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COVID-19 and food supply examined

01 June 2020

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines panic buying in supermarkets in March, the  relationship between food suppliers and retailers, and the rise in food prices seen by consumers.

Witnesses

Friday 5 June, virtual meeting

At 9.30am

  • Andrew Opie, Director of Food and Sustainability, British Retail Consortium
  • James Lowman, Chief Executive, Association of Convenience Stores

The session is also likely to focus on access to food for those shielding, self-isolating or vulnerable, as well as the safety of key workers in shops and supermarkets.

Further information

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