Meat Industry Brexit Impact Report

British Meat Processors Association
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Meat plant workers

Food Strategy / 14 Jun /

Lucas Daglish - BMPA Sustainability Manager

Industry / 08 Apr /

Pigs on a farm

Pig Crisis / 09 Mar /

tractor ploughing a field

Food Security / 09 Mar /

MP Paul Blomfield didn’t mince his words in a recent speech. He said Govt. is ignoring UK industry and using the NI Protocol to pick a political fight with the EU.
He also highlighted the practical approach they could take, which BMPA has been advocating.
https://bit.ly/3bA8fBh

Defra has suspended a rule change until 13 Dec that would've instantly rendered a large amount of product ineligible for export.
BMPA is pressing them to reverse their decision or at least explain why it's necessary to add this extra layer of bureaucracy.
https://bit.ly/3R3tlbA

New EFRA Chair Robert Goodwill explained to BBC Radio the unique recruitment challenges that meat companies face, particularly at a time of record low unemployment.
He said to Govt. "you just don't get it" and said their response is "wholly inadequate".
https://bit.ly/3AckdLD