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Q: Milk debate is hotting up

The Australian media must be board so it's time to investigate the Evil Chinese Digou ....well a distorted investigation anyway.
What they didn't do is tell the audience about the milk companies holding back supply to exasperate the shortage and how if you buy bulk you pay more for the product not less.
I've tried getting the information out their though the Australian media but it doesn't get to air.
The facts can't get in the way of a good story.
Oh and don't forget the new Tax China is putting on electronic banking next month.
A Current Affair has uncovered an elaborate network of warehouses that pack and send pallet loads of baby formula to China.

In an extensive investigation involving hours of undercover surveillance, A Current Affair’s crew filmed a Coles delivery van dropping off tins of baby formula to one of the warehouses.

A Current Affair also followed two women to their home where their garage was packed full of baby formula.

An A Current Affair investigation has discovered pallet loads of formula are leaving the country sometimes before they hit the shelves. (9news)

Later, a van from the nearby warehouse dropped by to pick up loads of boxes.

A Current Affair’s crew found clusters of the warehouses, streets apart in suburban industrial estates. The network is run by staff of Asian appearance who often prefer to remain off the radar even though there is nothing illegal about this conduct.

When reporter Tineka Everaardt confronted those operating the packing centres, they fled to the back of the warehouse, with some shouting at the crew to switch the camera off.

The lengthy investigation blows the lid off on the way daigous are operating to clear the shelves in Australia’s supermarkets.

Supposed daigous are going to elaborate lengths to smuggle baby formula out of Australia, for the booming Asian trade. (9news)

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Members of the public who film the daigous are often abused as was seen in the recent episode of A Current Affair.

Adele Barbaro, who runs mummy blog The Real Mumma, supplied A Current Affair with stunning footage from her local supermarket that shows daigous raiding the shelves.

“There’s a two-tin limit at my local supermarket, and that seems to be two tins per minute,” she said.

“These 20, 25 people, are running in, buying two tins, running around the corner to a lady that’s ready to go with shopping trolleys or a man ready to go with the boot open and piling it in.”

A Current Affair discovered the sneaky tactics some are going to, to get their hands on the coveted baby formula. (9news)

A Current Affair spoke with a Coles worker who shed fresh light on the tactics of daigous in getting around the supermarket chains two-tin limit.

“They will even change their clothes to buy more baby formula so the staff will not recognise them,” the Coles worker told A Current Affair.

“It’s gotten to a point I never thought I would see it reach with the lengths people are going to obtain it.” 

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You mean "heating-up" or sumtin' ...?


.... or "powder milk is gettinq  hotter than ever ..."


Your 'gerunding' is heavier than mine 'cause you are in China too-slong ... surprise


You should adopt Trump-a and build the wall. I am just not sure, which nation around Ozz is going to pay for it ...



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Trump keeps going on about need ID to buy groceries. That could be a solution.. An OZ id to buy baby milk.

At least that way, ordinary oz citizens could get a markup if the parrallel traders need to use them for their ID.

For the record... I hate parrallel trading.

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