Food fight in EU Parliament canteen

A side portion of frites, previously €2, according to workers, now costs €2.50, a jump of 25 percent, while the price of the soup du jour — oignon a la cheddar on Thursday — has skyrocketed to €1 from 8o cents, also a 25 percent rise. The increases include the addition of Belgian value-added tax, which previously had not been charged..