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A vet shortage could lead to border delays for the food industry

Vet shortage causing border concerns

By Aidan Fortune

The Government has been warned that a no-deal Brexit scenario could result in food being delayed at borders due to a shortage of vets.

Extreme weather this year has sparked price increases across a number of food items

Food prices rocket after extreme weather

By James Ridler

Extreme weather this year – punctuated by the warmest summer in living memory and a harsh, wet winter – will see food prices soar, analysts at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) have claimed.

UKWA boss Peter Ward called for a change of legislation surrounding foods coming into the country

UKWA urges post-Brexit import inspection change

By James Ridler

The Government has been urged to adopt new legislation that allows foodstuffs entering the country to be inspected at inland premises, to ease the flow of goods into the country post-Brexit.

The Government's no-deal Brexit technical notices have been slammed by the food and drink industry

No-deal Brexit papers slammed by trade bodies

By James Ridler

The publication of technical notices to prepare the UK for a potential no-deal Brexit have been met with hostility by trade associations and unions, which have criticised the Government for presenting a “grisly prospect” that showed “utter contempt” for...

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