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Crop Rot Fever in the UK Press
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February 09, 2018, 03:19 PM
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From The Guardian:

Lack of migrant workers left food rotting in UK fields last year, data reveals

Exclusive: Brexit fears and falling pound left fruit and vegetable farms short of more than 4,000 workers, with senior MPs warning of a crisis

Damian Carrington Environment editor

@dpcarrington Fri 9 Feb 2018 09.46 EST Last modified on Fri 9 Feb 2018 14.11 EST

Mouldy strawberries

Fruit and vegetable farms across the UK were left short of thousands of migrant workers in 2017, leaving some produce to rot in the fields and farmers suffering big losses.

In case you are interested, I explained the mechanics of how growers’ PR firms plant these kinds of perennial scare stories in the gullible press back in 2006 in VDARE.

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