E-petition calls for fairer milk prices

An e-petition has been launched to campaign for fairer milk prices for dairy farmers.

The online petition calls on the government to step in to help dairy farmers and reverse the devastating milk price cuts, which they claim will drive many out of business.

Addressed to DEFRA, the petition says: “The UK government must do more to protect the interests of British dairy farmers.

“The low price of milk is forcing extremely hard-working farming families in to poverty and increasing the dependence on antibiotics that will have a devastating affect on the industry.

“If the price of milk is not increased soon then the UK will suffer a supply shortage and thus pay more in the long-term.”

Visit our dedicated page to the milk cuts to have your say and vote in our poll

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