Trading away our future?

27 July 2015

The EU and the US are currently negotiating a transatlantic trade agreement (known as TTIP) which has the potential to be the biggest bilateral free trade agreement in history.

This paper outlines the risks the deal poses to crucial European social, health and environmental protection, including key food safety and pollution measures. Originally published in 2013, it was updated in August 2015.

It is accompanied by two more in-depth briefings on how the deal risks damaging fair and sustainable food and farming, and how it risks giving excessive rights to companies and investors.