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From Apricots to Zucchini – Roundtable
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From Apricots to Zucchini – Roundtable

Venue: Vincent’s Eco Farm Date:  Thursday 12th October Time: 10:00am Friends of the Earth Malta strongly believes in shorter supply chains, as these have a positive impact on local farmers, strengthen local economies and small business, and bring the public closer to their food sources. To get a better insight in the local fruit and...

Bittersweet Chocolate:
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Bittersweet Chocolate:

The Truth Behind the International Chocolate Industry The production and sale of food and drinks generates billions of Euros worldwide. Corporations that produce on a large scale, and lately retailers, control the market and receive the biggest share of the revenues. However, when it comes down to taking responsibility for the working and environmental conditions along the supply...

Untangling the Bayer-Monsanto merger web
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Untangling the Bayer-Monsanto merger web

The food system is coming under increasing corporate control, and Europe’s industrial model of farming and food consumption is destroying people and the planet. The potential Bayer-Monsanto deal is one in a series of mergers in the agriculture-chemicals sector, with a Dow Chemical-DuPont deal and a Syngenta-ChemChina merger already approved by the European Commission. The...