Critics slam milk reform plan

07.08.2011                      07.Aw-Elul, 5771

Michwirtschaft:

Critics slam milk reform plan

Recommendations include reducing the prices that dairies pay dairy farmers for milk, collecting data on the profitability of supermarkets and manufacturers, and allowing imports of hard cheeses and powdered milk.

The recommendations to fix Israel's dairy market are not based on real economic calculations or data, opponents argued a day before the cabinet was slated to approve them.
The recommendations, drafted by the Kedmi Committee, include reducing the prices that dairies pay dairy farmers for milk, collecting data on the profitability of supermarkets and manufacturers, and allowing imports of hard cheeses and powdered milk….