Pig Sector: BMPA Pork Supply Chain Report

British Meat Processors Association
British Meat Processors Association

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Why Suella Braverman’s remedy for the labour crisis won’t work

Most of the meat we eat in the UK is processed through one of a relatively small number of abattoirs and meat processing plants which are often located in rural areas and where the local rate of unemployment is very low

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The government has listened to meat industry warnings and pushed this plan back 12 months — more reality in face of post-#brexit regulatory enforcement capacity constraints.

https://britishmeatindustry.org/updates/defra-agree-to-move-new-rule-deadline-by-one-year/ https://twitter.com/pmdfoster/status/1587000818875744264

Huge relief that Defra has agreed to postpone new export rules by one year.
But there's still work to be done, and BMPA is looking forward to working with them to help devise a new system that's going to be needed to implement the new rules successfully.
👉https://bit.ly/3tFPt1j

This leaked letter from George Eustice comes as no surprise. But what else are we currently capitulating on?

Our warnings about the Oz trade deal went unheeded
👉https://bit.ly/3Uzfawc

Other countries have sector experts inside the tent during negotiations.....The UK doesn't.