BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana regulators forced The Fresh Market to suspend a popular milk sale because it violated state laws against selling the commodity below cost, according to The Advocate newspaper here. The retailer had been selling its private-label milk for $2.99 a gallon as part of a once-a-week promotion. However, Louisiana regulations state that milk must be sold for at least 6% more than the invoice cost after adding freight charges. The sale price currently falls ...
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