France: Agitating farmers block roads from Germany, Spain
July 27 , 2015
Farmers in France have blocked roads from Germany and Spain to prevent foreign farm products from entering the country, in another protest aimed at the fall in food prices.
In Alsace region, French farmers used tractors to barricade routes from Germany and stop trucks with agricultural goods crossing the Rhine. In Haute-Garonne region, several trucks coming from Spain were ransacked.
Hundreds of farm workers are participating in the protests.
Prices of basic food items including beef, milk and pork are down because of multiple factors.