by Marion Nestle
Jun 3 2021
Brexit one year on: a collection of items
I’ve been collecting items on the effects of Brexit on food issues in the UK. These are even more complicated because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Just Food tracks this issue on an ongoing basis.
Here are some of the items collected by Just Food, along with some others I’ve picked up.
- UK food exports to EU improve after post-Brexit slump: New data have revealed what happened to UK food exports to the European Union in February following a post-Brexit slowdown in January.
- UK meat, seafood exports to EU “picking up” – government: There are indications UK exports of meat, seafood and dairy to the EU are recovering, the country’s government has suggested.
- UK meat processors warn of ongoing post-Brexit trade problems: The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA), which represents businesses in the UK meat sector, has reported on its members’ experiences under post-Brexit trading rules.
- UK food, drink exports to EU slump post-Brexit: The body representing UK food and drink manufacturers has highlighted the risk to small businesses amid a post-Brexit slump in exports to EU.
- Delays at the UK/EU border “getting worse”: A new survey has asked supply chain managers to provide an update on problems at UK/European Union border posts.
- COVID-19: one year on – what now for food supply chain? It has now been just over a year since the industry had to contend with the seismic impact of COVID-19, which brought a tremendous strain upon supply chains, retailers and producers… Read
- Brexit could cost UK meat exporters 50% of trade, says BMPA: UK meat exporters could permanently lose half their trade due to Brexit, according to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA)… Read
- British food faces ‘outright export bans’ in wake of EU exit: British food businesses face ‘outright export bans’ and ‘structural’ barriers to trade with Europe thanks to bureaucracy linked with Brexit, according to the House of Lords EU Environment sub-committee… Read