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Food safety after Brexit

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30/07/2018

The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has issued a press release stating that it is considering how food safety risk management decisions will be made once the UK has left the European Union. Currently, decisions about issues which pose a threat to food safety are made at an EU level.

The committee will explore:

  • To what extent food safety risk management is monitored at an EU level, and how that process works
  • If the UK could remain part of the EU process after Brexit
  • Identifying any gaps that would be created by the UK leaving the EU’s process and ways to fill them domestically.

WM Comment

We will keep you updated with any proposals that come out of the discussions.

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