THIS CONSULTATION IS OPEN UNTIL 5 MARCH 2021
NFU farmer and grower members are being urged to get involved in the Red Tractor consultation on how its standards should look across the six farming sectors.
Red Tractor is seeking input from across industry at this critical time for British food standards. The consultation will close on 5 March and be finalised for rollout from November 2021.
NFU Deputy President Stuart Roberts said: “The NFU is calling for all farmer and grower members to contribute to the Red Tractor standards consultation to ensure they have their say. It’s vital that farmers voice their opinion and continue to influence the continuing standard of assurance that the Red Tractor provides.
“Now more than ever, we need to ensure that our standards on food, whether for animal welfare, food safety or environmental protection, meet the needs of both farmers and the public.
“The NFU commodity boards will be discussing the Red Tractor proposals and how they impact the different farming sectors and we encourage all our farmer and grower members to engage with us to help shape our response to this important consultation.”
The NFU will be gathering members' views to help shape and inform its response to the consultation. If members would like to contribute to this, they can feed in their views via regional offices and regional sector boards.
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