food safety | sanitary and phytosanitary standards
The US trade barriers list shows that Liam Fox could let more than just chlorinated chicken into the UK. The public deserve to know the details
Negotiators closed the chapter on good regulatory practices, the sixth chapter to be completed. They have also finished on the sanitary-phytosanitary measures chapter. All three countries also agreed to establish a formal energy chapter.
Leaked EU documents reveal a secret committee will begin discussions on how to weaken norms on pesticides and food quality standards.
This refers to Taiwan’s "zero tolerance" policy on US pork imports that contain a leanness-enhancing drug known as ractopamine
Without regulations that scrutinise food standards and trade deals, we cannot trust the safety of the food on our plates.
Previously unseen government records detail ‘deeply worrying’ incidents in pork and poultry plants, raising fears of ‘dirty meat’ entering the UK under a post-Brexit trade deal.
We cannot trust our government to fight America’s disgusting farming practices. Unless we mobilise, US livestock pumped full of antibiotics will harm us all.
Agricultural and food standards are among those targeted by CETA’s focus on eliminating so-called ‘non-tariff barriers’.
Similar to the July 2017 draft of the Mercosur agreement, the November 2017 version only contains one single reference to the precautionary principle
Soil Association issues top 10 food safety concerns posed by a transatlantic free-trade deal.
US trade official says it is ‘difficult’ to do business with EU and Brexit offers chance to press the ‘reset button’.
Officials from the United States and Australia held a meeting of the US-Australia Free Trade Agreement Joint Committee to review the implementation of the FTA.
The British Government has demanded total secrecy in its free trade talks with the US for a post-Brexit deal.
Environment secretary sets up possible clash in future US trade talks over retaining EU regulations post-Brexit.
8 draft chapters, as leaked by Greenpeace
Analysis of draft texts, especially the chapters on goods, SPS, TBT and government procurement.
Commerce secretary’s comments suggest Britain will have to accept chlorinated chicken in post-Brexit agreement.
Focus now turns to getting EU to approve antimicrobial interventions used in Canada to enhance food safety.