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Animal health bodies have welcomed the government’s U-turn on its plans for scrapping swathes of retained EU legislation, which could have wiped out 44 animal welfare laws.
Liz Truss forced to drop post-Brexit US trade deal as ‘reality’ caught up with her, ex-aide says 21/09/2022
It was long touted as one of the biggest prizes of Brexit, but Liz Truss has finally been forced to drop the Government’s plan to strike a free trade deal with the US.
Canada has vowed to put hormone-pumped beef on UK supermarket shelves, as the two countries opened post-Brexit trade negotiations.
Canada has pledged to fill British supermarket shelves with hormone-pumped beef as the two countries opened post-Brexit trade talks.
UK will be told to lift ban on hormone-treated beef to join key trade bloc, leaked memo suggests 08/02/2022
The UK will be told to lift its ban on hormone-treated beef to achieve its post-Brexit dream of joining a key trade bloc, a leaked government memo suggests.
New EU food safety regulation – coming into force next March – is ‘concerning’ exporters, MPs told.
Bob Hancké reports on a recent study which suggests not only that the agreement has made trade in goods between the UK and the EU very difficult, but that it has also severely limited Britain’s ability to conclude free trade agreements with the rest of the world.
The UK’s trade agreement with Australia led to British farmers and associations voicing concerns about unfair competition and a lowering of food standards.
Brexit: has ambiguity run its course? 04/06/2021
“Australian Brexit” used to be an upbeat euphemism for a “no deal” Brexit outcome. Now, Australia promises a far more profound insight into the true nature of Brexit.
‘Farms Will Not be Able to Survive This’: Sword of Damocles Hanging Over Farmers Thanks to Brexit 02/06/2021
As the details of Boris Johnson’s trade deals are unveiled, these two farmers are pessimistic about the post-Brexit future of their industry.
Otto English dissects the disadvantages that a free trade agreement between the two countries would bring to the UK.
Expert coalition urges ministers to abandon ‘behind closed doors’ trade policy and include public health and green voices on its trade commission.
Ministers have refused to sign safeguards, potentially spelling disaster for farmers after Brexit.
Campaigners hail dramatic government climbdown in battle to protect post-Brexit food standards 01/11/2020
Watchdog to finally get teeth to block chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef imports
Charles Michel says British ‘face a dilemma’ over whether to lower regulatory standards.
MPs have stirred a debate after voting on 'New Clause 17' - an amendment giving 'cast-iron' protection to the NHS in a trade deal. Tory MPs did not support it - but a handful did rebel over the issue more widely
Fed-up farmers broke off from the busy harvest schedule to travel to Westminster today (Wednesday 8 July) and tell Boris Johnson’s government “don’t destroy Britain’s world-class farming industry by striking cheap food trade deals”.
George Freeman tells HuffPost UK Boris Johnson must not "sell out" manifesto pledge as MPs prepare for fresh potential rebellions.
The grocer also promised to avoid America’s hormone-injected beef and to only sell British produce.
‘We will never compromise on the standards or specifications of our products,’ says supermarket boss.
Consumer groups and Lib Dem MP Layla Moran call on chains to follow Waitrose's lead ahead of US-UK trade deal.
Trade secretary agrees to set up a commission to oversee trade deals amid growing concern over chlorinated chicken imports.
Which? raises alarm after Boris Johnson dumped promised ban on chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef, to strike quickfire agreement with Donald Trump
Chlorinated chicken is just the start. The government intends to rip up food standards, public services and public protections.