The comments made by George Eustice, the Secretary of State for the Environment, on 4 December 2021.
Today’s great news follows years of negotiations and builds on the success in securing the resumption of UK beef exports to the US. UK lamb is renowned for its high quality, food safety and welfare standards. Millions of US consumers will now be able to enjoy British lamb as early as next year.
The US market for lamb is growing as consumer trends change and there are now new opportunities for farmers and meat processors in this market.