The survey showed that there was little knowledge among consumers of the EU having a role in making food law. Only 42% felt protected by current food law and horse meat has reduced confidence. Around three-quarters preferred food law to be made by the UK, with only 11% preferring the EU. When given further information about EU food law the number preferring EU law doubled.
Perceived advantages of UK law included more direct control, that the UK governments have better understanding of UK needs and that UK standards are higher. Perceived advantages of food law being made in the EU included consistency and common standards.
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