September 20, 2018 / 8:06 AM / 7 months ago

Britain's Fox planning to scrap EU food standards - Business Insider

Sept 20 (Reuters) - British trade minister Liam Fox is planning to scrap European food standards in order to pave the way for a trade deal with the United States after Brexit, Business Insider reported on Thursday.

Fox wants to alter food standards through the trade bill, Business Insider reported, citing sources

In a statement to Business Insider, a British government spokesperson denied that the bill would be used to lower standards. (Reporting by Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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