Five times food fights have had an impact on trade talks

Five times food fights have had an impact on trade talks
 

Trade talks, tense affairs at the best of times, often get particularly sticky when it comes to food.
When the UK starts to negotiate new trade deals as it leaves the EU in 2019, food will be one of many areas that will need to be addressed.
The ongoing spat over chlorine chicken highlights how tastes and safety practices around the world can differ hugely.
What might seem normal practice in one country can seem problematic elsewhere.
In the US, it is legal to wash chicken carcasses in chlorinated water to kill germs - but this has been banned in the EU since 1997.
UK Environment Secretary... read more

 
27 July 2017 in Business, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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