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.
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).
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.
UK haulage industry asks PM to tackle driver shortage
In a letter organised by the Road Haulage Association (RHA), addressed to the Prime Minister, businesses and trade bodies said that the current shortage of HGV drivers “must be addressed urgently.”
AIMS calls on government to reallocate poultry worker visas
The Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) called on the UK government to redistribute any unused seasonal poultry visas to the wider meat industry.
Meat industry reacts to EU NI Protocol proposals
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) and the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) have welcomed new plans for the post-Brexit agreement on trade with Northern Ireland, but remain cautious about its limitations.