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Newton Emerson: Unlike the 1970s, our system will struggle to cope with post-Brexit food supply interruptions

Unlike in the 1970s, supermarkets do not keep large supplies of food in their stores
My parents had their little supermarket prepared for anything the 1970s could throw at it: a generator, storm lanterns and crank-handle tills for interruptions to the power supply; and a store four ti[...]

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