Why demand for raise-at-home chickens is surging in the US
The surge in bird-raising interest underscores how America’s first experience of rapid inflation and shortages since the 1980s is leaving marks on society that may last after cost increases have faded
How India can be a slaughter-free nation in 10 years without banning meat
Slaughter-free meat has started popping up on the plates worldwide, as also on excel sheets. Big international alt meat startups like Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat are being valued at $10 billion or more
The sweet somethings of Cheeni Kum: How Tabu's tanginess makes perfect palette cleanser to Amitabh Bachchan's saltiness
In R Balki's 2006 film Cheeni Kum, Tabu and Amitabh Bachchan play lovers divided by age [34 vs 64], lifestyle choice [non-vegetarian vs vegetarian], and tastes [sweet vs bitter].
In a bizarre incident, Odisha farm owner files complaint after chickens 'die of shock from loud music'
The man, who owns a poultry farm in Balasore district, filed a police complaint on Tuesday alleging that more than 60 chickens died of shock from the high-decibel music
World Vegetarian Day 2021: From history, significance to famous quotes, all you need to know
In 1977, World Vegetarian Day was founded and established by the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS)
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Is the chicken you get in commercial large scale food vendors, in products like sandwiches, chicken? Perhaps not.