The British Government has stated that it remains confident that the Agriculture Bill will reach Royal Assent in time to begin the transition towards a new, fairer agricultural system in England as planned in 2021.
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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.
Nick Allen from the BMPA is calling on Government to finalise decisions around export certification and warns if clarity is not offered soon, UK meat businesses will suffer.
In 2021, the way in which the UK trades with the EU is going to change significantly, but Government is yet to secure a plan. Here, the BMPA outlines its concerns and what is needed.
New Food's Editor gives her overview of the latest (17 June 2020) Food Standards Agency (FSA) board meeting.
Farming representatives concerned that UK policy decisions are being made without consultation and urge Government to see farmers as the solution, not the enemy.
European food organisations Copa and Cogeca, Celcaa and FoodDrinkEurope have issued a Joint Statement to outline their concerns for the future of food and beverage trade.
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has urged for the UK government to take immediate action to avoid future trade complications.
Professor Chris Elliott points out the herd of elephants in the room that have appeared since the coronavirus pandemic.
In this second COVID-19-focused podcast, New Food's Bethan Grylls hears from three food experts who talk health, nutrition and the UK supply chain.
The President of the National Farmers Union has said that the the recent UK immigration policy fails to “recognise British food and farming’s needs.”