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25,000 sheep and goats were withdrawn by the Indian Government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

India is worried about bio-piracy - the act of buying livestock, improving it, selling the semen abroad

Indian breed scheme to boost meat quality

By Raghavendra Verma

India has been identifying and registering all livestock breeds in the country, a process that could benefit the local meat industry with increased production and higher-quality meat, GlobalMeatNews has been told.

India reports bird flu outbreak

India reports bird flu outbreak

By Oscar Rousseau

India has culled more than 900 birds after it reported a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the southwestern state of Karnataka.

Strong beef supply has weighed down the average carcase value of cattle

Global meat prices slip in December

By Oscar Rousseau

International meat prices dropped last month, according to the United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index.

India to limit antibiotics used in meat production

India to limit antibiotics used in meat production

By Oscar Rousseau

Limits to the amount of antibiotics used in meat production have been proposed by India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, to combat the risk of antimicrobial resistance.