Meat Industry Brexit Impact Report

British Meat Processors Association
British Meat Processors Association

The leading trade body for the British meat industry.

Our industry employs around 97,000 people and is worth £8.2 billion a year to the UK. We are the voice of British meat processing.

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Time for the UK Government to recognise the threat to our food security

Food supply chains across the world are set to feel the impacts of the war in Ukraine, with many consequences yet to filter through to the public consciousness.

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The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has written to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) requesting that it removes a reference to the ‘Global Burden of Disease’ (GBD) study from its five year strategy.

#meatindustry https://meatmanagement.com/bmpa-requests-fsa-remove-anti-meat-study-from-five-year-plan/

We've asked watchdog @foodgov to remove a reference to a flawed non-peer reviewed study from their new 5 year strategy.
It makes inaccurate claims about meat which have been challenged by academics and doctors, forcing the authors to revise their paper.
👉 https://bit.ly/3FX5PYI

The last 5 pages of this report explain the cool-headed, practical ways that UK & EU can continue to negotiate changes to the Brexit trade deal without having to blow the whole thing up.
There's a scheduled review of the terms in 2025 which everyone should be preparing for now.