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Climate change could lead to food shortages in the UK say MPs

27 days ago   |   By Wessexfm

The UK's food supply could be at risk as a result of the impact of climate change on agriculture around the world.
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** EMBARGO ** Climate Change And Brexit Could Risk UK's Food Supply, MPs Say

** EMBARGO ** Climate Change And Brexit Could Risk UK's Food Supply, MPs Say

27 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

A failure to act on climate change, coupled with Brexit uncertainty, could risk food supplies, MPs have warned. A report by the Environmental Audit Committee states that people's health could be at risk from the spread of new diseases and heat stress as the climate warms - a situation the NHS is not yet ready to deal with. The document also said the government should promote a reduction in the public's intake of meat and dairy products in a bid to boost environmental and health benefits. Planning authorities should also be able to restrict the number of fast food outlets in their areas in...
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