Stop pouring millions of litres of milk down the drain and send it as powdered milk to hard-hit countries worldwide. That’s the proposal of former British prime minister Tony Blair. He says 8 million more people worldwide are at risk of death from the pandemic’s fatal fallout.10 May 2020
“Dairy farmers seek government help as lockdown forces milk dumping,” was a headline in the Financial Times recently. British television also showed farmers literally pouring excess milk down the drain – unable to sell their usual supplies to the country’s shut-down restaurants and cafes.