The watchdog said consumers needed reassurance that leaving the EU will give them a better deal on issues including food safety and energy bills.
Debate here about Brexit so far has focused on the Irish Border. Copenhagen Economics’ report for the Government demonstrates that a lot more than this key political factor is at stake. And central to all this are the food sector and rural Ireland.
Irish dairy giant LacPatrick has unveiled a "Brexit-proofing" technology centre in Co Tyrone in a £30m investment creating 20 jobs.
The U.K. government will extend its Brexit transition regime to help farmers cope with the loss of European Union subsidies when the country leaves the bloc in 2019 in a move that will add billions of pounds to the cost of the split.
Brexit poses huge risks to food standards in the UK and will have “seismic implications” for its food and farming systems, according to a new report. Author Dan Crossley, executive director of the Food Ethics Council, said that the UK faced a stark c
Brexit could have serious implications on the UK food manufacturing industry which is already struggling to maintain consistent levels of food safety compliance, two leading North-East specialists have cautioned.
One of the UK’s largest dairy producers has warned that a badly handled Brexit could lead to price hikes for food, and scarcity in the shops from April 2019. Gabriel D’Arcy, the chief executive of LacPatrick in Strabane complained that ministers were
The rules around food safety and labelling requirements are clear and robust. Problems arise, however, on both an EU and a UK scale when it comes to dealing with fraud in the food supply chain.
Peter Whelan, director of audit and compliance at the Food Standards Agency Ireland, made the remarks at the Food Brexit conference in London this week.
Rising food prices, regulatory uncertainties and challenges from international trade deals post-Brexit will conspire to create a “perfect storm” that threatens to rain on the UK food industry’s parade.
The Irish beef industry is dependent on exports to stay afloat. This comes as only 10% of all beef cattle slaughtered in Ireland are consumed domestically; the remaining 90% are exported.
THE Ulster Farmers' Union has said it has been reassured over funding fears post Brexit after a visit from DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) Secretary Michael Gove.
Britain will seek a series of waivers for goods and people crossing the Northern Ireland border under new plans that risk creating a “back door” with the European Union after Brexit.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is confident that its plans for risk-based regulatory change under the Regulating our Future initiative will not be “knocked off course” by the outcome of the Brexit negotiations, currently underway.
Theresa May is warned today that opening the door to low-quality food from the United States after Brexit could spell disaster for both British farmers and animal protection. Slashing food regulations in order to strike a quick trade deal with Washin
The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex.
UK shoppers are "completely in the dark" about the effect Brexit will have on their weekly shop, a former Sainsbury's boss has told BBC Panorama.
Science, rather than emotion, should underpin any future revisions to the UK’s regulatory regime governing crop production after Brexit, the head of crop protection at Rothamsted Research has warned.
The UK’s food and drink supply chain stakeholders have been advised to unite in making sure the industry’s interests take centre stage during the tough Brexit negotiations that will take place over the next two years
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