No Ham Allowed – Dutch Officials Confiscate Sandwiches

Dutch officials have been filmed confiscating a ham sandwiches following Brexit

Dutch TV network NPO filmed Dutch customs patrols explaining to arrivals that they cannot take meat or dairy products into the EU following the UK’s exit from the Union.

Border officials in the Netherlands were filmed confiscated ham sandwiches and other food items from UK travellers due to post-Brexit rules.

One driver who arrived by ferry at the Hook of Holland sea port was left bemused after being told he would lose his ham sandwiches. The man asked whether he can “take off the meat and you leave me the bread?” But a border guard responded: “No, everything will be confiscated. Welcome to the Brexit, sir. I’m sorry.”

New arrangements for UK travellers in the EU came into force when the Brexit transition period ended on December 31, 2020.