Carthy believes US wants to impose acceptance of GMO food into Europe as part of TTIP


As the TTIP talks continue in a bid to secure a new international trade deal, Midlands North West MEP Matt Carthy says it's clear that trade is being prioritised over the welfare of citizens.

He was speaking after Michael Froman, the Chief Negotiator from the US expressed disappointment at the European Commission’s proposals to allow member states opt out of the importation of GMO food and feed.

Mr Carthy says Europe must resist any trade deal that interferes with the right to legislate in the best interests of citizens, but he has doubts about the commission's resolve...........