Gove manners out imports of US chlorine chicken

The issue has taken centre theatre amid fears that Britain competence have to relax food standards to secure trade deals after it leaves the European Union.

News reports pronounced in new days that the Government was separate over the issue.

Mr Gove was asked either US chlorinated duck would be allowed in Britain as partial of a future deal.

“No. we have finished it ideally clear, and indeed this is something on which all members of the Government are agreed, that we are not going to intermix the high animal gratification standards, or the high environmental standards, in office of any trade deal,” he told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.

Michael Gove is returning to the Cabinet as Environment Secretary
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Michael Gove has waded into the US duck row

This week Trade Secretary Liam Fox was criticised for dismissing the issue of chlorinated duck as “a fact at the very end-stage of one zone of a intensity free trade agreement” with the US.

During a outing to Washington for talks with US trade representatives, Dr Fox pronounced there was “no health issue” with the controversial practice, but pronounced it was “too early” to criticism on the specifics of a free trade agreement.

In his interview, Mr Gove sought to urge his colleague’s comments.

“The Trade Secretary utterly rightly forked out that of march this issue is critical but we mustn’t combine just on this one issue when we demeanour at the outrageous intensity that a trade understanding can bring,” he said.

But Labour seized on the apparent difference within the Government.

Shadow sourroundings secretary Sue Hayman pounded what she called a “casual and unsuitable opinion towards the importing of chlorinated chicken”.

“Theresa May must put an finish to the inner irregularity in her Cabinet and set the record true by publicly ancillary British ornithology farmers and committing to strengthen the British open from poor food furnish in a race-to-the-bottom Brexit,” she said.


Trade Minister Liam Fox and a duck bred in California

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What would a UK-US trade understanding demeanour like?

This week, the House of Lords Energy and Environment sub-committee warned that animal gratification standards could be undermined if post-Brexit trade deals left UK farmers competing against less-regulated unfamiliar rivals.

As an EU member, Britain is not free to determine trade deals with any third parties, but distinguished a trade understanding with the US will be a top priority after Britain leaves the confederation in Mar 2019.

Dr Fox’s outing to Washington was directed at scheming the belligerent for a future deal, and he goes to Mexico next. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has trafficked to Australia.

The use of soaking duck carcasses in chlorinated water is finished to kill any germ on the beef after massacre as good as to revoke the risk of decay from the bird’s digestive tract.

The use is widespread in the US but has been banned in the EU given 1997. Brussels allows soaking only with cold air or water.

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