Food, beer, toys, medical kit. Why is Britain running out of everything?

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Media Type: Article - Recent

Date of Publication: August 29

Year of Publication: 2021

Publication City: London, UK

Publisher: The Guardian News & Media Ltd.

Author(s): Tom Wall , Phillip Inman

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Poor pay and conditions for HGV drivers and the loss of many thousands of EU workers are plunging the UKs supply chain into crisis.

Gaps on supermarket shelves. Fast food outlets pulling milkshakes and bottled drinks from their menus. Restaurants running out of chicken and closing. Empty vending machines. Online grocery orders full of substitutions. Fruit and vegetables rotting in the fields.

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