The Poultry Breeders Association stopped delivering eggs to
supermarkets over a price dispute Sunday.
Breeders say they will not
resume supply until the government meets their demand for an extra four agorot
per egg delivered. They say they are losing massive amounts of money as a result
of an approximately 30 percent increase in the price of chicken feed in recent
Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz and Agriculture Minister Orit
Noked must approve any change in the price of eggs, which are under government
supervision. If they
approve the breeders’ demands, the price of eggs to consumers will rise by
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