Cargill-Owned Mills May Be Seized

In a crack-down over what he sees as food hoarding, enigmatic and ever so slightly deranged Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ordered government troops to seize control of rice processing plants in the nation at the weekend.

"I have ordered the immediate intervention in all those sectors of agro-industry by the revolutionary government," said the unhappy bunny.

Chavez is upset that companies in the supply chain are refusing to produce rice at prices set by the government.

Some of the plants seized may well include Cargill-owned installations. according to media reports.

Is that Mullen at the back?

Swinderby High Street earlier today