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Government officials planning food supplies said the tea situation would be "very serious" after a nuclear war.
"It would be wrong to consider that even 1oz per head per week could be ensured," they stated.
The papers were released under the Freedom of Information Act by the National Archives at Kew.
Heart and health
The documents said a nuclear conflict would result in the loss of three-quarters of tea stocks...
...the tea situation would be "very serious" after a nuclear war."
...the warehouses didn't actually store tea at all...
...135 civil servants and military personnel to survive a sustained nuclear attack
Originally posted by stumason
Shows the Government has their priorities in order. I for one am glad that in the event of Thermonuclear War, HM's Government will strive to make sure that our Tea supply is safe. I couldn't imagine life without my 10 cups a day...
Could tea even be a "vice"??