EU Dairy Farmers Are Revolting

Protests continue across Europe at the plight of the EU dairy industry.

In the southern Wallonia region of Belguim, dairy farmers poured three million litres of milk into a field in a bid to highlight their desperation over falling prices.

Campaign group, Via Campesina, said at least three milk farmers have committed suicide in France over the past week (they must have run out of cars to set fire to), and more than 40,000 producers have stopped supplying milk.

Demonstrations have also been held in Austria, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland.

British dairy farmers have responded in our typically stoic manner, tut loudly and walk away. Here 14 farmers a week are leaving the industry, according to the Chairman of the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers.