Spilled Milk—Dairy Farmers Protest in Brussels
A huge fall in milk prices is leading to panicked behavior from dairy farmers. Yesterday, we heard England's woes concerning a possible milk disturbance during the Olympics. Today, Brussels is crying over spilled milk.
European dairy farmers' anger over low milk prices spilled into Brussels with a mass protest outside the European Parliament.
The European Milk Board (EMB), which represents 100,000 dairy farmers across the EU, is calling for a programme of voluntary reductions in production which would allow producers to cut milk output by up to 25% of the
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