‘TTIP may come back from the dead,’ warns expert
12 Dec 2016
Opposition to the EU’s transatlantic trade deals is alive and well. According to activists, TTIP is far from dead and CETA can still be stopped. The Transatlantic Trade and Inves...
Greenpeace to publish 248 pages of TTIP leaks
02 May 2016
Greenpeace said yesterday (1 May) it was in possession of leaked documents showing that a planned huge free trade deal between the United States and the European Union poses “maj...
Dutch voters now demanding referendum on TTIP
15 Apr 2016
EXCLUSIVE / Dutch voters want a referendum on the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), throwing into doubt the future of the US-EU free trade deal, nine days afte...
Negotiators aim to sign TTIP this year
27 Feb 2016
Negotiators on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) claimed on Friday (26 February) that they were making progress towards reaching an accord by the end of the...
TTIP: The downfall of EU agriculture?
11 Jan 2016
A new study has concluded that TTIP threatens to completely change the way small and medium sized farms operate, through the use of more genetic engineering and more hormone-treate...
Agriculture Secretary: Geographic protection ‘not an easy issue’ in TTIP
02 Dec 2015
Tom Vilsack, the United States Secretary of Agriculture, said that Washington “respects” Europe’s claim for geographic protection of food in the transatlantic trade talks. Bu...
EU agri-food industries draw ‘red lines’ in TTIP battle
16 Oct 2015
European agri-food business organisations have drawn their “red lines” ahead of the eleventh round of EU-US trade talks taking place next week, expressing serious concerns over...
Foodwatch boss: ‘Europeans will not stomach TTIP anymore’
03 Jul 2015
The EU-US free trade agreement, TTIP, is a big lie, says Thilo Bode, the director of the NGO Foodwatch, discussing his latest book on the transatlantic trade deal. Click here to re...
EP: Consideration of plenary amendments on TTIP
25 Jun 2015
[25-06-2015] During extraordinary meeting on 29 June, INTA will consider the plenary amendments and related requests, for split and separate votes, that were tabled to the report c...
EP vote and debate on TTIP recommendations postponed: what’s next?
11 Jun 2015
The debate and vote on Parliament’s recommendations on the ongoing Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations were postponed because of the high numbe...
US to open TTIP “reading rooms” across EU
29 Apr 2015
The US government will open “reading rooms” in its embassies across the European Union, so that national politicians can read secret documents related to the Transatlantic Trad...
Ombudsman: EU must interrogate US over TTIP transparency
21 Apr 2015
The United States’ resistance to greater transparency in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks, poses a problem to a European Commission that must answe...
Opinion: What will EU parliamentarians vote on TTIP?
20 Apr 2015
If EPP members are mobilised, and a small number of S&D MEPs break the group line (or simply don’t vote), then a narrow majority may push through a softened ISDS, writes Doru...
MEPs want health excluded from TTIP talks
16 Apr 2015
On 14 April, Members of the Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) voted in favour of an opinion which calls for five health-related ...
Euractiv: EU to step up TTIP communication efforts
16 Mar 2015
European leaders want to step up communication efforts around the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, the EU-US trade talks that have been marred by controversy. Click ...
Video: MEPs & NGOs at odds over effect of Europe’s GMO stance on developing world
28 Feb 2015
It took Europe three years to break the deadlock on Genetically Modified Organisms. The European Parliament decided last month to give member states the choice to ban or allow the ...
European Parliament: Trade committee debate on new recommendations for TTIP talks
21 Jan 2015
The Parliament must use its influence on framing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) rules to ensure that they serve all EU citizens, not just a few economic ...
Agriculture Commissioner promises GMO labelling, despite TTIP
17 Jan 2015
If a product contains genetically modified corn, it will still be labelled as such in the future, assured EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan, seeking to dispel fears that consu...