Villiers hints at green non-regression with chlorinated chicken pledge

Environment secretary Theresa Villiers has pledged to uphold EU food standards after Brexit, saying the government would not succumb to pressure to allow imports of hormone-treated beef and chlorinated chicken as part of a free trade deal with the US.

by Simon Pickstone
Environment secretary Theresa Villiers leaves Downing Street after the first cabinet meeting of 2020. Photograph: Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Environment secretary Theresa Villiers leaves Downing Street after the first cabinet meeting of 2020. Photograph: Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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