Civil society letter to Commissioner Hogan on EU protein plan

29 May 2018

Ahead of the European Commission's proposed 'Protein Plan' to grow more protein-heavy crops in the EU, Friends of the Earth Europe joined an alliance of NGOs to write to Environment Commissioner Phil Hogan to call on him to use the plan to cut EU dependence on soy from the global south, where large monocultures lead to land grabs and degradation, and tackle the main driver of our demand for soy - unsustainable factory farms.