphosate not carcinogenic: conflicts of interest behind the decision?

The European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) has declared today that “the available scientific evidence did not meet the criteria to classify glyphosate as a carcinogen, as a mutagen or as toxic for reproduction”.

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Our Idea of Europe

Since it was founded more than 20 years ago, Slow Food has defended small-scale traditional food producers and raised awareness among consumers at the grassroots level. Its aim is to create a more responsible food system, based on the pleasure and sharing of good, clean and fair food.
Now the time has come for us to liaise with the European institutions to promote our common vision and find common solutions.
We have to work together to design better policies to address the paradigms of food production and related problems such as climate change, the risk of biodiversity loss and our impact on developing countries.
Future policies are bound to affect all of us. Which is why we invite all European citizens to join the debate and also … join Slow Food.