Production for profit

BUMPER CROP GROWERS TOLD: LEAVE FRUIT TO ROT. Headline in Daily Express, 5 September 1970.

Meanwhile in France, according to Lutte Ouvrière (18-24 August), the government officially destroyed 5m. kilos of peaches, 1.2m. kilos of tomatos and 0.8 kilos of pears in fifteen days. (There are 1,016 kilos in a ton).

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