Chlorinated chicken: Surge in campaign donations from US poultry lobby as Trump pushes for Brexit trade deal with UK

There has been a surge in political campaign contributions from the US poultry industry since the UK voted for Brexit.The industry has poured more than $30 million into political campaigns since 2016, more than three times the amount in the previous presidential election cycle.Opponents of Boris Johnson’s government fear that a Brexit trade deal with Trump would lead to chlorinated chicken, and other EU banned products such as hormone-injected beef, flooding into UK markets.The US government is keen for Britain to relax its trade rules in order to secure a post-Brexit trade deal.US food industry lobbyists tell Business Insider that “protectionism” in the UK must come to an end.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.LONDON – Political campaign donations from the US poultry industry

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