N.J. Food Council Opposes Milk Tax

The New Jersey Food Council has announced opposition to a proposed $0.02 cents per gallon tax on all fluid milk sold in New Jersey.

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Food Council here has announced opposition to a proposed $0.02 cents per gallon tax on all fluid milk sold in New Jersey. The tax was proposed last week as part of a plan to help the state's dairy farmers, who have struggled this year with a collapse in the wholesale price of milk.

The association contends that the price of milk is currently on the rise, and that the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released a subsidy of $290 million for da

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