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Red meat consumption may up breast cancer risk: Study

Women who consumed the highest amount of red meat had a 23 per cent higher risk compared with women who consumed the lowest amount.

Aug 07, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

Antibiotic use in poultry sector rampant: CSE

A green body has slammed an advertisement highlighting that no antibiotics are used in chicken as an "eye wash" and alleged that the use of antibiotics in poultry sector is "rampant".

Feb 28, 2018, 12:35 PM IST

Warning: Excess of red meat, poultry can elevate diabetes risk

Researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) in Singapore found that the higher intake of red meat and poultry is associated with significantly increased risk of developing diabetes.

Sep 06, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Learning cooking skills via bestselling cookbooks? It could make you sick

Scientists say bestselling cookbooks give little useful advice about reducing the risk of foodborne illness, particularly in recipes involving meat products. 

Mar 28, 2017, 15:17 PM IST

Japan culling 210,000 birds amid spreading avian flu

Japan has begun slaughtering about 210,000 farm birds in northern Hokkaido to contain another outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu, an official said Sunday.

Dec 18, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Flood alert: Situation remains grim in Assam, Arunachal, railways affected in Bihar

Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal reviewed the situation yesterday as over six lakh people are reeling under the fury of flood in Assam.

Jul 25, 2016, 10:52 AM IST

J&K frames Rs 2,000 cr vision document to revamp live stock

J&K has formulated Rs 2,000 crore vision document to revamp the live stock sector and submitted it to Central government.

Dec 08, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Excess vitamin A disrupts immune system

Too much Vitamin A shuts down the body's trained immunity, opening door to infections to which we would otherwise be immune, says a new study.

Jul 01, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

India loses poultry case against US at WTO

India has lost a case at the WTO, with an appellate body at the global trade organisation Thursday ruling that Indian ban on American poultry product imports was "inconsistent" with the international norms.

Jun 04, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

Chicken prices up 30% as heatwave kills 2.4 cr birds in India

Chicken prices have jumped by up to 30 per cent as the ongoing heat wave killed about 2.4 crore birds in last fortnight and rates may further move upwards if temperature continues to remain high, poultry farm owners and industry have said.

Jun 01, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

New avian flu viruses send US scientists scrambling

Three highly pathogenic avian flu viruses that have infected poultry and wild birds in the U.S. Midwest appear unlikely to present a significant risk to humans. But the presence of the viruses in North America has scientists scrambling to understand their potential long-term threat.

Apr 26, 2015, 06:30 AM IST

Nagaland bans import of poultry from Manipur

Nagaland government Friday imposed a ban on import of poultry and poultry products from Manipur in the wake of reports of bird flu in the neighbouring state.

Apr 24, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Avian influenza: Six key facts about bird flu!

Avian influenza is a viral infection which spreads from bird to bird, caused by a group of influenza A virus that includes different sub-types.

Apr 21, 2015, 20:14 PM IST

Surveillance in Odisha district after bird flu in Andhra Pradesh

Surveillance has been intensified in poultry firms of Ganjam district following outbreak of bird flu in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Apr 17, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Khattar asks banks to give loans to farmers at lower rates

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday asked bankers to provide loans to small farmers at low interest rates to give boost to agriculture as well as other allied sectors like dairy farming, fisheries, poultry among others.

Feb 13, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

Corn farmers pin hopes on local poultry feed demand

Indian corn producers, after scoring virtually no major export deal for months, are counting on local chicken farms to absorb millions of tonnes of the grain as poultry output heads for yet another record year.

Feb 11, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

Thousands more poultry culled as bird flu fears grow in Taiwan

Taiwan on Sunday ordered the slaughter of 16,000 geese and ducks to try to curb a bird flu outbreak that has already led to the culling of 120,000 chickens.

Jan 11, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Bird flu alert in UP: Import of poultry products banned

Following reports of a bird flu case in Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh banned the import of chicken, eggs and all forms of poultry from other states, an official said Monday.

Dec 22, 2014, 09:56 AM IST

Japan orders chicken cull after bird flu outbreak

Japan on Tuesday ordered the slaughter of some 4,000 chickens after officials confirmed bird flu at a poultry farm in the southwest of the country.

Dec 16, 2014, 08:21 AM IST

Indo-US poultry case: India may challenge WTO panel ruling

India is likely to challenge a WTO panel's ruling which had described the country's ban on American poultry product imports as inconsistent with global norms.

Nov 30, 2014, 22:38 PM IST