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The Soil Association
Last night, UK MPs voted against the House of Lords’ amendments to the Agriculture Bill, which were included to protect post-Brexit food standards.
The commitment is said to sit alongside Aldi’s existing policies to only sell British products across multiple categories, with 100 percent of its core fresh meat, milk and egg range all coming from British farmers.
The Soil Association report looks at innovative farmers, businesses and councils already proving sustainable sourcing can be more resilient as well as being more environmentally friendly.
After eight years of growth, organic sales have reached their highest ever value with £200 million spent each month on organic food and drink in the UK.
The divisive subject of chlorinated chicken sits alongside hormone-treated beef and brominated vegetable oil in a food charity's top ten risks of a US trade deal.
The EU Parliament has failed to agree to renew the licence for the sale of glyphosate, an active ingredient in many domestic and industrial herbicides. Some even called for it to be banned entirely by 2022.