Israel: Gov’t slaps price controls on more dairy products

Globes (Dec. 30, 2013) | For the first time since the cottage cheese protest in the summer of 2011, the government has intervened on dairy product prices. Minister of Finance Yair Lapid and Minister of Agriculture Yair Shamir signed an order placing price controls on 5% soft white cheese and 38% whipping cream. Following the move the prices of the two products should go down by about 20%.