The European Union has so far rejected U.S.-raised beef from factory farms where growth hormones are used to fatten up cattle. But U.S. corporations are pushing to open European markets to hormone-tainted beef, via an international trade agreement that is being negotiated behind closed doors. If the Obama Administration gets its way, that trade agreement—the Trans-Atlantic Trade and…
First the good news: the fair trade marketplace is growing! Never before have there been more fair trade products at your supermarket, co-op, and online. Now the bad news: the US is currently negotiating two so-called "free trade" agreements – the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), which if implemented will seriously harm farmers and…
Tell President Obama and U.S. Trade Rep. Michael Froman: Trade Agreements Shouldn't Be Secret!
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public…Read More
U.S. government joined at the hip with Monsanto to force dangerous genetically engineered crops on countries that don't want them...
Sweeping Trade deals with long names no one can remember like the TheTransatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) calls for the…Read More
This wil affect Australia and many other countries too.
We must protect our food sovereignty to protect our family owned primary producers. They and our nations leaders can protect our food from GMO's and pesticides that will cause our food, land, us and our children harm.
This will also affect…Read More
Sign please its vital
I was on @Thom Hartmann's @The Big Picture with Patty Lovera of @Food & Water Watch to talk about the trade deal Thom calls SHAFTA.