Michael Gove has failed to name a single change from Brexit that has “made business easier”, as criticism of the economic harm from the trade deal grows.
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.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has published a list of nine ‘Brexit opportunities’. It’s both pitiful and dangerous.
Tory MPs urge government to scrap EU pesticide regulations and allow all US chemicals on food 14/06/2022
Conservative MPs have urged the government to use its Brexit freedoms to ditch the EU’s cautious approach to making sure pesticides are safe for human consumption.
The Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill being introduced to Parliament will allow gene-edited crops to be developed and grown in England and sold in Great Britain.
Hundreds of researchers and organisations across Europe have called for the rapid association of the UK and Switzerland to Horizon Europe.
JAMES BALL examines the areas where Britain is now feeling the painful consequences of its departure from the EU.
No hint of contrition or constructiveness in article by Lord Frost and Brandon Lewis... just menace.
Use Brexit to grow GM crops, bring back imperial measurements and scrap GDPR, taskforce urges 15/06/2021
The newly created Taskforce for Innovation, Growth and Regulatory Reform has identified more than 100 ‘Brexit dividends’.
A HIGHLY criticised Brexit consultation that has raised fears Scotland will be flooded with so-called Frankenstein foods ends on Wednesday.
Government to consult on enabling gene edited crop plants and livestock, as scientists tout the potential for a Brexit advantage
Tory peer urges Boris Johnson to scrap EU worker and environmental protections now Brexit is done 07/01/2021
A Tory peer recently ennobled by Boris Johnson has urged the prime minister to remove EU consumer and worker protections now that Brexit has happened.
Safeguards over data, pay and conditions, GM foods, hedge funds and disposal of old vehicles should all be binned, Daniel Hannan says.
Proposals due to be published on Thursday by the UK Government will see powers in at least 70 policy areas previously controlled by the EU flow instead to Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast
Senior figures in Scotland and Wales warn Brexit is bringing a ‘statutory fist crashing down’.
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If Britain wants a trade deal with the US, it must accept American food standards, including those allowing genetic modification and chicken to be washed in chlorine, the head of America’s farming lobby has said.
Admission lays bare limited benefits of ‘ambitious’ agreement with Donald Trump.
Boris Johnson says Britain could import genetically modified food from US under Brexit trade deal 03/02/2020
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’
British farmers fear they could go out of business following a post-Brexit trade deal with the US, the National Farmers Union has told the BBC.
The UK must accept US food standards as part of any future trade deal with Washington, the head of America's farming lobby has said.
An NHS sell-off, lower food standards and secretive corporate courts: the battles facing Britain's new trade secretary 26/07/2019
Boris Johnson’s new trade secretary will be tasked with negotiating as many new trade deals as possible. Here are some fault-lines expected to emerge over the coming months.