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'No-deal' Brexit could hit Denmark for billions in lost meat sales

Denmark’s meat sector will face a tough period of adjustment if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement. With lost sales to the UK likely to run into the billions, two new reports suggest adapting will be difficult – but not impossible – for Danish exporters.

Brexit Trade Agreements

UK agricultural organisations warn against the “catastrophic” fallouts of a no-deal Brexit

Agricultural organisations in the UK are becoming increasingly mobilized to warn the country's government of the grave dangers of a no-deal scenario on Brexit.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Brexit chaos intensifies as MPs reject Withdrawal Agreement by record margin

Plans for the UK’s exit from the EU have been thrown into chaos by a massive rejection of the draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement by members of the UK Parliament.

Brexit Trade Agreements

Scots, Welsh to sue UK government for agri-food losses under Brexit ‘no deal’

The Scottish and Welsh departments of agriculture have piled further pressure on the UK government by promising to sue the UK Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for “billions” of pounds if the UK leaves the EU on March 29 with no deal.

Brexit Rural Development

Lithuania see opportunities for agriculture in blockchain and Brexit

Last year in Europe was marked by a turbulent summer weather, mounting Brexit uncertainties, the spread of African Swine Fever and big developments in the usage of blockchain technology in food supply chains.

Technology European Agricultural Policy

No deal Brexit “must be avoided” says EU food industry, as key vote approaches

Europe’s food industry association has sounded the alarm again over the “dramatic consequences” of a no deal Brexit for food companies as the delayed vote in the UK House of Commons on the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement approaches.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

Ayuso takes over the reins from Sommer but no talks scheduled yet

Spanish centre right MEP, Pilar Ayuso, came back to work in Brussels this week leading European Parliament work on the proposal to increase transparency in risk assessment in the food chain but three-way trilogue talks with the Council and Commission have yet to be scheduled.

European Food Law Food Policy

House of Commons Brexit vote set for January 15th

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the House of Commons vote on the Withdrawal Agreement already approved by the EU has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 15th.

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Green Party MP calls for introduction of UK meat tax

The UK government should introduce a ‘meat tax’, as an adjunct to the Agriculture Bill, according to UK Green Party spokesperson and Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas.

Environment and Conservation Tax Policy
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