Food shortages could hit within days of no-deal Brexit

Graham Hughes, a travel writer, has been stockpiling food for months in anticipation of a "no-deal" Brexit.

London (CNN)As the prospect of a no-deal Brexit looms, a food and drinks industry body has warned that shortages could hit within days of Britain's departure from the European Union on March 29.

"We could see the random disappearance of products and well-known brands from shelves because supply has been interrupted," Ian Wright, the CEO of the UK Food and Drink Federation, told CNN.
"We won't run out of food, but you will find that your favorite brands are sometimes in short or no supply."
Wright says it's important that food retailers are prepared, but it's not yet time for shoppers to start hoarding supplies.
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