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Select committee says ministers want to rush through deal allowing food imports that fall below UK environmental standards.
European Commission vice-president says Brussels wants to get ‘Brexit done’ – while London refuses to talk about Northern Ireland.
The government’s failure to impose full import controls on food coming from the EU since Brexit has exposed the UK to increased risk of sub-standard products reaching the shelves, a new report has warned.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) released the first of what will now be an annual report.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) released the first of what will now be an annual report.
The economic fallout from leaving the EU is becoming all too apparent.
British food prices are set to surge 15% this summer and will remain high for at least a year, in a further blow to hard-pressed consumers already struggling with the cost-of-living crisis, according to a report released on Thursday.
FSA oversee food safety and assessments from the EU to the UK after Brexit. / Delay on food checks from Europe until 2023 leaves families ‘less protected’.
As we recover from the pandemic, the impact of Brexit – which we voted resoundingly against in Scotland – is becoming clearer by the day.
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.
Strategy described as ‘missed opportunity’ as final wording merely commits to ‘considering’ animal welfare.
Anger grows before West Country byelection as farmers say they will be left poorer and unable to compete with foreign producers.
Representatives of the Northern Ireland food industry have warned the UK government that scrapping the Northern Ireland Protocol could damage their businesses.
Supermarket operator Jim Treacy estimates that he lost between €200,000 and €300,000 a year in sales when post-Brexit checks required on British food imports put an end to his kosher food aisle.
A farmer says the lack of border checks on meat coming into the UK is deeply worrying, as it could be putting the country at risk of diseases like foot and mouth.
A recent government report warned that labour shortages "caused by Brexit and accentuated by the pandemic" were badly affecting our food and farming sector, with fruit suppliers often forced to leave produce rotting in the fields.
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.
Before Brexit most of Britain's seasonal crop pickers came over from eastern Europe.
Food safety is at risk because of skilled worker shortages and loss of access to vital data bases, a report says and experts’ ability to assess threats to public is being impeded by constraints.
The newspaper that once proudly announced it "secured Brexit with a trailblazing 28-year EU crusade" is being made to eat some (very expensive) humble pie.
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.
Mr Raymond was responding to claims published by economist Patrick Minford, who predicted a benefit to the country of £135bn from a “hard Brexit” that eliminated tariffs, and a report from the Institute of Economic Affairs recommending a policy of unilateral free trade once the UK leaves the EU.
‘This flies in the face of common sense and the government’s commitment to high levels of animal and human health,’ say experts.
Britain has delayed imposing its full post-Brexit import controls on goods from the European Union again, pushing it back until the end of next year, saying it did not want to add more fuel to fast-rising inflation.
Minister expected to frame move as a use of UK’s independent powers despite industry reports of unreadiness.