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Leadsom buoyant on British food prospects

British farmers and food businesses have the opportunity to thrive outside of the European Union, according to the new Environment Secretary. Speaking at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, Andrea Leadsom said she was convinced British farmers, food producers and fishermen “have an even brighter future” outside the EU and were well placed to benefit…
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RSPCA accused of bullying

FARMERS HAVE accused the RSPCA of hypocrisy after they were warned they could lose their valued Freedom Foods status if they supported or allowed badger controls on their land.    In a letter to scheme members, Freedom Food, a wholly owned subsidiary of the RSPCA, claims that, “based on the current science, welfare concerns and…
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