TTIP Already ‘Rewriting the Rule Book’ for EU Food Standards, New Report Finds

American Everyman

(The TPP and the TTIP. What Hillary Clinton called the “gold standard” of trade agreements aren’t really about trade, they are about “corporations rewriting the rule book as to how they’re allowed to operate.”. They are about institutional fascism on a global scale. And they are the real legacy your “CHANGE” president wishes to leave behind.)

UPDATE:Public services are also under attack.

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from Common Dreams

The pending Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will likely spark a “race to the bottom” for national policies that regulate everything from the air we breath to the food we eat and, according to a new report, the controversial pact is already pushing European governments to loosen key food safety standards.

Put forth by the UK-based social justice organization Global Justice now, the report (pdf), published Sunday, highlights a component of the pact known as “regulatory cooperation” or “regulatory coherence,” which…

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