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Liam Fox planning to scrap EU food standards - Business Insider

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Liam Fox planning to scrap EU food standards - Business Insider

Liam Fox planning to scrap EU food standards - Business Insider
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(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 https://read.bi/2ODxe6p.

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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