‘No To TAFTA’: France Celebs Campaign Against EU-US Trade Deal, Sign Petition – 11 July 2014

“Everyone against TAFTA” petition logo (image from https://www.collectifstoptafta.org)

“Everyone against TAFTA” petition logo (image from https://www.collectifstoptafta.org)

One hundred French celebrities have launched a campaign against the upcoming TAFTA deal between the US and Europe. The protesters say the new treaty will lower economic standards and bring a large influx of GMO products from the US.

The petition dubbed: “Everyone against TAFTA” started on June 10 and has gathered over 5,500 signatures so far. Launched by well-known performers, writers and political leaders in France, the petitionsays that “the citizens of Europe are against the transatlantic treaty.”

A Transatlantic Free Trade Area (TAFTA), also known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), is a proposed free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States.

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