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The UK may be forced to import more food from the rest of the world if the benefits of EU trade agreements with third countries are to be maintained during any Brexit transition period, it has emerged.
Government advisers giving guidance to Ministers on post-Brexit immigration policy do not understand business and are ‘obsessed’ with abstract economic theories, ex-Farming Minister George Eustice has said.
Unhealthy food produced in an ‘inhumane’ way should be taxed in order to lower the price of ‘quality’ products such as fruit, vegetables, legumes and whole grains, according to a new report from Compassion in World Farming.
With changing support structures for farmers and concerns over food standards in post-Brexit trade deals presenting unprecedented challenges for Number 10, has the Government delivered on its promises for UK farming?
The British Growers Association (BGA) has called for a massive expansion of the Government’s seasonal agricultural workers’ pilot after the coronavirus pandemic ‘shelved’ the Home Office’s original plans.
Organisations from across the UK food and drink sector have joined forces to call for a 12-month Covid-19 recovery visa to help alleviate the labour shortages which are causing serious disruption across the supply chain.