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  • Blast in meat market kills 50 in Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI: A bomb blast at a busy meat market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday killed about 50 people, an eyewitness and hospital sources said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants...

  • Resolution tabled in PA against sale of donkey hide, meat

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League - Quaid (PML-Q) on Wednesday submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly against the sale of donkey hide and meat...

    Explore: Two donkey meat casesMPA Amir Sultan Cheema submitted the resolution which demanded strict action against those responsible for running this business...

  • 4,000kg unhygienic meat seized in Karachi

    KARACHI/LAHORE: At least 4,000 kilograms of unhygienic meat was seized from Karachi's Empress Market on Friday during a raid conducted by Deputy Commissioner South...

    Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Siddiqui talking to Dawn confirmed the seizure of unhygienic meat and added that such action would continue under the Sindh Pure Food Laws...

  • 4,000kg ‘unhygienic’ meat seized, three held

    KARACHI: The city administration on Friday seized 4,000 kilograms of ‘unhygienic’ meat from Empress Market and arrested three meat sellers...

    They said the officials checked various meat stalls in the market during a raid conducted by the deputy commissioner of Karachi’s south district...

  • ‘Avoid overeating meat to prevent health problems’

    ISLAMABAD: On Eidul Azha, most people eat more meat than the body requires, leading to increased stomach and intestinal problems...

    Dr Waseem Khawaja, a gastroenterologist at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), told Dawn that even people who typically do not eat red meat, for blood pressure or other reasons, eat red meat on Eidul Azha...

  • No meat to eat in next 30 years?

    But a World Health Organization study on meat consumption made public last Monday has brought in a few shivers in the world of haute cuisine in France...

    The anti-meat lobby on the other hand is promoting a new market for ‘meat without meat’ products that are basically developed from soya beans...

  • 1,520kg meat of ‘dead animals’ seized

    LAHORE: At least 1,520kg meat of dead animals was seized from various localities of Nishtar, Iqbal and Shalimar towns here early on Thursday...

    According to CDGL’s Deputy District O(livestock) Dr Rahat, a special raiding team seized the meat of dead animals from the illegally-operated slaughterhouses...

  • Unwholesome meat seized

    LAHORE: A City District Government Lahore livestock team on Sunday morning seized 2,250 kg dead animals meat during raids at some illegal slaughterhouses in Kot Kamboh (near Babu Sabu) and Samanabad areas...

    The unhygienic meat was supposed to be supplied to various sale points in the city...

  • CM wants punishment for unhygienic meat enhanced

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed that sale of substandard, haram (forbidden) and unhygienic meat shall not be tolerated and the elements involved in this heinous trade should be awarded maximum punishment...

    Chairing a meeting here on Friday, he also issued instructions for making legislation for declaring the sale of haram and substandard meat as well as dead and unhealthy animals as non-bailable offence and...

  • 1,940kg unhygienic meat seized

    LAHORE: The City District Government of Lahore on Thursday seized 1,940kg unhygienic and dead animals’ meat from four illegal slaughterhouses at Kahna, Bedian Road and Dharampura...

    According to Deputy District Officer (livestock) Dr Rahat Ali, the team first raided Kahna where it sealed two illegal slaughterhouses and seized unhygienic meat...

  • Stakeholders see potential for meat exports

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s meat exports have risen from $14 million in 2003 to $240 million last year but the figure can still multiply very quickly if the country can respond to sensitivities of international buyers by raising its production and supply chain standards, said regional head of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) Sher Afgan...

    He was addressing the inaugural session of Pakistan Meat Festival, mainly sponsored by the...

  • ISO certification for lab to help boost meat exports

    THE concerns of European countries over food export consignments may now be addressed as Pakistan has improved its food safety control system...

    The laboratory, established by the Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology (NIAB) of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), has recently earned International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) accreditation...

  • Govt beats retailers in raising meat prices

    The official meat price of large cow, which was Rs270 and Rs310 (with and without bones) last year, has been enhanced to Rs300 and Rs340 per kg this year...

    No relief is being provided to consumers during the holy month of Ramazan, as the price regulator did not bother to take notice of the increase in meat prices by Rs20-50 per kg from January 2017 till May 2017...

  • A strategy for meat exports

    THE Centre for Applied Policy Research in Livestock has come up with a policy paper, called ‘Pakistan meat exports: strategising productivity enhancement’...

    The paper defines the ‘unique moment’ that it says has arrived for Pakistan’s halal meat market and the meat export potential...

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