Trading ideas for a new food system

Recently Europe has seen unprecedented opposition to free trade agreements such as TTIP and CETA. Central to these protests were concerns that these new trade and investment agreements would have harmful impacts on food quality, consumers’ rights, farmers, producers’ income, as well as wider negative impacts on jobs and working conditions in the food sector.

Together with Corporate Europe observatory (CEO), European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions (EFFAT), European Milk Board (EMB) and European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), Friends of the Earth Europe started a debate on visions of a sustainable, healthy, fair food and trade policy.

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