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Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study
Health

Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study

The American Heart Association says that red meats like beef, pork and lamb have more saturated fats than chicken, fish and vegetable sources of protein

Cases in India rise to 73: 2 more test positive in Mumbai, India closes borders to limit infection, and COVID-19 declared a pandemic by WHO
Health

Cases in India rise to 73: 2 more test positive in Mumbai, India closes borders to limit infection, and COVID-19 declared a pandemic by WHO

None of the previous Coronaviruses was declared to be a pandemic. The H1N1 (swine flu) outbreak of 2009 was the last disease to be classified as a pandemic.

Coronavirus myth busted: Eating meat does not cause coronavirus infection
Health

Coronavirus myth busted: Eating meat does not cause coronavirus infection

The World Health Organisation suggests that it is always best to thoroughly cook meats and eggs before consuming them - to be on the safe side.

Coronavirus does not spread through chicken, mutton, seafood; virus will not survive in high temperature: FSSAI
Business

Coronavirus does not spread through chicken, mutton, seafood; virus will not survive in high temperature: FSSAI

There is no scientific evidence to show that coronavirus spreads through eating chicken, mutton and seafood, FSSAI chief G S G Ayyangar said on Thursday and asserted that the virus would not survive in higher temperature

We spoke to the National Helpline about the biggest coronavirus myths. Here is what they said.
Health

We spoke to the National Helpline about the biggest coronavirus myths. Here is what they said.

Talk to anyone on the street about the virus and you will be met with confusion and a complete misunderstanding of the disease.

In Surat, meat-eating communities challenge Gujarat's 'vegetarian' label with heirloom recipes
Life

In Surat, meat-eating communities challenge Gujarat's 'vegetarian' label with heirloom recipes

In what may come as a surprise, Gujarat has more meat-consuming people than Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. The culinary landscape of Surat in particular is moulded by the Ghanchi and Khatri communities, who have an affinity for mutton and fish and include meat in both everyday meals and special feasts

Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic
science

Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic

First of the transgenic chickens will be hatched later this year at Roslin Institute in Scotland.

What makes chickens happy? Running for food or Preening? No one is quite sure
science

What makes chickens happy? Running for food or Preening? No one is quite sure

Chickens can’t say how they feel, but playing with a fake worm may be a sign of happiness.

Hurricane Florence: 1.7 million chickens drown as North Carolina rivers swell up, swamp poultry farms
World

Hurricane Florence: 1.7 million chickens drown as North Carolina rivers swell up, swamp poultry farms

About 1.7 million chickens have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped at least 60 farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to a major poultry producer.

As push to turn India towards vegetarianism gathers steam, data reveals 80% men and 70% women relish meat
India

As push to turn India towards vegetarianism gathers steam, data reveals 80% men and 70% women relish meat

It is important to assess the average diet of Indians because both malnutrition and obesity are a problem in the country: 53.7 percent of women and 22.7 percent men are anaemic, while 20.7 percent of women and 18.9 percent men are obese

India's meat industry growing rapidly, but depleting a third of world's fresh water reserves
India

India's meat industry growing rapidly, but depleting a third of world's fresh water reserves

The meat industry uses a third of the world’s freshwater directly or indirectly. The global production of meat is moving towards doubling, from 229 million metric tons in the year 2000 to a projected 465 million metric tons by 2050.

Chickening out: KFC shuts hundreds of outlets across Britain following chicken shortage
World

Chickening out: KFC shuts hundreds of outlets across Britain following chicken shortage

Fast-food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) said on Monday that it had been forced to close hundreds of its British stores because of a shortage of chicken

Karnataka polls: BJP food fight with Rahul insults voters' intelligence, leaves them open to Siddaramaiah's 'inclusive' stance
Politics

Karnataka polls: BJP food fight with Rahul insults voters' intelligence, leaves them open to Siddaramaiah's 'inclusive' stance

It shows an utter lack of imagination on the part of the BJP that it ignored a score of issues on which it could corner the Siddaramaiah regime and instead beat its chest over chicken breast

Chicken sold over-the-counter is often restructured; GM soy protein, MSG substitute essential meat
India

Chicken sold over-the-counter is often restructured; GM soy protein, MSG substitute essential meat

Is the chicken you get in commercial large scale food vendors, in products like sandwiches, chicken? Perhaps not.

Watch: A chicken sandwich is being sent to the edge of space
World

Watch: A chicken sandwich is being sent to the edge of space

KFC is sending a sandwich to space using World View's stratollite.

Beef ban may push chicken consumption, prices may go up by 30%: Assocham
India

Beef ban may push chicken consumption, prices may go up by 30%: Assocham

The chicken prices in many parts of the country have started soaring and are expected to go up by 25-30 percent, and consumption may go up by 35-40 percent, an analysis in the wake of beef ban by industry chamber Assocham said here on Monday.

Chickening out: Cash-strapped Islamic State selling poultry in Libya
World

Chickening out: Cash-strapped Islamic State selling poultry in Libya

Cash-strapped Islamic State terror group has taken to selling chickens and eggs in the streets of Libya's Sirte at a "very cheap price" in an apparent sign of its deepening financial woes, according to a media report.

The world's first tweeting chicken is here, and how!
Life

The world's first tweeting chicken is here, and how!

An Australian food chain handed over control of its Twitter account to a chicken. Yes, you read that right. The world's first tweeting chicken has arrived.

Jake Gyllenhaal recalls hilarious complaint letter to KFC
Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal recalls hilarious complaint letter to KFC

Jake Gyllenhaal, 34, said when he found out that his favourite item at KFC, Chicken Littles, had been taken off the menu, he wrote a letter to bring it back, reported Entertainment Tonight.