By John Smith • 25 June 2020 • 17:03
Caption: Chlorinated chicken can cluck off
Credit: Don Barrett flickr
THERE are suggestions that in order to secure a trade deal with the USA that the British government will reverse the decision not to allow imports of chlorinated chicken and hormone-injected beef.
Trade Secretary Liz Truss hasn’t denied this but did tell MPs that food standards will not be lowered to secure new deals.
In the meantime, a National Farmers Union petition calling for the ban of these products has attracted more than one million signatures and the new CEO of Waitrose has said it won’t stock them.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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