Britain to delay some post-Brexit border controls due to Covid crisis

Brexit minster says timetable has been delayed due to ‘longer-lasting impacts’ of pandemic on businesses

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Brexit controls on food and animal products that were due to come into effect in January are being postponed until July 2022 because of the potential impact on businesses, the British government has announced.

It is also delaying paperwork required from 1 October for imports of food and animal products including dairy, eggs, honey and composite products such as lasagne and pepperoni pizza.

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