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.