Unsanitary conditions at the the slaughter house in Karantina, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Health Minister Wael Abu Faour ordered the closure of two slaughterhouses and 15 chicken farms in south Lebanon Thursday, as part of his unrelenting campaign to combat food corruption which he launched two months ago, media reports said.Thursday, Abu Faour ordered the withdrawal from the market of chicken products carrying the brand name of Mr. Tazaj (Arabic for fresh) slaughterhouse, which is located in the Bekaa, after it was revealed that the expiration period they carried was of 10 months instead of five days.
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