In other words, the big retailers have used the latest headline stories on food price inflation to jack up their profits on pork, without passing any of the gravy down the chain to the wretched farmers.
Instead, they chose the moment to bury stakes into the barely palpitating breasts of the only people that stood between themselves and cheap imports.
Cheap imports are good, cheap imports are what we want.
Sure, domestic producers don\’t like them very much but there\’s what, a few thousand of them? As against 60 million consumers?