'Our UK farmers and food producer partners work to high environmental and animal welfare standards which this Government boasts are world-leading,' it says. Environment Secretary George Eustice has previously called animal welfare law in the US 'woefully deficient'. 'This risks exposing us all to poor quality food, produced cheaply by cutting corners in food safety, animal welfare (including unnecessary use of prophylactic antibiotics; hormones etc) and their unsustainable environmental impact.' 'The standards and quality of British food is among the best in the world and we must protect that at all costs.' Mr Turner added: 'I have been in this business for 55 years and have seen British standards come from absolute rubbish to the best in the world.
Source: Daily Mail June 27, 2020 23:58 UTC