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British food system in a ‘vulnerable’ state, Lords committee hears

Brexit could affect food security and food prices in the UK, according to industry and academic voices.

Ian Wright of the Food and Drink Federation said it wasn’t guaranteed that UK consumers would continue to have access to a wide range of high quality foods. Prof Tim Lang of the City University of London pointed to a possible conflict between promises of high quality British food and the desire for cheaper food, mentioning that the UK is far from self-sufficient in food.

Read the article here. See also the Foodsource building block What is food security and how is it defined?

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20 Feb 2018
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