UK: Supermarkets told to keep food local, says FOE
An audience of farmers and members of the public demanded more support for local food, at a debate on the future of farming and food, organised by Friends of the Earth in Exeter  this week. Reacting angrily to suggestions from NFU Policy Director Martin Haworth, that UK livestock farmers must become more efficient to compete with overseas farmers for supermarket trade, audience members said they were being forced out of business by the supermarkets' stranglehold.
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