Philadelphia residents automatically pay 15 cents more per gallon for their milk than residents in other parts of Pennsylvania.

“We believe it is unwarranted and unjust to surcharge Philadelphia-area consumers 15 cents a gallon for milk that comes from the same cows, processed in the same plant, and driven the same amount of miles as the lower-priced milk,” Lance Haver, director of the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Consumer Affairs, is quoted as saying in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

The price discrepancy occurs because the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board mandates different minimum prices in different parts of the state.

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Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer