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brits weigh in on brexit’s implications for UK food security

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Our verdict is sober. Brexit looks likely to mean destabilisation just when we need to focus on pressing issues like food’s impact on climate change and obesity. In the short term, a weaker pound means imports cost more. And the UK’s food system is already pretty vulnerable to shock.

-The UK’s Food Research Collaborative on the findings of their publications, specifically the pun-y Food, the UK, and the EU: Brexit or Bremain?

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