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Business groups and unions are urging the government not to go ahead with plans to ditch a wide range of EU laws, warning the move could cause "confusion and disruption" in the UK.
The rate at which food law in Great Britain is diverging from the EU since Brexit is 'alarming' and a Bill set to take effect in 2023 is causing further concern, an industry experts has warned.
This week I was contacted by a retired CEO of a major wine wholesaler. They, unbeknownst to me, had asked their local MP John Penrose (Weston-super-Mare, Somerset) if he thought it was acceptable that my wine business had been obliged to open a site in the EU to mitigate Brexit costs.
Health claims, novel foods, labelling, GMOs… the recently introduced Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill could have far reaching implications for the food and nutrition industries in the UK.
Hundreds of researchers and organisations across Europe have called for the rapid association of the UK and Switzerland to Horizon Europe.
Great Britain’s beef producers export to Ireland before reimporting, while pork processors consider the Netherlands.
Sue Ellison, joint MD of OPM (labels and packaging) Group looks at how counterfeiting measures for pharmaceuticals packaging are being affected in a post-Brexit world.
Businesses in Ireland have been warned that if they buy Christmas crackers sourced from the UK, they will have to add additional labelling to them before they can sell them, because of Brexit.
Suppliers said to be unwilling to stock up because of confusion over safety labelling and extra paperwork.
Prices of fireworks are predicted to rise as supply shortages start to bite.
Food labelling laws – after leaving the EU – require food firms in Great Britain to have an European Union or Northern Ireland address, but many cannot afford the extra costs
Six months after the transition period expired, Alex Fotheringham, Operations Director – Cosmetics of MSL Solution Providers, reflects on the regulatory changes and the issues that have arisen as a result of the UK’s exit from the EU.
'Patience is wearing thin' with the UK on the Northern Ireland Brexit protocol, the European Commission's vice-president, Maroš Šefčovič, has warned, adding the EU could retaliate by suspending some cooperation and imposing tariffs.
Their families have been fishing here for decades but despite promises of frictionless trade, the market for their fish is disappearing
The NI Protocol means tobacco products sold in Northern Ireland must continue to bear EU health warnings.
Gary McFarlane, director of the Chartered Institute for Environmental Health in Northern Ireland, has warned MPs that delays caused by Brexit may cause a ‘risk to public health’.
A HIGHLY criticised Brexit consultation that has raised fears Scotland will be flooded with so-called Frankenstein foods ends on Wednesday.
From 1st January 2021 the UK is no longer a member of the EU and changes have been made to the regulation and marking of construction products in the UK. The UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) mark is the new GB product marking used for goods being placed on the market in England, Scotland and Wales, which replaces the CE mark. For Northern Ireland the CE or CE and UK(NI) mark will be required.
Speaking to a variety of sources, including the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Fire Industry Association (FIA), British Security Industry Association (BSIA) and the European Fire and Security Group (EFSG), Hunter Seymour assesses the impact of the new UKCA marking scheme – replacing CE marking in the UK following Brexit – on the fire and security sectors.
'There are no benefits to our fishing communities even if everything goes to plan.'
LABELLING issues and European exchange rates may make developing a French freight route difficult, two of the Island’s largest food retailers have said.
Thousands of British food businesses could be left without the correct labelling required to continue selling to the European Union and Northern Ireland after the UK government missed an industry deadline to advise them on what new rules they will have to follow.