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Monday, January 17, 2011 

$10 for bread for Aussie flood victims?

Shameful.

...Fair Trading Minister Peter Lawlor says shoppers in Ipswich and Rockhampton, in central Queensland, have reported that some traders are charging $10 for bread or milk.

"The department discusses the issues with them, and if they want to lodge an official complaint - which six people have done - then they're fully investigated," he said.

"But I think traders who attempt to profit from the misery of others during the floods should keep in mind that people have long memories. - ABC News

(Tip of the spatula to Why Now?)

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