The food industry of Britain has endangered to stop support to the government, due to the harmful effects and risk of a no-deal Brexit in a new clash. With more than 30 heads of various trade associations stating that focus should be on the most likely outcome of the continuing crisis over the period of less than 50 days.
In a recent news it was announced by leading fast food chain Mac Donald’s and KFC that they might have to depart without an agreement might lead to significant disturbances to their supply chains. Airbus (EADSF) mentioned that it will have to readdress future investment in case of any fallout.
The environment secretary Michael Gove has been informed that they are unable to respond to non-Brexit related policies. Also in the event of government asking to move ahead with these consultations and will be considered as a sign of bad faith leading to denial by many organizations.
The letter has been signed by the stakeholders of various organizations like food and drink federation, the Potato Processors association, National farmers Union, and National association of Cider Manufacturers. The request outlines the anger of the industry chiefs over the various terms of the UK departure.
The letter mentioned that in less than 50 days the UK would leave the European Union and they would by default sign a withdrawal agreement. The executives mentioned that at this moment of possible crisis for the industry, it would be difficult to have “business as usual” attitude.
Within the probable consultations that various food and drink sector superiors need it to be delayed is the scheme of return deposit, which is a consistent national collection service. Proposals for tax and plastic items possessing less than 30% recycled content and an action plan on sustainable use of pesticides.
The UK economy has shrunk to 0.4% as Brexit uncertainty continues and it has been advised that it’s time to admit that UK is not ready for Brexit. The immigration plan that government is planning to implement will cost the employers more than 1 billion pounds.
A fortnight ago some of the UK’s biggest retailers like Asda, J Sainsbury and Marks and Spencer mentioned that in the event of no deal, it would undermine the food industry supply chain and threaten the food security of country. Furthermore, the head of agricultural industries confederation, the British Frozen Food Federation, the British Coffee Association, the British Meat Processors Association are some of the people who signed the letter.