Scottish fishermen turn to food banks as Covid-19 devastates industry

Scottish fishermen turn to food banks as Covid-19 devastates industry Crisis destroys foreign sales of shellfish and supermarkets close fish counters causing slump during traditional Easter boom periodCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScottish fishermen are turning to food banks and welfare organisations, as the coronavirus crisis has led to plummeting demand for seafood, leaving many unable to work to feed their families.Worst-hit are lobster and crab fishermen in Scotland’s south-east and west coasts, according to the Fishermen’s Mission, a Christian welfare charity. Staff at the charity have also identified “pockets of need” in Shetland and as far south as Newlyn in Cornwall. This comes just before the Easter… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/10/scottish-fishermen-turn-to-food-banks-as-covid-19-devastates-industry