Dual Tariff Proposals: British Food Standards

Part of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – in the House of Commons on 25th June 2020.

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

Retained European law brings across a prohibition on treatments such as chlorine washes on chicken and, indeed, hormone treatments on beef. The Government have made it clear that those have been brought across and remain in place. We also stand by our manifesto commitment, which was to protect our food standards and animal welfare standards in trade agreements, but we did not ever say that we would legislate in the Agriculture Bill to do that.