NSA supports EFRA recommendation on post Brexit trade deals
Jun28

NSA supports EFRA recommendation on post Brexit trade deals

The National Sheep Association has confirmed it is adding its support to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee’s recommendation to Government to formally commit to upholding animal welfare and environmental standards in all post Brexit trade deals.

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DUP minister orders halt to Irish Sea border checks
Feb03

DUP minister orders halt to Irish Sea border checks

Edwin Poots, DUP Agriculture Minister, ordered his officials to stop Irish Sea border checks on goods on Wednesday 2nd February – however, checks continued on Thursday as Northern Ireland First Minister Paul Givan resigned.

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Australia FTA impact report reveals financial blow for UK agriculture
Dec21

Australia FTA impact report reveals financial blow for UK agriculture

An impact report produced by the DIT on the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement predicts that the British agriculture and semi-processed foods sectors will take a financial hit worth hundreds of millions of pounds.

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Meat industry warns against potential Brexit trade war
Nov16

Meat industry warns against potential Brexit trade war

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has voiced its concern about the impact on the supply chain if the UK government were to suspend its Brexit agreement with the EU.

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Skills shortage sees UK meat producers send carcasses to EU butchers
Nov03

Skills shortage sees UK meat producers send carcasses to EU butchers

The ongoing labour shortage has led to meat producers sending beef to the Republic of Ireland to be butchered, according to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA).

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Brexit minister accuses EU of disregarding NI sensitivities over trade
Nov01

Brexit minister accuses EU of disregarding NI sensitivities over trade

Lord Frost claimed that the EU’s approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol has “destroyed cross-community consent” and called for a “more robust, and more balanced” outcome.

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