No-deal Brexit ‘would stop British farming exports for six months’

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No-deal Brexit ‘would stop British farming exports for six months’

National Farmers Union warns of ‘catastrophic’ wait to be approved as an EU food supplier if no deal struck

The National Farmers Union has warned of “catastrophic” consequences for the industry if there is no Brexit deal, after being warned by the EU that the UK faces a six-month wait to be certified as an approved third-country supplier.

This will be a major setback to the food and drink sector, where exports to the EU are worth £13.2bn a year.

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