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What Price British Farming?

On Sep 10, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
RT @AGreenerWorldUK: Great to see so many MPs supporting #BackBritishFarming day. But if #UKGovt allows food imports produced to lesser standards, UK farmers will face 2 options: lower their production standards to compete OR go out of business. Read our blog: https://t.co/3ojLrrVmKT #AgricultureBill https://t.co/EMSSAZvrOe
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The future of thousands of British farming families – and our hard-won environmental and animal welfare standards – is up for sale to the highest bidder.

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On Sep 10, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
RT @AGreenerWorldUK: Great to see so many MPs supporting #BackBritishFarming day. But if #UKGovt allows food imports produced to lesser standards, UK farmers will face 2 options: lower their production standards to compete OR go out of business. Read our blog: https://t.co/3ojLrrVmKT #AgricultureBill https://t.co/EMSSAZvrOe
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What Price British Farming?

What Price British Farming?

The future of thousands of British farming families – and our hard-won environmental and animal welfare standards – is up for sale to the highest bidder.

This hard-Brexit cabinet could spell disaster for British farmers

This hard-Brexit cabinet could spell disaster for British farmers

Theresa Villiers’ arrival at Defra is a sign the UK may soon open its borders to industrial farming, says writer and philosopher Julian Baggini

Agriculture Bill vote leaves Green Brexit in the balance

Agriculture Bill vote leaves Green Brexit in the balance

But with a vote against amendments to support a move to agroecology, and to prohibit imports of low welfare and environmentally damaging produce, there is more work to be done. Public money ...

Farmers' union Brexit food warning

Farmers' union Brexit food warning

National Farmers' Union president Minette Batters warms Brexit must not undermine UK food and animal welfare standards.

NFU: Don’t allow low-standard food imports on supermarket shelves after Brexit

NFU: Don’t allow low-standard food imports on supermarket shelves after Brexit

Food imports such as chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef must not be allowed on to supermarket shelves after Brexit, farming leaders have warned.National Farmers’ Union president ...

Hard-Brexit Lobbyists Demand UK Roll-Back Environmental Standards to Strike Free Trade Deals with India, China and US

Hard-Brexit Lobbyists Demand UK Roll-Back Environmental Standards to Strike Free Trade Deals with India, China and US

Hardline Brexiters are calling on the UK government to cut EU environmental regulations to secure free-trade deals with the US, China and India after Brexit. Environmental NGOs said the ...

Egg industry and welfare groups give cautious welcome to government hen welfare pledge

Egg industry and welfare groups give cautious welcome to government hen welfare pledge

However, it warned that failure to meet those promises for imports could spell disaster for British egg farming, and lead to a new menu of low welfare, battery caged imported eggs produced ...

Doubts grow over UK environment protection post-Brexit

Doubts grow over UK environment protection post-Brexit

Concerns have been raised over how a government established watchdog will enforce new green targets.

Boris Johnson overrules Liz Truss (and sides with Carrie Symonds) to order tariffs on chlorinated chicken in first round of Cabinet battle over future of British farming

Boris Johnson overrules Liz Truss (and sides with Carrie Symonds) to order tariffs on chlorinated chicken in first round of Cabinet battle over future of British farming

Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to stem a flood of sub-standard American products into the UK. Ms Symonds backs penalising US producers who raise animals in cruel conditions.

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