Thursday, September 13, 2007

Pasta Strike

Posted By on Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 2:16 PM

The cost of pasta in Italy is rising, and consumers are pissed. (Guardian)

Italian consumer groups have called a one-day strike against buying pasta in protest at the increasing costs that have seen its price rise by almost 20%.

The groups are angry that, while the price of ingredients such as wheat is rising in the shops, the earnings of the farmers who produce them remain flat.

-Ian Froeb


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