Just one of many examples of industrial protectionism, promoted by a powerful agricultural lobby to the detriment of consumers. >>>
Canada’s big stinky cheese cabal
It’s all hitting the fan down in the Canadian dairy barn. Get out the big galoshes, because this is going to get really messy.
Seems the supply management regime is in trouble again, hit by freer trade rules, changing consumer habits and new technologies that are putting a big squeeze on dairy farmers. Meanwhile, the other branch of the Canadian supply management consumer milking machine—the giant dairy processing corporations—are in perpetual consolidation to adapt to a rapidly changing global industry….