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Stark Choice’: Britain Will Import 50% Of Food By 2040, Farmers Union Warns – 24 February 2015

RT logoThe UK will be importing more than half of its food supplies within a decade due to a growing population and stagnating farm productivity, farming leaders have warned.

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) said the UK’s falling levels of self-sufficiency would leave the population exposed to changeable prices and shortages.

Speaking at their annual conference Tuesday, the union called on politicians to invest in a more sustainable farming future for Britain and create a higher level of independence.

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