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SFT joins farming and environment coalition to call for vital safeguards in the Agriculture Bill

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The Agriculture Bill, which will govern the way England is farmed for many years, is going through its final stages in the House of Commons this afternoon. The Sustainable Food Trust welcomes the many good things in the Bill but has serious concerns about its deficiencies, as set out in our press release. In a historic coalition between farming, environmental and animal welfare organisations, convened by the NFU, we signed a joint letter to all 650 MPs calling for vital safeguards to be included in the Agriculture Bill.

Such safeguards are essential to ensure that the food we import in any potential trade deals meets the same high standards of animal welfare and environmental protection as is expected of UK

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