What does ‘Not for EU’ labelling mean? Concern post-Brexit food stickers will deter investment and exports 25/02/2024
The Food and Drink Federation said the 'Not for EU' labelling “poses significant risk to exports”, while polling has shown that Britons would be put off buying food with these stickers.
Dover Port health body fears gangs of meat smugglers looking to bypass new post-Brexit checks 09/02/2024
Authority weighs up legal action against government over new checks on imported meat taking place 22 miles inland. / The Port of Dover could become a target for criminals smuggling illegal and diseased meat into the country under new post-Brexit plans that will involve lorries from the continent being checked 22 miles inland, the port’s health authority has warned.
Almost one in five (18%) have said they are less likely to buy products labelled “Not for EU” which will be a requirement on all British meat and dairy produce from October 2024.
Everything from meat, fish, cheese to meat products will cost more in the UK due to Brexit border controls.
Negotiations between the UK and Canada on a post-Brexit trade deal have broken down after nearly two years, following a row over beef and cheese. / Canada has been pushing for the UK to relax a ban on hormone-treated beef, which its producers say in effect shuts them out of the British market.
Brexit: despatches from the downside – No 19 27/01/2024
This week's Brexit downsides: half a billion in extra costs to import food, the collapse of trade talks with Canada and more.
Post-Brexit food labelling rules to appease DUP will lead to higher prices, says industry 01/02/2024
Forcing all UK supermarkets to put “not for EU” labels on meat, dairy and plant products in a move to assuage the concerns of unionists in Northern Ireland will force up prices and undermine the war against inflation, ministers have been told.
Business chiefs say new red tape could reduce shelf life of fresh produce by one-fifth. / A group representing 30 major business bodies said the new requirement to notify the British authorities a day before European goods are sent would lead to big delays.
Guild of Fine Food fears European suppliers of specialist produce will stop supplying UK because of red tape.
Imports of chilled and frozen meat and fish, cheese and dairy products, and five common varieties of cut flowers will require an export health certificate, signed off by a European vet or plant inspector, before they can enter the UK.
Travel expert appeared on ITV show Lorraine to reveal border officials could snatch cheese or ham sandwiches at airports.
A brutal Financial Times investigation has unveiled the “all pain no gain” trading conditions many British businesses face post-Brexit.
Politicians and industry call for Government to level up EU import rules.
Almost 50% decline shows need for veterinary deal to ease ‘red tape mountain’, says Labour.
As the UK-Australia trade deal comes into force, those close to the negotiations reflect on their dramatic — and farcical — climax.
How Boris blundered into £10bn Australia trade deal concession scrawled on paper in the loo 02/06/2023
‘Your boss has conceded the whole kingdom’, Australian negotiator said to have told Liz Truss.
Post-Brexit import checks due to be introduced this autumn are predicted to cause "a shock in the system" with the price of meat and dairy seeing another spike on top of recent inflation.
As part of efforts to maintain the Good Friday Agreement and make sure there is no border in the sea or on the island of Ireland, the Windsor Framework was devised. One aspect of this will see “Not for EU” labelling required on British food products sold throughout the UK.
The European Commission and the UK government has agreed on requirements for the labelling on agri-food retail goods.
The European Commission and the UK government has agreed on requirements for the labelling on agri-food retail goods. The label will be placed at different levels starting from individual, box, shelf signs and posters.
The UK’s final post-Brexit border checks will cost food importers hundreds of millions of pounds under the government’s own internal estimates, adding to upward pressure on inflation.
Post-Brexit border checks coming this year will drive up prices and cause shortages, Government warned 05/04/2023
Ministers have revealed details of the inspections regime which has been repeatedly delayed and is designed to avoid excessive disruption to businesses.
Most food companies feel leaving the European Union has affected operations while many said COVID-19 didn’t impact their ability to meet regulatory requirements, according to a survey.
Thousands of pro-consumer laws we take for granted could expire at the end of 2023.
A SCOTTISH farmers union has criticised the UK Government for kicking “the can down the road” on implementing an improved system of border controls for meat and other products entering the country.