Protecting standards in UK food and farming through Brexit

Protecting standards in UK food and farming through Brexit

This report, published in partnership with our Food and Nature Task Force, highlights that new trade deals aiming to lower food prices after Brexit could undermine the government’s own sustainable farming policy, and expose the UK’s food system to new risks.

Summarising our analysis of four possible Brexit trade scenarios, it shows that, in some scenarios the UK would be exposed to lower food standards, poorer agricultural practices and greater environmental impacts.

This summary report is based on our detailed analysis The implications of four Brexit scenarios for the sustainability of UK food and farming
Author(s):
James Elliott, William Andrews Tipper
Publication Date:
11 June, 2018
ISBN:
978-1-912393-06-0
Cost:
Free
Theme:
Natural Environment

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