Bakers in Venezuela arrested for baking cakes

 
Bakers in Venezuela arrested for baking cakes
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In Venezuela, bakers are now being arrested for having baked cakes instead of bread. The country's economic crisis is leading to police searches for illegally used wheat flour.

Four bakers were arrested this week for having baked brownies and other sweet pastries. In a new "bread war," President Nicolás Maduro and the government threaten to take over the bakeries in the capital Caracas, reports SVT.

Hundreds of bakeries inspected

According to a new rule, 90 percent of the wheat flour must go to ordinary bread, and not to expensive sweets and cakes. Maduro has sent inspectors to over 700 bakeries in the capital to ensure that the owners follow the rules.

The four bakers were arrested partly because they used too much flour for sweet pastries and croissants, and for having made the brownies with expired flour.

Increasingly difficult shortage of food

A total of 80 percent of the bread manufacturers in the country say they do not have any flour left to bake. A representative for the country's bakers have asked for a meeting with Maduro after the flour rule was introduced. He says that many will not survive economically without also being able to bake more costly sweet bread.

The government turns to increasingly desperate measures to try to lessen the shortage of food, which has come in the wake of the economic crisis. A staggering seven out of ten Venezuelans have on average lost 8.7 kilograms in weight over the last year, according to an earlier survey on living conditions in the country.

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