Food standards, trade, & Brexit

18 Oct 17

Chlorine-washed chicken and beef fed with hormones could be heading to our fridges. As you read this, the government is working out their plans for trade deals after Brexit, and one thing on the menu is lower food safety standards. There is a serious risk that...

Trade Deals & Brexit

18 Oct 17

It’s splashed across the news today: if we leave the EU without good trade deals, millions of families could be pushed into poverty.  A price hike on essentials, like bread and milk, could add £260 to each family’s annual shopping bill. That’s money most of us...


Sign the open letter to get a good trade deal with the US

28 Jul 17

Chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-fed beef could be heading to our fridges. As you read this Liam Fox, the minister in charge of trade, is negotiating a deal with Donald Trump and lower food safety standards could be on the table. Liam Fox is desperate to...


38 Degrees members response to the UK-US trade relations inquiry

28 Feb 17

Below are the responses from 178,066 38 Degrees members for the International Trade Committee on UK-US trade relations: 99% agree or strongly agree that trade deals should maintain current safety standards for products for sale in the UK (e.g. food, medicines, electronics). Our safety standards...


UK-US Trade – Have Your Say

16 Feb 17

President Trump is getting ready to thrash out a trade deal with the UK. This week an influential group of MPs are asking for ideas on how the UK should approach the deal. What they say will impact what the government does. Lots of international...

Liam Fox and Brexit

28 Oct 16

Corporations suing our government. Chemicals in our food. Our NHS sold off to private companies. This is what’s at risk from a new set of trade deals being planned by the government – unless we step in now. This Saturday morning, a group of 38...