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A number of local food businesses in the city have closed their doors at a time of spiralling costs and tightening budgets for households.
Campaigners say revoking of post-Brexit protections amounts to legislative vandalism. / Hundreds of Britain’s environmental laws covering water quality, sewage pollution, clean air, habitat protections and the use of pesticides are lined up for removal from UK law under a government bill.
The government’s food strategy lacks detail or any plans for implementation, and it is contradicted by its other policies.
"It is a really difficult time to find chefs everyone is struggling, it is a combination of Brexit and COVID. Lots of European chefs have returned to their country and there are not enough English chefs to replace them."
As small businesses crumble, shelves get emptier and the care-worker shortage intensifies, life outside the EU is having a dire effect on many of us. Why aren’t politicians talking about it?
Six years after the referendum we can disentangle the evidence and judge the effects on health and care, says Richard Vize.
Claim that UK farming at risk if ‘soft’ approach pursued with countries with ‘less qualms’ about quality.
The International Trade Committee, a cross-party committee of UK members of parliament, has warned the government against “overselling” its free trade agreement (FTA) with Australia, saying that “flat-footed negotiating” has led to significant concessions without securing all possible benefits in return.
What will be the impact of Britain’s withdrawal from the EU on food standards in the UK?
Kent farming giant reports 8% fall in harvest due to lack of seasonal pickers – saying it’s easier to import fruit.
Liz Truss is campaigning as a committed Brexiter to become Conservative leader. Six years ago, her view was different. ... Her support for an “In” vote was plainly wholehearted. Her analysis was clear and, as events have shown, correct.
THE UK Government failed to heed warnings over the damage Brexit would do to Scotland’s food and farming sectors, despite “clearly being aware of the consequences”, a Scottish minister has said.
The £2.4bn fall driven by decline in exports of perishable goods due to red tape and costs.
Cross-party international trade committee says agreement unlikely to be detectable at supermarket tills.
Citizens of the United Kingdom are subject to many uncertainties when planning to travel to the European Union countries due to the post-Brexit rules as well as the entry rules imposed by European countries to contain the spread of the Coronavirus and its new variants.
Select committee says ministers want to rush through deal allowing food imports that fall below UK environmental standards.
European Commission vice-president says Brussels wants to get ‘Brexit done’ – while London refuses to talk about Northern Ireland.
The government’s failure to impose full import controls on food coming from the EU since Brexit has exposed the UK to increased risk of sub-standard products reaching the shelves, a new report has warned.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) released the first of what will now be an annual report.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) released the first of what will now be an annual report.
The economic fallout from leaving the EU is becoming all too apparent.
British food prices are set to surge 15% this summer and will remain high for at least a year, in a further blow to hard-pressed consumers already struggling with the cost-of-living crisis, according to a report released on Thursday.
FSA oversee food safety and assessments from the EU to the UK after Brexit. / Delay on food checks from Europe until 2023 leaves families ‘less protected’.
As we recover from the pandemic, the impact of Brexit – which we voted resoundingly against in Scotland – is becoming clearer by the day.