Friday 23 January 2009

Back to butter mountains: 30,000 tons of butter will be bought by EU taxpayers

Sad news have been spread by the International Harald Tribune:
Faced with a drastic drop in the price of dairy goods, the European Union is to buy 30,000 tons of unsold butter at the taxpayers' expense - reviving one of the abiding symbols of Europe's generous farm subsidy system.


Ralf Grahn said...

Perhaps we need a conference in Stresa to put it right :-(