My Articles About Agriculture - Thomas Waitz

Food belongs on the table, not in the tank

The agro-industrial lobby wants to use the Russian attack on Ukraine to undermine the Green Deal under the guise of “supply shortages”, conveniently forgetting that climate catastrophe is the biggest threat to our food supply. The Greens/EFA in the European Parliament call on the European Commission not to give in to this ill-disguised lobbying. We […]

Better Rules for the Protection of …

EPP prevents maximum transport time of 8 hours. Greens/EFA demand ambitious proposal from the Commission. What happened until now? Regulation 1/2005, which...

New GMOs: Let’s tell the European …

The European Commission wants to change EU GMO law to exclude some new GMOs from the EU’s GMO regulations. A consultation process...
Varoški lug

Open letter to Commissioner for Environment …

At the end of August I visited three forest areas in Croatia together with the Croatian NGO “Green Squad” and their spokesperson...

Calf Transports from Austria

Every very year, thousands of calves in Austria are exported alive and under torturous conditions to other EU countries and third countries....

The new CAP in Trilogue

It’s been a week since the devastating vote on the CAP in the European Parliament. In case the European Commission does not...

After the crisis is before the crisis: …

The coronavirus pandemic crisis is laying bare the current global food system’s vulnerability, which is dominated by industrial agriculture. We may soon...