whatever the circumstances, there is no way we should be expected to accept chemically enhanced food to enable the suppliers to make a larger profit. The demands, set out in ACRE's Rural Manifesto, are aimed at improving the "Health, wealth and access for the millions of people who live in the countryside." Should just like to say, in the 2016 Referendum, farmers voted for Brexit, did they not? The nesting brings an abundance of bird feces splattered on and behind shutters, on windows and homes, entryways, driveways and sidewalks, as well as vehicles year … We have enough problems trying to find a vaccine and treatment drugs for Covid, without having to eat imported foodstuffs full of hormones and antibiotics. Support your local farmers, say no to potentially contaminated meatd processed the American way. Farmers deserve to be treated with respect and gratitude! Insects? The problem with the US is minimal labelling, so people will just see a cheaper price and not the reasons that cheaper price exists. From sea & land to plate. Farmers in the UK work hard to steward our countryside and meet justifiably stringent guidelines with regard to treatment of animals and crops. The many farmers who voted for Brexit (or rather those who are misguided enough still to think it's a good idea) really don't deserve sympathy- but this petition does! Make a difference by starting your petition today. But they're only able to do this if they can compete fairly with the rest of world. The debate has been triggered by an online petition that has attracted the required number of clicks and comes just 4 years after a similar debate saw the case for banning grouse shooting totally dissected by MPs. The easiest way to share our petition is by sharing the link on your preferred social media platform. Find out more on how we use cookies and how you can change … The British Government should support the British Farmer and NOT sell out the British Farmers to Donald Trump and the US. This government is reneging in its promise of not reducing food standards. Our food and nutrition is our first line of defense for our health and immune systems. I'm sorry but many farmers supported Brexit, while we were shouting about the EU standards being lost and that this would happen. On October 20, Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special judge KM Emrul Kayes had granted bail to the online news portal editor-in-chief in connection with … Please use the link above to reset your password. Its very sad but the Conservative government does not care about food or husbandry standards, just the neoliberal project to allow the free market to do what it wants at any cost, including our health, animal welfare and environmental protection. Yet another mismanaged issue by this government, All imported goods should meet\comply with British standards.Support British farmers and fishermen. The British Farming community has not missed a beat during the C19 pandemic..!! Let's all but our own food, foster jobs and retain the standards, I voted for Brexit, mainly to support British farmers and British fishermen and I definitely don’t want to eat imported meat which has been treated in any way with chemicals. I am hoping that if any chlorinated chicken does make its way into our supermarkets that it will be clearly marked as to its origin, that is, the USA, & that way we can all Not Buy It & not fall for chlorinated industrialised farmed chicken just because its cheaper. This government appears unconcerned for the UK's future food security and welfare of the stock farmed in our countries. Find out how a UK Food Standards Commission would ensure that food imports would meet high standards of production, environmental protection and animal welfare. In short, they were deceived. They have lied to us and broken their manifesto guarantees. We were also given assurances that the food we bought in our shops would be of the same high standard as that sold in 2016. You can contact them by calling . The UK government are not being patriotic to British farmers and instead backing Trump. Organic meat is more expensive but doesnt shrink because it's not full of water. We should be increasing standards, not decreasing them. Arpine Khnkoyan 0 Comments. Wildlife? Not good at that , more interested in keeping inflation down with cheap food, We need to support our own industry & give farmers & fishermen the right to be able to earn a living feeding our own country first, then export any surplus. Having problems logging in? A local campaign to fight predatory developers. Since lockdown I have begun to buy all dairy and meat via local farming. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. American agro products are welcome to come to the UK only if thwy can meet the standard here. Inferior products from badly treated US animals should not be allowed into the UK. Think! Nothing less. Cornish farmers need our support especially in the essential move away from industrial scale animal production which is not the way forward. Put animals and people first. vital to maintain highest standards of food production. We ask that you support this petition to prevent cruelty to animals, and ask Welcome to Yorkshire to cancel the Countryside Alliances membership. Right click or tap on an image to save it your device. (This Petition originally asked for all the long bypass options to be rejected: with the 15 Oct 2020 announcement of Grey as Preferred Route, this has … Our petitions are mentioned in the media every day, so creating a petition is a great way to get noticed by the public and the decision makers. To sign the petition … Let's do our best to support our farmers and stop these horrible dangerous imports before they arrive and pollute our food chain. Share far and wide with your friends and family. Two instantly. To do so is to risk our health and insult our farmers. Red Tractor is the minimum we should expect...but we should aim higher as it's not always as good as you'd think for animal welfare. How can we survive without continuing membership of the single market? Always buy Scottish/British food, meat etc. There hasn’t been any updates on any new trade deals secured to replace those already in place through the UK membership of EU - are there any deals already signed and how do they compare? To ensure your food comes from the required source you need to be inquisitive. What do we think we're doing? Let’s be the best producer in the world by keeping our standards higher than the rest. Farmers markets, organic, don’t eat supermarket ready meals anyway and no I’m not rich, I’m barely on the real living wage, every penny counts but my health and the well being of animals count more. The sooner that proper well paid, full time jobs once again become part of Cornwall's economy the better, and farming and food production can play a big part in that revival. Do you want the food you eat to continue to be produced to the world leading standards you’ve come to expect, even in the toughest global circumstances? Let's get started! Brexit & a lying shameful cabinet are already going back on promises on just about everything allowing the US low standards of farming & animal welfare in the back door - Who is surprised I can hold my head high I didnt fall for the lies but will do what I can to support British & EU farming & animal welfare standards. Support our farmers and growers and insist we stick to the highest standard for food and environment. We will all try our best to buy British, but I fear that those farmers who supported Brexit wanted to be free of those regulations and will adopt some of the practices from the US. We are going to be completely 'sold down the river'! Substandard food is a slow poison which endangers health and wellness. Food sourced in the U.K. is so much better for us and the environment. We jump through hoops to be 'Red Tractored'! Promote British food along with the supermarkets that sell mainly British produce not cheaper substandard imported produce. British farmers produce our food to some of the highest standards in the world and aspire to be net zero by 2040.If you want to ensure that we don't import food into the UK which is produced in ways that would be illegal here, sign our petition https://www.countrysideonline.co.uk/back-british-farming/back-british-farming-our-latest-activity/food-standards-petition/, There has never been a more important time to think about the food on your plate.We're urging Government to ensure that all food eaten in the UK – whether in our homes, schools, hospitals, restaurants or from shops – is produced in a way that matches the high standards of UK farmers. Password. we need to hold on to the highest food standards + even improve animal welfare - bowing to US pressure would be another huge mistake. Add your voice! As world leaders in the quality of food produced we can and should promote the highest standards, ever mindful that humanity is entrusted with the responsibility of taking care of this planet / home. Share on Facebook. Are you willing to do this? Know where your food comes from. More than one million people signed the NFU’s food standards petition demonstrating the value people place on British food and farming’s high standards of animal welfare and environmental protection. They deserve our recognition. We need to avoid a trade deal with US that forces standards and labelling down. Rubbish. Here at Countryside, we champion food, farming and rural life and are part of the wider NFU which represents over 47,000 British farmers. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. This is our chance. I can't believe the government is considering to compromise on the food and welfare standards. The UK is however going to lower standards with their negotiations with the US. I know several US Americans Who are vegetarians in the US due to the poor standards of the meat but not when they come to Europe. I buy locally, from people I trust, and who can tell me, in detail, about the origins of the food I buy. The USA has a massive backlog of animals of all species as several large meat plants have been closed due to COVID 19 outbreaks amongst the staff We already imported inferior goods before brexit,just use common sense and buy british when ever possible! Always buy locally sourced food as quality its is of the highest standards. Government have sold us down the river. LNG is natural gas that has been cooled to a liquid state, about -260° F. The purpose for this facility would be to take natural gas from the pipeline that runs through … The choice is stark - US or EU.