British farmers take cows into supermarket for milk prices protest
LONDON — A group of farmers brought two of their cows to their local Asda supermarket in Stafford in the West Midlands Sunday, in protest at the price paid for their milk.
Some 70 campaigners led the pair of heifers up and down the aisles to the dairy section, where the farmers began clearing the shelves of milk to raise awareness of low prices – something that’s been happening up and down the country this summer.
Drawing attention to the current price for four pints of milk at the branch of Walmart-owned Asda, 89 pence, one farmer insisted: “We cannot afford to sell milk at this price.” Read more…
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