The last chance to save us from a no-deal Brexit has now slipped by. Here’s what we lost today 01/07/2020
The negotiations which will set our relationship with our closest neighbours for the next generation are being rushed in a reckless game of chicken.
The U.K. will set up a new commission to inform its post-Brexit agricultural policy, bowing to pressure from British farmers and potentially complicating trade negotiations with the U.S.
Nothing to see here - Chris Grey 19/06/2020
'The Brexiters have no more idea in private than they do in public about what they are doing. Predictions based upon their concealed intent project on to them a competence they simply don’t possess.'
Air pollution enforcement and chemical regulations could be undermined after UK leaves EU, say campaigners.
Which? raises alarm after Boris Johnson dumped promised ban on chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef, to strike quickfire agreement with Donald Trump
Trust British consumers to choose whether to buy US chlorinated chicken, Tory minister says 09/06/2020
But consumers may not be given information about US meat.
Leaked letter instructs ministers to have ‘no specific policy’ on the issue.
Union and consumer groups warn post-Brexit trade policy must hold food imports to same standards as UK.
The most important piece of farming legislation to come before parliament in decades included an amendment tabled by Neil Parish, Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton, which sought to protect UK farmers from low-standard food imports.
Government Rejects Proposed Ban On 'Poor Quality' US Food Imports After Brexit Transition 13/05/2020
Rishi Sunak accidentally votes against government, but ministers see off attempt to uphold food standards in post-Brexit trade deals.
Farmers are waking up to the effect Brexit could have on their industry, says PETER HETHERINGTON.
International trade minister Liz Truss is reportedly preparing a “big concession package” to secure a trade deal with Donald Trump and the United States.
An open letter from joint CEOs Miriam Turner and Hugh Knowles to the Department of Trade on possible trade deals with the US.
Get over ‘fear’ of chlorinated chicken, US tells UK, as RSPCA warns eggs from battery hens may return to supermarkets 31/01/2020
The Stop Live Transport International Awareness Day is planned for tomorrow. KEITH TAYLOR MEP examines whether Brexit and the withdrawal from the European Union will make it more likely that live animal exports will be stopped...
Campaigners say next government must clamp down to avoid risks to human health.
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’
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.
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.
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.
The EU has opposed brutal animal welfare and rampant tech monopolies. Post-Brexit Britain will be exposed to both.
Boris Johnson Warned By US Senator That Trade Deal Will Have 'Tough' Time Passing Congress 16/07/2019
"There is bipartisan consensus against blowing up the Good Friday agreement."
Trade deal would open door to meat containing banned growth promoters, from pigs kept in conditions banned in UK, industry leaders warn.