The gift that keeps on giving.
"EU and UK officials are in last-minute talks to avoid a potential two-way ban on a wide range of foods including sausages, mince and prepared meals moving between Great Britain and the island of Ireland next year, RTÉ News has learned.
Under EU rules, there are restrictions of certain meat products from outside the European Union.
Such products would therefore be prohibited from entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain, as it will still be operating EU food safety rules from 1 January under the Northern Ireland Protocol.
However, the UK has indicated it will, in turn, apply reciprocal restrictions on such foods coming from Ireland."
I knew GB food HAS to be frozen cos the UK left the SM, so NI will stick to EU food standards, but since GB won't any GB to NI trade has to follow EU rules.
But now they also want have EU rules on ALL food coming into GB.
Westminster voted down farming protections for farmers though it's all chat about "no chlorine chicken" but in reality, they aren't really protecting the full standards.
So I am quite confused, unless it is a dick move to try to get Ireland to be nice. Which is going to not go down too well...