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EU Parliament opposes import of three herbicide-resistant GM crops

EU Parliament opposes import of three herbicide-resistant GM crops

Today, the European Parliament voted to oppose the import of three genetically modified (GM) soybeans into the European Union.

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The European Union Spotlights Biodiversity At Risk

‘The European Parliament is clearly saying no to any attempt to scale down EU environment policies.’ This is how Piero Sardo, president of the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity, sums up the outcome of today’s vote on the Environment Commission’s report.

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A new report from the European Commission on unfair trading practices in the food supply chain has been branded ‘a missed opportunity’ by campaigners

The European Commission’s report “Unfair Business-To-Business Trading Practices (UTPs) in the Food Supply Chain” was published on January 29.

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Dangerous Regulatory Duet

The ongoing EU-US trade negotiations, TTIP, seek to bring rules on both sides of the Atlantic together by means of so-called regulatory cooperation. Corporate Europe Observatory and LobbyControl released the report “Dangerous Regulatory Duet”.

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Our Idea of Europe

Since it was founded more than 20 years ago, Slow Food has defendedsmall-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 theparadigms 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 allEuropean citizens to join the debate and also … join Slow Food.