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In a recent memo on the state of the Brexit talks, the EU's Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has warned that he does not want a "food scandal there in a few years", suggesting the EU has yet to agree to waive checks on supermarket suppliers.

J Sainsbury and Marks & Spencer have warned that certain lines of meat, fish and dairy products may be restricted because of the checks that will be imposed on food and animals entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain from 1 January.

Brexit prospects for UK agri-food trade

by Oui on Fri Nov 13th, 2020 at 06:49:36 AM EST
Newton Emerson has been acting almost like a PR agent for the dominant supermarket chains in N. Ireland, who route all their goods through distribution centres in Britain and don't want to have to make any adjustments post Brexit - as much of the rest of Irish businesses have had to do. For them N. Ireland really is just an adjunct to Britain as far as the multi-nationals are concerned, and that is exactly the way unionists like it.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Nov 13th, 2020 at 09:46:56 AM EST
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