Globalization

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In a historical moment characterized by volatility—financial markets, food prices, extreme weather, war, forced migrations—the need for international norms that promote peace, stability and well-being couldn’t be more pressing.

Fast Track a Bad Deal for Farmers and Our Food System, 110+ groups say

Groups express concern that pending trade deals will primarily benefit agribusiness corporations and not address the key challenges facing farmers and rural communities.

Superbugs a grave global threat by 2030 due to industrial meat production

A massive global increase in factory-farmed meat production by 2030 will increase antibiotic use by 67 percent, posing a “public health threat,” predicts a newly released study.

TTIP: Food safety chapter focuses only on resources "necessary" for expanding trade

An analysis of the European Commission’s proposed chapter on food safety, plant health and animal health and welfare (SPS).

Whose Century Is It?: The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Food and the “21st-Century Trade Agreement”

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Food and the “21st-Century Trade Agreement”

Served by TTIP

Europeans are concerned that TTIP could bring them dangerous food products that in some cases are already being served to Americans.




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