European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions
Together for decent work and fair pay from farm to fork

Open letter against TTIP blocking urgent reforms in food safety, farm production, workers' rights and animal welfare


EFFAT has drafted a joint letter to EU Commissioners for Health, Trade and Agriculture expressing concerns about the dangers posed by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to the integrity of the EU food and farming system, the welfare of workers in these sectors and the general public. The letter was signed by HEAL, Slow Food and Eurocoop Compassion in World Farming.


EFFAT is the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions. As a European Trade Union Federation representing 120 national trade unions from 35 European countries, EFFAT defends the interests of more than 22 million workers towards the European Institutions, European employers’ associations and transnational companies. EFFAT is a member of the ETUC and the European regional organisation of the IUF.