India

India launches aggressive anti-FMD campaign

Indian Government launches aggressive anti-FMD campaign

By Raghavendra Verma, in New Delhi

An Indian Government initiative to eradicate foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) from the country, costing INR133.43bn (US$1.9bn), is expected to result in an increase in meat exports, according to experts.

Poultry processor links with food poverty charity

Cargill links with charity to tackle food poverty

By Aidan Fortune

Poultry processor Cargill and charity Heifer International have joined forces to create a new initiative which aims to improve the nutrition and economic livelihoods of 100m people by 2030 through the production, promotion and consumption of poultry....

India launches meat cleanliness initiative

India food safety initiative to boost meat cleanliness

By Raghavendra Verma, in New Delhi

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is launching a hygiene and cleanliness drive in the Indian meat industry though training, food safety audits, certification of animal feed and pushing retailers to make health and safety improvements....

Poultry market driven by Asian growth

Asia driving global poultry growth

By Aidan Fortune

With poultry predicted to become the most consumed meat in the world in the next few years, where will this growth come from?

25,000 sheep and goats were withdrawn by the Indian Government

Indian meat traders outraged by EID livestock export ban

By Raghavendra Verma, in New Delhi

Indian livestock exporters are up in arms after the Indian Government withdrew permission to export 25,000 goats and sheep from the western state of Gujarat just before the Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha.

India on the rise to become top bovine meat exporter

India on the rise to become top bovine meat exporter

By Keith Nuthall

Major shifts in the power of exporting countries within the meat and livestock sector in the past decade have been identified in new statistical analysis released by the World Trade Organisation (WTO).