UK: Haskins champions cheap food as green movement attacks his industry bias
Lord Haskins, Labour peer and founder of the multi-million pound Northern Foods empire, has championed the need for cheap food to be available for the poor in Britain. Attacking notions that people should pay more for safe food, Haskins told the Guardian : "It's facetious to say we can all afford to spend more on our food. Cheap food is vital to millions of poor people in Britain who spend a big proportion of their income on it."
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