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Milk, Meat And Chicken Prices Goes Up In Pakistan Amid Crisis

At a time when Pakistan is suffering a major economic crisis, the prices of milk, meat and chicken along with other utilities increased, in effect from February 14. According to sources, milk is now at PKR 210/liter, whereas meat and chicken is available at PKR 1,110/kg and PKR 780/kg, respectively. The IMF postponed the disbursement of a vital USD 1.1 billion tranche of a deal, causing trouble to Pakistan.

Tue, 14 Feb 2023 - 03:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Pakistan(40, ), Economic crisis, meat, Milk, IMF

Courtesy: Zee News India

Unprocessed meat

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Processed Meat Consumption Increases Risk Of Dementia: Study

In a recent study, scientists from the Leeds University, Nutritional Epidemiology Group have discovered that eating processed meat such as bacon increases the risk of dementia by 44%. However, the unprocessed red meat (pork, veal) was declared protective as people who consumed 50g/day were 19 percent less likely to succumb to dementia.  Reportedly, the researchers used data of 50,000 people to explore a potential relation between consumption… read-more

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 03:23 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: meat, bacon, Beef, Dementia, Red Meat

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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'Halal' Word Removed From 'Red Meat Manual' For Agri-export: APEDA

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has removed the word 'Halal' from its ‘Red Meat Manual’. APEDA said while earlier classification was done to meet the requirements of Islamic countries, the removal will cater to requirement of importing countries/importers. The issue surfaced after a furore by Hindu and Sikh organizations, which claimed that the contentious word has led a loss to their business… read-more

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 10:15 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Halal, APEDA, Agriculture, meat

Courtesy: The Indian Express

 red meat

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UK Health Alliance asks for a Climate Tax on Food Products

The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change has urged stakeholders to impose 'Climate Tax' on food that has an environmental impact by 2025. It mentioned that red meat and dairy products have more impact on the ecosystem compared to others. However, officials clarified that they do not promote 'Veganism' and instead advise people to concentrate on plant-proteins as well. It suggested stopping buy-one-get-one-free offers on food which are harmful… read-more

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 04:25 PM / by Gayatri Sriaadhibhatla

Tags: World Health Organisation, food, meat, Climate Change

Courtesy: The Guardian