Meat

  • Azam Khan tells UP BJP to ask Centre to ban meat export June 25, 2014

    UP Minister Azam Khan on Wednesday said problem of illegal slaughtering of lactating animals can be solved if the Centre brings a policy banning meat export. Khan, while replying to an adjournment notice moved by BJP legislators Laxmikant Bajpai and Radha Mohan Das in the state Assembly on slaughtering of lactating...
  • Dog meat festival celebrated in China June 22, 2014

    Beijing: People in southern China celebrated the annual dog meat festival on Saturday despite mounting protests from animal welfare groups and pet owners from across the world. The festival to mark the summer solstice in Yulin City of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, slated for June 21, witnesses around 2,000 dogs being...
  • Desi Lady Gaga? Starlet Tanisha Singh wears a dress made of goat meat February 8, 2014

    Starlet Tanisha Singh, in a bid to spread awareness about 'saving animals' dressed up in a goat meat dress for a special photo shoot. Singh's dress was strikingly similar to the infamous meat dress that Lady Gaga had worn to Grammy Awards few years back which was criticized by animal...
  • Rising food prices hit festivities October 16, 2013

    As the country celebrates Eid on Wednesday, price rise has become a dampener for millions of Indians this festive month. The prices of food commodities have pushed food inflation to a 3-year high of 18 per cent in August. Onion is the main villain among vegetables, followed by cereals, egg,...
  • Price rise a dampener this festive season, inflation at a 3-year high October 16, 2013

    New Delhi/Srinagar: As the country celebrates Eid on Wednesday, price rise has become a dampener for millions of Indians this festive month. The prices of food commodities have pushed food inflation to a 3-year high of 18 per cent in August. Onion is the main villain among vegetables, followed by...
  • Paul McCartney bans meat, Facebook on sets October 3, 2013

    London: Legendary Beatles star Paul McCartney has forbidden his production team from having meat, scrolling through social networking sites and consumption of non-prescription drugs throughout the shoot of a new video. The 71-year-old, who has been a lifelong supporter of animal rights, is shooting for his new track 'Queenie eye' at...
  • UK: Sikhs continue fight against meat plant close to a gurdwara August 30, 2013

    Nearly two weeks after city councillors in Bradford approved a meat plant close to a gurdwara, leaders of the Sikh community are planning to invite leaders of other faiths to strengthen its fight against the move. Members of the Sikh community are trying to get the backing of other faiths in...
  • Neelgai meat seized from poachers' vehicle near Sultanganj August 8, 2013

    Forest Department and police officials last night seized a jeep abandoned by poachers after intercepting them near Sultanganj in the district. One quintal meat of blue-bull (nil-gai), a protected animal, was recovered from the jeep, while the poachers fled, forest ranger Dilip Singh Puria said. ...
  • Scientists to serve lab-made burger from cow cells August 6, 2013

    London: For $332,000, you might expect that burger to come with fries and a shake. But it's no ordinary hamburger that two volunteer taste-testers are tucking into in London on Monday. The meat was grown in a laboratory, from cattle stem cells. Mark Post, whose team at Maastricht University in the Netherlands...
  • China: Police bust million-dollar rat meat ring May 3, 2013

    Beijing: Chinese police have broken a crime ring that passed off more than $1 million in rat and small mammal meat as mutton, authorities said, in a food safety crackdown that coincides with a bird flu outbreak and other environmental pressures. Authorities have arrested 904 suspects since the end of...
  • UK: Hindus call for disclosure of meat sources March 10, 2013

    London: Hindu groups based in the UK have called on the government to enforce stricter disclosure norms after it emerged that many restaurants serving Indian food in Scotland were using the wrong kind of meat. In the wake of the Europe-wide horsemeat scandal that is still under investigation, it emerged...
  • UK: Now, fast food giant Taco Bell caught in horse meat row March 2, 2013

    London: Taco Bell is the latest restaurant chain to acknowledge that its food has been adulterated with horse meat, yanking a variety of ground beef products from its three British outlets and issuing an apology to its patrons on Friday. Meanwhile, in Iceland, a food official said his team had...
  • Nestle finds horsemeat in beef pasta meals February 19, 2013

    London: Nestle, the world's biggest food company, has removed beef pasta meals from sale in Italy and Spain after finding traces of horse DNA. The discovery of horsemeat in products labelled as beef has spread across Europe since January, prompting product withdrawals, consumer anger and government investigations into the continent's...
  • Ireland: 10 mn burgers recalled over horsemeat fears January 16, 2013

    Dublin: An Irish meat processor says it's recalling 10 million burgers from supermarkets across Ireland and Britain because of fears that some could contain horsemeat. Government authorities say Spanish or Dutch ingredients suppliers are suspected of causing the contamination. Prime Minister Enda Kenny says the suspected source of horsemeat found in...
  • Lady Gaga's blood-stained dress on sale November 21, 2012

    Los Angeles: Lady Gaga's dress, which has her blood stain, is being put up for sale. The dress is said to be even more gruesome than her steak frock, reports thesun.co.uk. The Eddie Gavriilidis Ecstasy gown will go under the hammer at Julien's Auctions, Beverly Hills, Dec 1. It is...
  • Chennai fish markets turn into 'silent zones' September 20, 2012

    Chennai: We have heard most teachers likening a noisy classroom to a fish market, as a comparison to the hustle bustle common to both. But, in the absence of its trademark noise and crowd, the fish markets in the city wore a deserted look a couple of days after the...
  • T'puram airport: Bird hits to be checked August 11, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Concerned over the increasing incidents of bird hits, the Airfield Environment Management Committee (AEMC) of the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has decided not to allow the sale of meat and fish in the open in a 10-km radius of the airport. The airport had witnessed six incidents of bird hits...
  • KTDC to purchase food products from govt agencies August 2, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: With food adulteration being reported from various parts of the state, Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) has decided to purchase meat and fish from government agencies for all its hotels. The purchase will be made from the Livestock Development Board, Meat Products of India, Kerala State Coastal Area...
  • Sale of shawarma banned in Kochi district July 19, 2012

    Kochi: If Kochiites have developed an appetite for shawarma, it is now time to say goodbye to the Arabian extravaganza at least for the time being. The Food Safety Wing on Wednesday banned the sale of shawarma in the district following raids at various places in the city. The ban...
  • Endangered animals, birds sold openly in Puducherry May 31, 2012

    Puducherry: Migratory birds and endangered animals protected by the Indian wildlife laws are being sold openly in a market in Puducherry. CNN-IBN has accessed images that expose the thriving lucrative business. At a roadside food stall, in the city of Puducherry the selling of protected birds and animals is a common...
  • Rare birds, animals sold in Puducherry May 30, 2012

    Puducherry: Migratory birds and endangered animals protected by the Indian wildlife laws are being sold openly in a market in Puducherry. CNN-IBN has accessed images that expose the thriving lucrative business. The images show ibis and purple moorhens, open billed storks being sold openly at roadside stalls. These birds visit the Oussudu...
  • 'Meat dressed' Lady GaGa in PETA campaign February 2, 2011

    Los Angeles: She was slammed by PETA for wearing a dress made out of meat at last year's MTV awards, but pop star Lady Gaga has been chosen by the animal rights group to front it's anti-fur campaign. The 'Pokerface' hitmaker along with Pink and Mariah Carey are the new faces...
  • China serves dog meat to astronauts, criticised May 13, 2010

    Hong Kong: A Hong Kong-based animal welfare charity on Thursday criticised China's space programme for serving dog meat to its astronauts. Yang Liwei, China's first man in space, revealed in his recent autobiography that dog meat was included in the special diet for astronauts preparing for missions. The Hong Kong-based charity Animals...
  • Watch: Capital reels under unprecedented meat shortage October 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Shopping for stuff to make your favourite biryani or mutton rogan josh? Well, if you are in Delhi you will have a hard time finding that essential ingredient, meat. With the new Ghazipur slaughterhouse being a bone of contention between meat traders and the Municipal Corporation of Delhi,...
  • Not for the scaredy-cats: Bihar's new rat delicacies October 18, 2008

    Patna: Soon, if you stop by a restaurant or even a roadside eatery in Bihar, you might find an interesting addition to the menu — rat meat. A controversial pilot project to popularise rat meat in Bihar, thereby helping uplift the impoverished Dalit community that cultivates it, has been approved by...
  • Rat meat in demand as inflation bites in Cambodia September 1, 2008

    Phnom Penh: The price of rat meat has quadrupled in Cambodia this year as inflation has put other meat beyond the reach of poor people, officials said on Wednesday. With consumer price inflation at 37 percent according to the latest central bank estimate, demand has pushed a kilogram of rat...
  • Dog meat off Beijing menus for Olympics July 11, 2008

    Beijing: Beijing has asked hotels and restaurants in the city to take dog meat off the menu for the duration of next month's Olympics and September's Paralympics. Dog is eaten not only by the large Korean community in China's capital but is also popular in Yunnan and Guizhou restaurants. A...
  • EU bans meat export from UK August 7, 2007

    New Delhi: The European Union has banned export of meat and dairy products from Britain following the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. The move came after the British animal health inspectors found more suspected cases of the disease. As a precautionary measure, countries like Japan, Ireland and South Korea have already temporarily...
  • Red meat increases risk of breast cancer April 10, 2007

    New Delhi: Frequent consumption of red meat can massively increase chances of developing breast cancer among women, says one latest research reported by Daily Mail. Eating as little as 2oz of beef, pork or lamb every day can increase the risk of contracting the disease by 56 per cent in...
  • Red meat is linked to breast cancer: study November 15, 2006

    Chicago: Younger women who eat more red meat may be at higher risk of a certain kind of breast cancer, perhaps because of hormonal residues in beef cattle and other factors, according to a study published on Monday. Data from a multiyear study involving the health histories of more than 90,000...