France: Farmers set fire to a truck with a Spanish pork
Last weekend in Landivisiau (Brittany region), the north-western part of France there was an incident in which a semitrailer filled with pork was set on fire.
The incident took place in the parking for trucks at the petrol station in the town of Landivisiau. French farmers demanded the driver to open the Spanish truck trailers - they wanted to see if he is carrying the meat from Spain and when their suspicions are confirmed, they set fire to the trailer.
Semi-trailer belonging to the Spanish carrier Transportes Frigorificos Revilla burned along with a load of fresh meat, which has been loaded in Burgos, Spain. As the driver said during an interview to the Cadena Ser radio the group of men walked to his truck and demanded the opening of the trailer, to check the origin of the load. When they confirmed that the meat comes from Spain, they stated that they burn the load together with the semi-trailer. French farmers are allowed only to the driver drove off the tractor.
French police investigating a case. Losses which have arisen as a result of farmers actions Revilla estimated at 200,000 euros.
by: SiR - TrackerInfo.eu