Tag Archives: TTIP

Looking for the bright side

His campaign rhetoric suggests President Trump will be bad news for the planet, but is there cause for optimism? What will a Donald Trump administration mean for food and the environment? It’s a sentence the Print never anticipated having to write, but then 2016 has been the year the political rulebook wasn’t just rewritten but…
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TTIP: toxic treaty or the real deal

British businesses face uncertainty from a US- EU trade pact which will open new markets but threatens to undermine key regulations. By Nick Hughes. As the frenzy builds around the forthcoming EU referendum, a treaty with potentially just as significant ramifications for UK business is quietly coming to fruition. The stodgily named Transatlantic Trade and…
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TTIP vote derailed by massive public petitioning

CAMPAIGNERS ARE celebrating after a planned vote at the European Union on the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) was postponed on Weds, 10 June.                     Food safety is a major stumbling block for TTIP, which aims to reduce regulatory barriers to big business trade…
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My viewpoint: the threat of the UK-US trade deal to localism

A SECRETIVE new EU-US trade deal poses a wide-ranging threat to localism, the environment and food safety, writes Polly Jones.                     The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is an ambitious trade deal currently being negotiated between the EU and US. Talks began in July 2013…
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