The Trump administration will “try and force” Britain to apply American standards in return for a trade deal after Brexit, demanding major concessions including the import of hormone-treated US beef and chlorine-washed chickens, according to the former UK ambassador in Washington.

Sir Peter Westmacott, who served between 2012 and 2016, warned that the US is “playing hardball” and would demand that the UK ditches European standards in favour of Washington’s — especially in the highly sensitive agricultural sector — in order to secure a prized post-Brexit trade deal, something which could do “serious damage” to Britain’s farming industry

via Trump will ‘force’ UK government to accept hormone beef and chlorinated chicken after Brexit – AOL News

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Trump will ‘force’ UK government to accept hormone beef and chlorinated chicken after Brexit – AOL News

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