The EU has warned Britain it faces a ‘bloodbath’ from the public and farmers that makes it easier for cheap food to be imported from the US under a new trade deal.
EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan said ‘hormone beef’ and ‘chlorine chicken’ – produced in the United States which has lower food standards – would face a backlash if they arrived on British store shelves.
Hormone-treated beef and chlorine washed chicken are currently banned in Britain under European food standard rules.
He slammed Trade Secretary Liam Fox for pushing to include food in any US-UK trade deal after Brexit.
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