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Sour Consumers Boycott Milk Producer

After it came to light that Iceland Dairies (Mjólkursamsalan) had been fined ISK 480 million (USD 3.9 million, EUR 3.5 million) on Friday for a serious violation of anti-trust law, and its CEO had announced that prices would have to be increased to cover the cost of the fine, consumers have...

Cows

Does Agricultural Agreement Ensure Monopoly?

The director of the Icelandic Federation of Trade, Ólafur Stephensen, finds it unacceptable for Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, to approve a new agricultural agreement which he claims will secure the monopoly of Iceland Dairies.

Iceland's Only Rabbit Farmer

Birgit Kositzke is a woman who definitely knows what she wants. In 2007 she moved from Germany to Iceland with the idea of carving out her fortune in agriculture. However, it was neither horses nor cows that caught her interest, but rabbits for their meat.

Cows in Aðaldalur, Northeast Iceland.

No Vet Now for Cow

A cow’s life is in danger because of budget cuts by The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST).

A farm in Northeast Iceland.

Ísafjörður Mayor Rejects Liability for Dioxin Pollution

Mayor of Ísafjörður Gísli Halldór Halldórsson has said that the town will not accept liability relating to the dioxin pollution in Engidalur valley near Ísafjörður, the West Fjords, from the incinerator Funi despite the fact that the municipality will participate in compensating farmers in the...

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