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17:50 2021-01-13

Fresh seafood exports from Scotland to EU halted until 18 January

Export firms point to post-Brexit delays around health certificates, IT systems and missing customs papersDeliveries of fresh Scottish seafood to the EU have been halted until 18 January, after post-Brexit problems with health checks, IT systems and customs documents caused a huge backlog.Scottish fishing has been plunged into crisis, as lorry-loads of live seafood and fresh fish – from salmon to monkfish and langoustines – destined for shops and restaurants in France, Spain and other countries have been rejected because they are taking too long to arrive.

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