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CFA is a member of the SPS Certification Working Group, which is made up of food and feed trade associations, hauliers, farmers and veterinary and environmental health professional organisations, working together to minimise post-Brexit trade friction in Export Health Certificate (EHC)/SPS products between GB and the EU/NI by identifying issues and proposing solutions to Government and its Agencies.

The total value to the UK economy of the members of the Working Group is well in excess of £100bn per annum.

Download the Working Group’s June 2021 Report: Minimising Friction in SPS Trade

Members of the SPS Certification Working Group include:

Agricultural Industries Confederation
Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
Association of Independent Meat Suppliers
British Frozen Food Federation
British Meat Processors Association
British Poultry Council
British Veterinary Association
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Chilled Food Association
Cold Chain Federation
Council for Responsible Nutrition UK
Dairy UK
Fresh Produce Consortium
Foodchain and Biomass Renewables Association
Health Food Manufacturers Association
International Meat Trade Association
National Farmers Union of England and Wales
Pet Food Manufacturers Association
Proprietary Association of Great Britain
Provision Trade Federation
Rice Association
Road Haulage Association
Specialist Cheesemakers Association
UK Flour Millers

 

Download the Working Group’s June 2021 Report: Minimising Friction in SPS Trade

See 10 June 2021 SPS Certification WG press announcement

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