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10.07.2012

Dairy farmers demonstrate in Brussels: Milk overflow causing prices to plummet!

Overproduction on the European milk markets is leading to a dramatic fall in milk prices, and is likely to directly precipitate the next milk crisis. Hundreds of dairy farmers attached to the European Milk Board have come to Brussels today to demonstrate in front of the European Parliament building.

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Newsletter September online!

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