Imported food must meet the high standards of British production

UK – The British Poultry Council is calling for a Government-wide commitment that production standards of imported food will have to meet British standards as a condition of entry.

The US outlined its objectives for a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, demanding greater access to the food markets where products such as chlorinated chicken are banned under EU rules.

British Poultry Council, Chief Executive, Richard Griffiths, said:

“British farmers have worked incredibly hard to build a food system that enhances British food values and that ensures high standards of production from farm to fork. We cannot afford to lower our food standards in pursuit of trade deals. To read more please click on the link: http://www.thepoultrysite.com/poultrynews/41099/imported-food-must-meet-the-high-standards-of-british-production/

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