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  • Expensive fuel: Chicken off menus

    Expensive fuel: Chicken off menus

    The chicken traders in the city said that the hike in the retails prices was because of the rising wholesale market rates. There is a requirement of about three lakh metric tonnes of chicken feed per year in the state, according to West Bengal Poultry Federation sources.

    August 27, 2021
  • Bird flu scare: Chicken sales dip by 50-75% in Bihar

    Bird flu scare: Chicken sales dip by 50-75% in Bihar

    The state government has also alerted the administrations of all the 38 districts in Bihar to keep a tab on the developments.

    January 13, 2021
  • Outbreak of avian influenza reported in seven states; Govt issues advisory

    Outbreak of avian influenza reported in seven states; Govt issues advisory

    Besides Uttar Pradesh, the other six states where bird flu is confirmed are Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat.

    January 10, 2021
  • The dangers of orange-red egg yolk

    The dangers of orange-red egg yolk

    Poultries all over the world use chemicals as yolk colour enhancers, so when you eat it, you could be paving the way to cancer.

    May 11, 2020
  • Chicken safe to consume, says government as it traces no links to coronavirus

    Chicken safe to consume, says government as it traces no links to coronavirus

    The government’s move to seek clarification on the matter comes at a time when rumours circulating on social media about broiler chicken being infected with coronavirus gained momentum.

    February 11, 2020
  • Animals and humans

    Animals and humans

    Why not see the world through a new lens and realise that all of us are the same? It will make it easier for you not to make them suffer, or tolerate people and decisions that make them suffer.

    October 5, 2019
  • Chicken is a deadly poison

    Chicken is a deadly poison

    Acute arsenic poisoning can lead to vomiting, abdominal pain, watery diarrhoea containing blood, cardiac problems, destruction of red blood cells, vertigo, delirium, shock, coma and death.

    November 18, 2018
  • Deadly drugs

    Deadly drugs

    Most people do not realise that big pharmaceutical companies all have a veterinary division in which they make hormones and antibiotics for animals raised for food. But the danger to human beings is acute.

    May 20, 2018
  • Like no other of its kind

    Like no other of its kind

    The new outlet of Barbeque Nation sets the benchmark for serving grills on the table.

    May 13, 2018
  • Ten-member team formed to nab culprits running carcass meat racket

    Ten-member team formed to nab culprits running carcass meat racket

    With meat from carcass continuing to haunt the investigators, South 24-Parganas police in pursuit of the kingpins behind the supply of the same has formed a 10- member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to book the culprits running the racket in the city and the various areas of South and North 24 Parganas. Informing the formation …

    May 1, 2018
  • Table chicken

    Table chicken

    Quite the most charitable construct that can be placed upon the handling of the chicken deaths in West Bengal and the very real risk of food poisoning is that the government has woken up late. To say this is not to be alarmist; only to underline the Chief Minister’s verbal demarche to the Secretary, Animal …

    March 24, 2018
  • KMC officers collect raw chicken samples

    KMC officers collect raw chicken samples

    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) health officers on Tuesday began a food safety drive wherein they collected samples of raw and cooked chicken to send them for tests in the civic body laboratories to check for presence of any chemical substance that is being used for preservation purposes. The civic body has started a food …

    March 21, 2018
  • Unsafe food, unsavoury effects

    Unsafe food, unsavoury effects

    Some of the safety concerns are even higher in the case of non-vegetarian food. The heavy use of antibiotics in poultry feed has been a big concern in recent times but in addition we should also look at the conditions in which a lot of birds and animals are kept. Chickens are placed so close …

    March 15, 2018
  • Devour the flavourful black/Kadaknath chicken at Desi Di

    Devour the flavourful black/Kadaknath chicken at Desi Di

    The pepper chicken dish was served with two small buns along with a small cup with the pepper gravy.

    January 2, 2018
  • Is it healthy?

    Is it healthy?

    Is the chicken you get in commercial large scale food vendors in products like sandwiches, healthy? Subway is a group that targets health conscious folk, who avoid other fast food. Is it healthy? A recent investigation by CBC Marketplace shows that the chicken used in Subway chicken sandwiches is only 42.8 per cent chicken. The …

    November 12, 2017
  • Trapped in tiny cages

    Trapped in tiny cages

    One of the most important reports to come out in the last few years is the August 2017 CSIR-NEERI report on poultry farms in India. The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) is an excellent scientific research institution. When I was Minister for the Environment I used them as my resource base. The report has …

    November 5, 2017
  • GST effect: Chicken bows out from Kerala dining tables

    GST effect: Chicken bows out from Kerala dining tables

    Chicken appears to have bowed out from the dining tables in Kerala with chicken sellers up in arms against Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac who has demanded that they sell the meat at Rs.87 a kg under the GST. Across the state, from Monday onwards chicken sellers have begun an indefinite strike saying that it …

    July 10, 2017