Pig carcasses hang in the back of a truck© Tim Scrivener
A hard Brexit would be catastrophic for the EU beef and pigmeat sectors, costing a combined €4.7bn (£4.1bn), the European Livestock and Meat Trades Union (UECBV) has warned. The union has released a 30-page report – Crisis: The EU Meat Industry in a Hard Brexit scenario – analysing what could happen if Britain left the EU without a negotiated trade deal. The report suggested export costs would spiral because of additional custom checks, tariff barriers and health inspections. Those extra […]
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