GMB hosts accused of ‘scaremongering’ as they gag eating ‘no-deal Brexit food’

The Good Morning Britain presenters have been accused of ‘scaremongering’ over Brexit .

The hosts tucked into packets of freeze-dried food, claiming we may be forced to eat it if a no-deal Brexit leads to a food shortage.

Charlotte Hawkins was disgusted as she opened up her salmon and broccoli pasta and shouted: "Seriously – that’s never food."

While weather reporter Laura Tobin looked like she was going to be sick as she gagged after smelling her macaroni cheese.

Furious Good Morning Britain viewers claimed the presenters were ‘playing on fear’ as they slammed the ‘ridiculous’ segment.


Ben Shephard actually seemed to enjoy his chilli con carne, while Kate Garraway said hers tasted "delicious".

Making a U-turn after some initial hesitation, Ben said: Despite my initial reaction, which was a bit twisted, it’s got a nice bit of kick this. I could do this."

Showbiz reporter Richard Arnold did not look impressed, although he did admit he wasn’t feeling great after a few beers last night.


Charlotte wanted to swap, but still looked horrified when she lifted up some of the macaroni cheese on her fork.

"Oh Charlotte that looks really grim," admitted Kate.

Later in the show there was a debate on whether we should be stockpiling packet and tinned food in case of a food shortage on March 29.

Furious Good Morning Britain viewers took to Twitter to slam the show.

One viewer said: "I have NEVER seen or heard of ANYTHING so ridiculous in all my life, We are not aiming for Armageddon!!!!!"

"This is blatant profiteering playing on fear absolutely shameful on MS," added another.

A third said: "What a waste of time this was a waste of time. Are GMB joining in with the project fear mark 2 it looks like it."

*Good Morning Britain airs weekdays on ITV at 6am

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