The Times, 22 January 2008.
Imraahn Ismail Mukaddam, owner of an independent bread distributing company, is urging government to regulate basic foods.
Mukaddam argues that, “Either the government changes the basic food prices or the masses will rise. Scarcity was the catalyst of the French revolution in the 18th century.” He says that the government could redeem itself by convening a meeting between unions, bakers, the Chamber of Baking and interested NGOs to discuss remedies other than a bread price increase.
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