Most meat and greengrocer products sold by big businesses in Romania to be homegrown

The Romanian Senate plans to make it mandatory for big businesses to make sure that 51 percent of all meat, fruit and vegetable products that are sold in their stores are in fact grown in Romania. As Agerpres reports, the legislative proposal for completing Law number 321/2009, put forth by Social Democrat Ovidiu Dontu was recently adopted by the Senate. The next step in order that the proposal become law is for it to be debated in the Chamber of Deputies. Dontu explained that such a law would make it easier for farmers to enter the local cash&carry market. In the winter months, the maximum import quantity would be 70 percent. Sanction for breaking these rules would vary from 25.000 to 50,000 RON.

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