Startling changes have taken place this year in the realm of governance. British citizens voted to leave the European Union, the United States elected Donald Trump for President—an outcome unimaginable for many of us. In Europe, as well as elsewhere, a wave of right wing leaders and parties are moving into positions of power or at least of prominence. In the midst of these political shifts is growing public disenchantment with the neo-liberal project and the free trade agreements that give transnational corporations more rights than governments. Disappointment in ele
Join us for our Autumn Open House on Wednesday, October 19, at our Minneapolis office located in the historic Crosby Mansion.
Enjoy light appetizers and beverages as we engage in conversation in our historic home office. All are welcome, but space is limited. Please RSVP below today!
Get an update on our work, talk with fellow supporters and staff hear from IATP Executive Director Juliette Majot.
IATP’s continued work is possible because of your financial commitment and support—thank you for all you do. We look forward to seeing you on October 19th!
Questions? Contact Jillia Pesse
Thursday, September 8 | 3:30 CDT / 4:30 EDT
While nanotechnology and nanomaterials may be tiny, they have huge human and environmental health ramifications. A growing body of scientific research demonstrates that engineered nanoparticles pose threats to human health, raising concerns about their use in food and many other consumer products.
Despite these concerns, nanomaterials can be found in everything from baby formulas to candy to fertilizers, and are largely unapproved and unregulated by the government. Novel products create novel risks: for example, nanomateria
12:30 to 14:30 CEST
European Parliament Altiero Spinelli building (ASP)
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The organizing NGOs would like to invite you to a panel discussion and press briefing on a new study, Selling Off the Farm: Corporate’s Meat’s Takeover Through TTIP.
The meat industry is rapidly changing and with the EU negotiating a new trade agreement, the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), with the U.S.—one of the largest meat producers and exporters—the landscape could shift even more. This panel discussion and launch on a new report, “Selling Off the Farm: Corporate Me