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The U.K. may need legislation governing relations between dairy farmers, who face losses after milk-price cuts, and processors if the two sides are unable to agree on a voluntary conduct code, a lawmaker wrote.
The government’s failure to help processors and farmers institute a voluntary code of conduct for setting out contracts is “unacceptable,” Anne McIntosh, chair of Parliament’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, wrote in a letter today to Agriculture Minister Jim Paice. The voluntary code should address prices, volumes, duration and timing of milk deliveries, she wrote.
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