22nd Oct 2016


EU to help dairy producers hit by Russian sanctions

The European Commission will offer emergency help for dairy producers hit by Russia's ban on EU food. The EU executive will help pay storage costs for butter and skimmed milk powder and aid for certain cheeses. "The Russian ban is starting to hit this sector," agriculture commissioner Dacian Ciolos said.

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