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Dover port chaos: UK food shortage to continue for DAYS despite French border reopening

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The UK may face food shortages despite the border with France reopening, the British Retail Consortium said.

Andrew Opie, the group’s director of food and sustainability, said: “It is good news for consumers as the French borders have now reopened, however it is essential that lorries get moving across the border as quickly as possible.

“Until the backlog is cleared and supply chains return to normal, we anticipate issues with the availability of some fresh goods.”

This comes after several countries in Europe and around the world closed their borders to the UK due to the a new virulent strain of coronavirus.

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