IMA demands ban on use of antibiotics for growth promotion in poultry

A day after an environment body said that "large-scale and indiscriminate" use of antibiotics in poultry industry might be "strongly linked" to growing antibiotic resistance in Indians, Indian Medical Association called for a ban on use of antibiotics for growth promotion and mass disease prevention in poultry.

Study finds antibiotic residues in poultry

Claiming that it found several antibiotic residues in chickens tested in Delhi-NCR region, an environment body Wednesday said "large-scale and indiscriminate" use of antibiotics in poultry industry might be "strongly linked" to growing antibiotic resistance in Indians.

Red meat linked to diabetes in pregnant women

A new study from the University of Adelaide`s Robinson Institute has suggested that women, who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant, should avoid consuming red meat and opt for fish and poultry.

Experts approve eating poultry in China despite bird flu

Denying having come across any evidence of anyone getting infected with bird flu virus by consuming poultry or eggs, an expert group has declared poultry to be safe for eating in China.

Poor households will get goats, poultry in Bihar: Nitish

Poor households in Bihar will be provided poultry and goats free-of-cost so that they get their supplement of nutrition in the form of eggs and milk, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Saturday.

Bird flu in Karnataka: Kerala bans poultry from outside

Kerala has banned entry of poultry from other states following detection of avian influenza (bird flu) in a central government farm at Hesserghatt in southern Karnataka.

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the deadly H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous. Vietnam is also grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines long used to help protect its poultry flocks.

Tripura sounds alert on bird flu

Tripura sounded an alert after the outbreak of bird flu in a state-owned poultry.

Tripura sounds alert on bird flu

Tripura sounded an alert after the outbreak of bird flu in a state-owned poultry.