Your favourite curry houses won’t survive Brexit – ‘vindaloo visas’ will speed up their demise 15/11/2019
These businesses have been a part of British history for 200 years. But with persistent restaurant staff shortages and plans to shake up the industry, time is running out for them.
BORDER checks between Scotland, England and Wales could be required because of varying food standards after Brexit, academics have warned.
Border checks between Scotland, England and Wales could be required because of varying food standards after Brexit, academics have warned.
Boris Johnson accused of eyeing post-Brexit US trade deal by ripping out food safeguards imposed by parliament 26/10/2019
‘This is clearly an attempt to make it harder for the public and parliament to ensure protections are not traded away’
Food industry is ‘completely integrated’ on island of Ireland, say farmers’ groups.
Millions of apples left to rot in UK as Brexit uncertainty worsens EU fruit picker shortage 21/10/2019
‘The level of food waste is morally reprehensible,’ says National Farmers’ Union chair.
Would food be cheaper in a no-deal Brexit? 10/10/2019
The government is facing an unprecedented backlash from five key industries over Boris Johnson's plans for post-Brexit trading arrangements.
UK farmers 'betrayed' by government's Brexit tariff plans that risk flooding UK with lower-quality imported food 08/10/2019
British goods face tariffs of up to 60 per cent while many imports won't be charged any under latest Tory plans.
Applicable since 1 August 2017, the EU school fruit, vegetables and milk scheme combines two previous schemes (the school fruit and vegetables scheme and the school milk scheme) under a single legal framework for more efficiency and an enhanced focus on health and educational.
Post-Brexit food standards 08/03/2019
On Feb 28, 2019, the US Trade Representative (USTR) published the US negotiating position on a post-Brexit US–UK trade deal. USTR made clear that the UK must abandon the EU's high food safety, animal welfare, and environmental protection standards as a condition for agreeing the kind of deal many Brexiteers desire.
Trade secretary says scrapping protections ‘vital for giving us the freedom and flexibility’ to sign deals.
Huge warehouse in secret location holds £5m-worth of medical products and food.
Scores of local councils have said a no-deal Brexit could result in food, medicine and fuel shortages in their constituencies – with many stating that crashing out without an agreement could lead to civil unrest and damage to social care.
Chlorinated chicken: British public being ‘softened up’ to accept lower food standards after Brexit 13/09/2019
Experts are worried British food standards will be lowered to accommodate a trade deal with the US.
FOI request from Green MP Caroline Lucas denied on grounds it would threaten EU negotiations
Parliament recall urged after Operation Yellowhammer documents warn UK may face food shortages and medicine delays 11/09/2019
Boris Johnson is facing renewed pressure to recall Parliament after the Prime Minister was forced to reveal that a no-deal Brexit could trigger medical shortages, food price rises and major cross-channel trade delays.
Operation Yellowhammer: Government’s no-deal Brexit plans like preparing for ‘war or natural disaster’ 12/09/2019
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said the Government's documents on no deal 'reveal an absolute catastrophe for our country'
Operation Yellowhammer: No-deal Brexit could cause food and medicine shortages and spark civil unrest, ministers admit 11/09/2019
Operation Yellowhammer documents were released by Michael Gove after an order from Parliament.
Low consumer confidence also affects sales at Morrisons, and Co-op says crashing out of EU threatens its supply chain.
Supermarket chain says it may have to fly in fruit as it books extra warehouse space to stockpile goods
Operation Yellowhammer: Government no-deal Brexit documents warn of food shortages and riots 11/09/2019
Ministers have been forced to publish details of concerns about public disorder and disruption to medicine and fuel supplies.
Operation Yellowhammer documents predict public disorder, rising prices and disruptions to food and medicines.
Big names KFC, Pret, Lidl, Co-Op, M&S, Waitrose, Sainsbury's, Asda and McDonald's have signed a damning letter warning food supplies could run short - read it in full.
British Retail Consortium says a no-deal Brexit will result in shortages of fresh food [2 mins] 04/09/2019
“Do you have any explanation at all as to why [Michael Gove] should have said there will be no shortages of fresh food given what you've just told us? / “No.” / The British Retail Consortium says a no-deal Brexit will result in shortages of fresh food.