Unsupervised cottage cheese prices cost Israeli shoppers NIS 760m in 3 years
The ICC said that during 2008 through 2011, prices of cottage cheese rose between 30% and 40%, while the prices of controlled products increased only 10%. The difference came at the cost of shoppers.
The failure of the government to impose price controls on cottage cheese cost Israeli shoppers some NIS 760 million in the three years before the social-justice protests broke out in the summer of 2011, The Israel Consumer Council said yesterday.
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