Meat industry

Each year in December, Ljubljana's Festive Fair becomes the centre of the city's social life.

The fair, set up in the immediate vicinity of a major open-air venue for festive events held daily throughout December, is well known for its vibrancy and cheerful atmosphere. Festively decorated green stalls, designed specially for the fair, sell a fine choice of products suitable for giving as gifts.

Turkish security forces seize 2.5 tons of meat 'smuggled from Greece'

Turkish police and Coast Guard teams seized over 2.5 tons of smuggled meat, probably from Greece, in two separate operations in the Enez district of the northwestern province of Edirne on March 15, officials have said.

During routine checks, Enez Coast Guard teams noticed bags that were being transferred from a vessel to a vehicle parked in the Enez port.

Turkish security forces seize 2,500 tons of meat 'smuggled from Greece'

Turkish police and Coast Guard teams seized over 2.5 tons of smuggled meat, probably from Greece, in two separate operations in the Enez district of the northwestern province of Edirne on March 15, officials have said.

During routine checks, Enez Coast Guard teams noticed bags that were being transferred from a vessel to a vehicle parked in the Enez port.

No more pork in Germany for fear of offending Muslim refugee minorities

Germany might be renowned the world over for its sausages, but it seems this about to change. The large influx of refugees and illegal immigrants into the country has led to the decision by many vendors to withdraw all pork related food from canteens, schools and childcare centers in order to avoid offending the newly arrived Muslims.

Local producers object to meat imports amid high prices

The Agriculturalists Association of Turkey (TZOB) has voiced opposition to a government decision to permit meat imports, saying the rise in domestic red meat production rules out the need for imports.

The government, however, has claimed the price of imported meat will not exceed local production costs as the main aim is to increase the number of animals. 

Ministry to impose price ceiling to control Turkey's rising meat prices

The Food and Agriculture Ministry has decided to impose a price ceiling for red meat in a bid to control recent rises.

According to new price regulations announced by Minister Faruk Çelik on Feb. 9, the maximum price for a kilo of ground meat will be 32 Turkish Liras (around $11), while the maximum price of a kilo of diced meat will be 34 liras. 

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