MEP calls on European Commission to take action on falling milk prices

Fine Gael Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has called on the European Commission to take immediate action on milk prices. deirdre_clune_4_site-211x300 Ms Clune says she has been in contact with the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan on the issue. The Fine Gael MEP says every cent taken from the farm gate milk price has a significant impact on the income of the average dairy farmer, which simply cannot be sustained. She has asked the Commission to undertake an immediate review of the dairy intervention prices.