Its the same way people fill their cars with petrol when theres a shortage.
The prospect of a no-deal Brexit increased on Monday after the Commons Speaker John Bercow ruled the Government could not bring Theresa Mays deal back for a third meaningful vote unless there were substantial changes.
The tweet, in which Ms East said she was gently mocking her 58-year-old husband, an IT director, attracted hundreds of comments and likes online.
She added the reaction on Twitter was not always positive, with other users giving her a hard time about the cost of the food and suggesting she was causing a sense of panic.
Were a family of five, we have big shopping lists, she said.
Im the last person to try to create a panic. Were just keeping all of the bases covered.