Keep watching, listening and contacting your MP to ensure trade deals currently being negotiated aren’t damaging for our wellbeing and, in particular, damaging to our children’s health for decades to come. We need to Save Our Standards!
We have already featured a couple of articles, detailed below, about legislation and trade deals that will affect the standards of the food imported into the UK:
But we need to keep vigilant to ensure this legislation doesn’t ‘slip in through the back door’ especially as our focus is directed towards the pandemic and other aspects of BREXIT.
Jamie Oliver has launched a new campaign which highlights how trade deals currently being negotiated will impact on the food on our plates for years to come.
This short video features, Jamie, Joe wicks, Anita Rani, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Tim Siadatan, Rebecca Morgan, Tasha Mhakayakora, Kate Quilton, Chetna Makan, Jason Atherton, Jimmy Doherty, Gennaro Contaldo, Jeremy Lee and Cyrus Todiwala.
These celebrities may have more impact than we do as individuals, but collectively it is the British public that has the biggest voice and the most power. As individuals who care about food, sustainability and our health and wellbeing, we can’t afford to be complacent.