Dealers strike over govt ban on sale of raw milk

The traders argue that stopping the sale of raw milk will cause widespread suffering to poor households that cannot afford processed milk. PHOTO BY FAISWAL KASIRYE

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KAMPALA.
Dealers in raw milk have gone on strike, protesting government ban on sale of raw milk directly to the consumers.
The Association of Dairy Milk Traders and Suppliers, which brings together about 1,000 member-based groups, took the decision on Good Friday in a meeting in Katwe, a Kampala suburb.

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