22 - Unsustainable imports, Brexit disruption, impact assessment

Episode 22 June 11, 2020 00:16:10
22 - Unsustainable imports, Brexit disruption, impact assessment
Agrifood Brief
22 - Unsustainable imports, Brexit disruption, impact assessment
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Show Notes

New sustainable food policy bears risk of unsustainable imports, ministers have warned this week, major agrifood stakeholders warn that a Brexit no deal could severely disrupt the EU agrifood sector and EU lawmakers have said that any potential reduction of glyphosate in the EU should be preceded by an impact assessment exploring the consequence for farmers.

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