It’s the clearest signal yet that the Government do not intend to uphold their election manifesto commitment to maintain the UK’s high environmental protection, animal welfare and food standards in trade negotiations (2/5)
It’s bad news for consumers, British farmers and for nature’s recovery in the UK. If food standards are lowered, British farmers will have to compete with farmers from other countries, who use intensive farming methods and chemicals that are banned in the UK (3/5)
In order to compete British farmers will be forced to go down the same road – leading to an even greater loss of wildlife across the British countryside (4/5)
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