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“Milk bath” for European Parliament as farmers protest low prices

Monday, November 26th 2012 - 22:11 UTC
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Dairy farmers sprayed thousands of litres of fresh milk at the European Parliament in Brussels on Monday in protest at what they say are excessive milk quotas and prices below the cost of production. Read full article


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  • Pirate Love

    Comment removed by the editor.

    Nov 26th, 2012 - 10:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    I don't understand how they've been allowed to just get on with this.

    The whole place is going to stink until it's washed away.

    Nov 27th, 2012 - 09:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pirate Love

    I apologize for my removed post it was it lacking taste?, not that ive ever tasted it :)

    Come on,Was it really that naughty? it wasnt even full fat, more like semi skimmed :)

    @2 waste of milk, good job isnt wasnt in the height of summer, rancid cheese strings hanging from the windows.
    the farmers smuggled this milk in under the polices nose,
    they call it “past your eyes” milk.

    Nov 27th, 2012 - 10:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    Worst joke in the history of milk related jokes! Your first comment reminded me of the recent Femen demonstration in Paris:

    Nov 27th, 2012 - 10:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pirate Love

    i know its the worst thats why i put it in, it sucks but i couldnt resist it, the voices told me to do it :)

    normally i would say its hot to see a bunch of topless women, but wow, that link has kind of scarred me :) , ill never go to church again, not that i ever did.

    They clearly feel passionate for their cause, each to their own, i respect their right to Self-Determine!

    Nov 27th, 2012 - 11:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Never mind, it's going to get better. When the UK succeeds in getting the EU budget slashed, these incompetent scroungers will have to get into the 21st century or go out of business. The future of “mainstream” farming is large herds on a few farms, not hundreds of little farms “feeding” off the CAP!

    Nov 27th, 2012 - 02:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ayayay

    Here in the U.S. a large number of us enjpy paying a premium for family-farm dairy (organic). If the EU ppl are too cheap or don't support humane farming as individuals, sigh.

    Nov 27th, 2012 - 06:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    A protest at low prices, thats almost as crazy as a strike against the pro-labour Cristina =)

    Nov 27th, 2012 - 09:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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