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Turkey switches to Uruguayan cows

  Last Updated: Wednesday 9th of February 2011 01:28:00 AM +0800HKT

Uyum Gıda, a Turkish supermarket chain, has imported 2,000 cattle from Uruguay to fight high domestic Turkish meat prices.

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Prices push farmers to slaughter milk cows for meat

  Last Updated: Monday 7th of February 2011 02:57:00 AM +0800HKT

Turkish Agriculture Credit Cooperatives Central Union (TTKKMB) General Director Bedrettin Yıldırım has said a shortage of livestock in Turkey, which drives meat prices up, is pushing milk producers to slaughter their milk cows, leading to decreased calf production.

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Abattoirs forced into installing CCTV by supermarkets

  Last Updated: Thursday 3rd of February 2011 08:42:00 PM +0800HKT

A number of supermarket chains are demanding that CCTV systems be fitted in the stunning and killing areas of all abattoirs that supply them with meat, as they move to reassure consumers that animals are not being cruelly treated.

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Cranswick in £7.3m Wombwell deal

  Last Updated: Wednesday 2nd of February 2011 08:51:00 PM +0800HKT

Food products business Cranswick has acquired its Wombwell premises in a £7.3m deal. The site housed one of the Hull-headquartered company's cooked meats facilities.

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Europe's biggest meat and milk plant planned

  Last Updated: Monday 31st of January 2011 08:34:00 PM +0800HKT

Konya Şeker A.Ş. (Konya Sugar) has plans to build Europe’s biggest meat and milk production plant this year in an investment totaling $100 million.

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