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Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed a proposed new bill which will protect Welsh farmers from being undercut by food trade deals which do not meet environmental and animal welfare standards.
A pro-EU campaign is pouring cash into a concerted effort to unseat 44 high-profile 'Blue Wall' Tory MPs, the Mirror can reveal.
The UK Government’s lack of urgency in addressing “glaring holes” in its post-Brexit provisions for agri-food and livestock trade could cause businesses to close, according to a report published today.
An animal welfare representative said the government is showing signs that there will not be proper protections against animal testing post-Brexit.
Rural affairs ministers from Scotland and Northern Ireland write to the UK Government expressing their concerns.
RURAL affairs ministers from Scotland and Northern Ireland have written to the UK Government raising concerns about the impact of the Australia trade deal on domestic farmers and producers.
This note summarises the evidence so far of the impacts on Brexit on Scotland. It sets out early evidence related to areas such as trade, the workforce and EU programmes.
The UK’s trade agreement with Australia led to British farmers and associations voicing concerns about unfair competition and a lowering of food standards.
Labour says import quotas are so high they are meaningless and raises concerns about animal welfare
The European Parliament urged the European Commission to make cages for farmed animals a thing of the past in a resolution adopted on Thursday (10 June), marking a first step towards a ban on cages by 2027.
Farmers fear that deal will mean they risk being undercut by cheap imports made to lower animal welfare standards.
Boris Johnson has been warned that his prospective trade deal with Australia could spell “a slow painful death” for Britain’s beef farming industry, after one of Australia’s biggest producers said a zero-tariff agreement could increase exports to the UK tenfold.
Agreement would undermine major overhaul of animal-welfare laws announced to fanfare last week, campaigners say.
NFU says British cattle and sheep farmers will lose out if Australian producers are given tariff-free access.
A lack of border inspection post at French port Calais has meant live animals from the UK have been forced to make much longer journeys to meet their destinations, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has warned.
Ministers have refused to sign safeguards, potentially spelling disaster for farmers after Brexit.
Labour expresses concern as government defeats efforts to enshrine food safety and animal welfare standards in UK law
Watchdog to finally get teeth to block chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef imports
Only half of UK firms that trade internationally have considered the impact of Brexit on their business, says the British Chambers of Commerce.
The two perishable products have been exempted from rules on how to manage traffic approaching the port of Dover.
Emergency traffic measures to last until ‘end of October 2021’ – with a giant lorry park to hold 2,000 goods vehicles.
Environment Secretary George Eustice sought to reassure campaigners, but fears Government will let green standards slide remain.
George Freeman tells HuffPost UK Boris Johnson must not "sell out" manifesto pledge as MPs prepare for fresh potential rebellions.
The grocer also promised to avoid America’s hormone-injected beef and to only sell British produce.