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UK-US trade deal could stumble over food standards

This article was originally published in EU Food Law

The UK’s international trade secretary, Liam Fox, is in the US this week to talk with his American counterpart about forging a trade deal between the two countries after the UK leaves the EU. Fox wants agriculture to be included in any deal with the US, but US farmers’ demands to export chlorine-treated chicken, hormone-treated beef and GM crops to the UK as part of the deal has split opinion among Fox’s cabinet colleagues.


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