London (CNN) — A Dutch television network filmed information about border officials seizing food, including meat sandwiches, from travelers entering the Netherlands from the UK, which was blamed on post-Brexit regulations.
A driver wrapped a sandwich in tin foil and asked him if he could keep the bread and put down the meat, but an official told him: “No, everything will be confiscated. Sir, welcome to Brexit, sorry.”
The British government warns drivers that they cannot bring “animal-derived products” (such as products containing meat or milk, such as ham and cheese sandwiches) between the UK and the EU to guide transporters and commercial drivers. European Union.
Television shows that border officials confiscated sandwiches.
The guide reads: “Drivers going to the European Union should pay attention to other restrictions on personal imports of goods.” It added: “If you carry prohibited items in your luggage, vehicles or people, you need to use them at the border or before the border, and consume Or dispose of these items.”
Border staff told NPO 1 that once the coronavirus restrictions are lifted, the influx of passengers may cause the waiting time for immigrants to increase.
“Now, as you can see, the size is small now, we only had 30 cars this morning,” Rien de Ruijter, head of the customs team, told the TV channel.
He added: “Of course we hope that when the Covid measures are cancelled, these numbers will increase, and then the waiting time may also increase. This will definitely cause irritation.”