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Exempting agriculture from competition law would hurt consumers, BEUC warns

By Natalie McNelis
  • 06 Jan 2021 05:35
  • 11 Jan 2021 10:56

Producers, processors and distributors of EU agricultural goods must remain subject to competition law constraints otherwise consumers will pay higher food prices, European consumer organization BEUC has said as policymakers debate the bloc’s agricultural policy. 

Loosening competition law in the agricultural sectors won’t help support farmers, but will rather benefit middlemen

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