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New: Labelling has emerged as another big headache for the UK ahead of the end of Brexit transition

Business groups say the deadline for producing packaging needed to legally export food has already passed

They're still waiting for government guidance…
Whitehall sources & biz figures say labelling is one of the most complex elements of Brexit preparation

GB food exporters still don't know what packaging they'll use from January — both for the EU and Northern Ireland

Gov says it'll publish guidance ASAP…
What could in mean in practice?

On January 1 GB businesses don't have the right labels to legally move food to into the EU and to Northern Ireland

Border disruption, businesses lose lots of £££

There's real concern about potential food shortages in NI…
"Labelling isn’t something that you can fudge. It has to be exact..." warns @MichaelAodhan

@NIfoodanddrink says "it just will not be possible" to be ready for Jan 1

The @Foodanddrinkfed says businesses need at least 12 months to adjust, not several weeks…
Labour's shadow NI minister @karinsmyth says the government "urgently" needs to provide businesses with info it needs to get to work on new food packaging

But as is often the case at the moment, they're probably not going to get it until late in the day…
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