Showing: ◈ Sevington×
Chair of EFRA, Sir Robert Goodwill shares “serious concerns” regarding biosecurity threats to UK’s agri-food sector following the implementation of BTOM and urges clarity on check funding cuts and Sevington facility concerns. imports
Guild of Fine Food fears European suppliers of specialist produce will stop supplying UK because of red tape.
New post-Brexit border rules, set to come into effect on Wednesday, have sparked fears of "serious biosecurity risks" and disruption to supply chains.
...revision on the Government Plant Health Portal today confirming the reclassification of a substantial volume of EU fresh produce... Despite the lack of an official public statement, FPC believes the implications of this decision are profound. Nigel Jenney, CEO of FPC comments: "This verdict delivers a severe blow to the industry and will have widespread ramifications."
NFU warns blanket import checks from April could fuel long delays and damage future crops. / The UK’s fruit and flower growers face an “existential threat” from new post-Brexit border checks that could damage business and affect next year’s crops, the country’s biggest farming body has said.
The creation of a giant Brexit border control site off the M20 is likely to cost taxpayers a staggering £70 million, it has emerged.
From up above, it resembles a sports stadium, void of spectators or athletes. Or a motorway service station, similarly vacant without a car or a lorry in plain sight.
Drone pictures reveal how a giant Brexit border control site off the M20 near Ashford is now sitting empty.
Dozens of staff recruited to process and check food goods arriving from Europe could have to be redeployed after the government announced a further delay on new post-Brexit border controls.
There are calls for the new Brexit minister Liz Truss to visit a village near Ashford where truckers keep getting lost on their way to a lorry park.
Deal or no deal, British companies will have to confront a wall of bureaucracy that threatens chaos at the border if they want to sell into the world’s biggest trading bloc when life after Brexit begins on January 1.
In the corner of Britain known as the Garden of England, Brexit is literally taking concrete form.