Food: Imports

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 17th March 2020.

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Photo of Lord Wigley Lord Wigley Plaid Cymru

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that any future trade agreements with other countries will require that no imported food or drink may contain any asbestos which could enter into the body of a consumer.

Photo of Viscount Younger of Leckie Viscount Younger of Leckie Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

We remain firmly committed to upholding our high food safety standards outside the EU. The UK’s independent food regulators will continue to ensure that all food imports into the UK comply with those high standards.

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