As we all know now, we have been told to eat Turnips due to food shortages.
Therese Coffey was the one who told the House of Commons that the root vegetable will fill the gap left by, well, other fruit and veg.
Coffey the turnip?
Well, on GMB the president of the National Farming Union (NFU) explained that the turnip is not even in season right now!
She smirked, and replied: “Turnip season is actually earlier on, it’s sort of more in the autumn than right now, so a parsnip might have been –”
Reid then said: “So was the environment secretary wrong to say, ‘Never mind what you can’t buy, buy the turnips’?”
She explained: ″I think it showed an unfortunate disregard for the huge challenge that we’re facing into.
“People rightly expect to be able to buy salad all year round and we can produce so much more here – having left the EU, it’s absolutely vital that we have a change in approach and that we do invest in growers in our own country.”
“So the environment secretary got her farming vegetable schedule wrong,” the presenter then concluded with.
Here you go!