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About Tim Lang

Tim Lang has been Professor of Food Policy at City University London's Centre for Food Policy since 2002. He has been a consultant to the World Health Organisation, FAO, UNEP and on food security to Chatham House; and special advisor to four House of Commons Select Committee inquiries on food standards, globalisation and obesity. A Commissioner on the UK Government's Sustainable Development Commission (2006-11), he is a member of the Mayor of London's Food Board (2009 – present), and special advisor to the Food Research Collaboration, an inter-University, inter-disciplinary academic collaboration with UK civil society (www.foodresearch.org.uk) which he founded. He is co-author with Erik Millstone and Terry Marsden of the briefing, A Food Brexit: time to get real, July 2017.

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

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We see Liam Fox warming up a US-UK trade deal, while Michael Gove assures consumers that animal welfare and food quality standards are safe in his hands. This doesn’t add up.

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