French pig farmers protest in Rennes
Thousands of French pig farmers have demonstrated today, Tuesday 19th, in
the city of Rennes, France.
They blocked several major roads into the city, handed out thousands of
leaflets to the public and had a meeting with the prefect, the regional head of
With the demonstration, the Federation National Porcine aims
to make the public more aware of the difficult situation the French pig farmers
The FNP has asked for a
national emergency plan from the government in Paris, which over the last few
months has already allocated several tens of millions of support for the pig
sector in the country.
The FNP also demands a price rise for pork in the
large French supermarkets.
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