Quarantine measures may lead to shortage of fruit pickers in Britain

Food producers urge ministers to rethink immigration bill and coronavirus curbsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageQuarantine restrictions aimed at preventing overseas visitors bringing in new cases of Covid-19 and the government’s controversial immigration bill could lead to shortages of workers to harvest vegetable crops and pick fruit, representatives of the UK’s food producers have said.Industry leaders called for ministers to think carefully before bringing in rules that would make it harder for seasonal and migrant workers to enter the UK to take up jobs in fields, farms and food processing plants. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/may/19/quarantine-shortage-fruit-pickers-immigration-bill-coronavirus-britain