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Here are the latest news stories from FDF. If you are a journalist and would like to be notified when FDF issues a press release, please send an email to: press.office@fdf.org.uk.


11 May 2018

Press Release: FDF response to Defra's 'Health and Harmony: The Future for Food, Farming and the Environment in a Green Brexit' consultation

FDF has responded to Defra consultation on the future domestic Agriculture Policy in England: ‘Health and Harmony: The Future for Food, Farming and the Environment in a Green Brexit More about FDF response to Defra's 'Health and Harmony: The Future for Food, Farming and the Environment in a Green Brexit' consultation


10 May 2018

Press Release: FDF response to House of Lords European Union Committee paper on Brexit: food prices and availability

FDF's response to the House of Lords European Committee paper entitled Brexit: food prices and availability

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25 April 2018

Press Release: Business groups unite to call for post Brexit alignment within the UK on food and nutritional labelling and standards

Three of Scotland's leading business representative groups have united to call for a common regulatory approach within the UK on aspects to do with food labelling and standards More about Business groups unite to call for post Brexit alignment within the UK on food and nutritional labelling and standards


25 April 2018

Press Release: FDF response to Childhood Obesity Letter

FDF's Director of Corporate Affairs, Tim Rycroft, has issued a response to the Childhood Obesity Letter More about FDF response to Childhood Obesity Letter


22 April 2018

Press Release: FDF response to BEIS Committee Report: The impact of Brexit on the processed food and drink sector

FDF's Chief Executive Ian Wright CBE has responsed to the BEIS Committee Report: The impact of Brexit on the processed food and drink sector More about FDF response to BEIS Committee Report: The impact of Brexit on the processed food and drink sector


27 March 2018

Press Release: FDF response to the Migration Advisory Committee

The Food and Drink Federation has released a response to the Migration Advisory Committee interim update report published today More about FDF response to the Migration Advisory Committee


23 March 2018

Press Release: FDF response to today's European Council press conference

FDF Director General Ian Wright CBE has issued a response to today's European Council press conference. More about FDF response to today's European Council press conference


19 March 2018

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to David Davis/Michel Barnier Press Conference

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has issued a response to today's joint press conference between David Davis and Michel Barnier More about Food and Drink Federation response to David Davis/Michel Barnier Press Conference


16 March 2018

Press Release: Rules of origin: Food and drink sector faces hidden hard Brexit

A new report commissioned by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers (NABIM) from Global Counsel has revealed that the UK’s food and drink manufacturing sector could face a hidden ‘hard Brexit’ once the UK leaves the EU as a result of rules of origin. More about Rules of origin: Food and drink sector faces hidden hard Brexit


13 March 2018

Press Release: Food and Drink Federation response to the environmental initiatives in the Spring Statement

Food and Drink Federation response to the environmental initiatives in the Spring Statement More about Food and Drink Federation response to the environmental initiatives in the Spring Statement