A tense Brexit debate happened on TalkTV yesterday when a journalist said food shortages weren't impacting war torn Ukraine.
“The reason that we have food shortages in Britain, and that we don’t have food shortages in Spain – or anywhere else in the European Union – is because of Brexit, and also because of this disastrous Conservative government that has no interest in food production, farming or even food supply", she said in a video shared this morning.
Britain's turkey farmers will do their best to ensure Christmas "is as normal as it can be" but shortages are likely, an industry representative has warned.
The UK is facing chaos. With supplies of some key goods becoming scarce, the military have been called in. Is Brexit to blame?
Boris Johnson: petrol crisis and pig cull part of necessary post-Brexit transition [1 min] 03/10/2021
PM’s remarks come as Liz Truss insists it’s the role of business, not ministers, to resolve such problems.
EU's former negotiator Michel Barnier: 'No-one can be surprised' Brexit contributed to fuel crisis 28/09/2021
"Nobody can be surprised. The British government decided to leave the EU, to leave the single market, to leave the customs union. That means mechanic consequences."
Sir Keir Starmer blames fuel 'chaos' on Boris Johnson's 'failure to prepare for Brexit consequences' 28/09/2021
ITV News Political Editor Robert Peston questions Keir Starmer about the fuel crisis and asks how big a role Brexit has played in the chaos seen at forecourts across the country
‘Clear link’ between UK’s exit from EU and shortage of truck drivers, says former negotiator
Thousands of British petrol stations ran out of fuel due to panic buying on Monday, after days of long queues at pumps caused by the lorry driver shortage. Analysts say that, in addition to Covid, the speed of the Brexit process bears a lot of responsibility for the crisis...
"Andrew, you and I know that in 2016 there weren't shortages in the supermarkets, there wasn't fuel rationing" Lord Andrew Adonis told Andrew Castle.
As BP closes sites ... the Road Haulage Association's Rod McKenzie says issues are down to Brexit, the pandemic and a historic shortage 24/09/2021
"#Newsnight was the first TV programme to highlight this in the summer... the government could have acted then." / As BP closes sites due to a lack of lorry drivers, the Road Haulage Association's Rod McKenzie says issues are down to Brexit, the pandemic and a historic shortage
Former Sainsbury’s boss says Brexit will have a bigger impact than Covid on food and drink 17/09/2021
‘In two years’ time you are all going to realise Brexit was bigger news than Covid,’ warns Justin King.
In a video from 2019, Farage says passionately that the food shortages threat is "Project Fear" and "should be utterly, completely, totally, disregarded.”
James O'Brien asks when people will see Brexit downsides, as food trade hits 'crisis point' [3 mins] 18/06/2021
Scotland's food and drink industry is warning of price rises and potential shortages when new Brexit rules on imports come into force in April.
British supermarkets that have stores in Europe are facing supply problems because of post-Brexit rules on exports to the EU. It's affecting fresh produce at 20 Marks and Spencer stores in France, Morrison's in Gibraltar, and a chain of UK supermarkets in Belgium is on the verge of closure with no deliveries since December.
Johnson says he could suspend agreement with EU on goods shipped to Northern Ireland [5 min] 13/01/2021
'to understand why UK ports are going to be chaos ... Here's director of Logistics UK News' [2 mins] 08/12/2020
Coronavirus: UK shops would have suffered food shortages during pandemic without single market, EU says 04/05/2020
Britain 'fortunate' it had not crashed out of bloc when coronavirus struck, Commission says – even as Boris Johnson vows to do just that if necessary.
British Retail Consortium says a no-deal Brexit will result in shortages of fresh food [2 mins] 04/09/2019
“Do you have any explanation at all as to why [Michael Gove] should have said there will be no shortages of fresh food given what you've just told us? / “No.” / The British Retail Consortium says a no-deal Brexit will result in shortages of fresh food.
"There’s about 10 days of food in total ... will lead to gaps on the shelves within a week." 07/08/2019
"There’s about 10 days of food in total. The kind of disruption the government is talking about today… will lead to gaps on the shelves within a week.” / Former Sainsbury’s CEO Justin King tells @Emmabarnett why he thinks we should be worried about a no-deal Brexit
England's Chief Medical Officer has told LBC she is concerned that a no-deal Brexit could mean the NHS cannot get the medicine it needs to save lives.
It comes after serious warning about food supply from supermarkets.