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©gustavo-quepon
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Greens/EFA Round up

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary included: food waste; Commission statement: harnessing globalisation by 2025; ECJ ruling on competences of EU vs Member States in FTAs; Council and Commission statements - Making relocation happen; Vote on GMO objections; Situation in Hungary; Money laundering; Conclusions of the European C…
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Overproduction of food (waste)

For many years the Greens/EFA group has been leading the fight for food security, social justice, robust ecosystems and against climate change. Today the European Parliament adopted another non-binding resolution calling for more ambition in reducing food waste, improving resource efficiency and foo...
©paul-morris
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European Parliament demands greater ambition

The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament welcome the findings of a report on reducing food waste that was today backed by the Parliament. The report calls for a coordinated policy response and binding targets for food waste reduction.
© Don Bayley
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Tackling food waste

Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans has welcomed a vote in the European Parliament in favour of binding food waste reduction targets. MEPs are calling for an EU waste reduction target of 30% by 2025 and 50% by 2030 compared to the 2014 baseline. Plaid Cymru has previously called for large food retailer...
CCBY Lindsay Eyink
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GMOs again fail to secure Member State support

"We will continue to make the case that we can feed ourselves and our farm animals without resorting to dangerous and unnecessary GM crops" says Green MEP Bart Staes.
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What is glyphosate ?

Check out this short video and understand how the EU is taking the decisions on this issue and how you can get involved. Join the movement and sign the European Citizens Initiative on glyphosate
© Alexandra Buxbaum / Greenpeace
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Monsanto is the hideous tree that hides the forest

The acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer threatens to undermine current safeguards, and this is why we strongly oppose the potential deal.
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Let's stop Baysanto

It’s time to stop the marriage of Monsanto-Bayer! The Monsanto tribunal proved it: Monsanto violates human rights and threatens our planet. But the worst might be to come: German drug and chemical company Bayer announced last year that it plans to buy Monsanto
©jamie-street
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World health day

7th of April marks World’s Health Day. This year this day is a bit special: it follows the 150th anniversary of the Swiss company Nestlé. The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament decided to commemorate - so to speak - both, with a letter to one of the biggest food giants on the p...
©jeremy ricketts
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MEPs call for stricter rules on palm oil

For the first time, Members of the European Parliament have called for stricter rules on the import of palm oil. For the Greens/EFA group, this represents a step forward on how to protect the world’s rainforests from the devastation caused by reckless palm oil production.