Farm leaders and retail giant, Asda, have been urged to resolve the differences which led to an injunction to curb milk price protests.
Asda, Tesco and Morrisons have all angered farmers by selling milk for the equivalent of 25p / pint by packaging it in 'two for £2' poly bottles, each containing 2.272 litres. Sainsbury's is selling single 2.272 litre poly-bottles for £1.
However it was Asda bosses who took out an injunction against members of the Farmers For Action (FFA) pressure group to 'prevent any unlawful contact which disrupts the activities of any Asda property' after demonstrations by dairy producers.
The injunction was renewed against severn Farmers For Action members during a hearing at Leeds Crown Court on 7th January, but it was dropped against all other FFA protesters and both sides were urged to reach an agreement.