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Food Supply

Part of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – in the House of Commons on 19th May 2020.

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Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

This Government have a very clear manifesto commitment that we will protect our food standards in all our trade negotiations. Certain practices, such as chlorine washes on chicken or hormones in beef, are subject to a prohibition on sale in the UK, and that law remains in place. It is also the case that, as we advance trade negotiations with all third countries, animal welfare is one of the issues that we will be seeking to promote.