As state’s dependence on animal protein soars, risk of zoonotic diseases is also increasing
The CM said that he had directed the Mathura district administration to prepare a proposal in that connection and send it to the state government.
The civic body has also set up barricades at the entry and exit points of the market to separate it from the vegetable and grocery market and requested citizens to strictly comply with Covid norms.
The Health Ministry said the virus was detected in three of the five shipping containers of frozen meat being brought in by a private company.
As the state gears up to celebrate Eid al Adha, meat traders are struggling to source livestock for slaughtering to meet soaring demands.
A case in point is the misconception regarding consumption of meat after taking the jab taking a hit on vaccination drives in the city and rural areas during weekends.
JBS is the second-largest producer of beef, pork and chicken in the U.S. If it were to shut down for even one day, the U.S. would lose almost a quarter of its beef-processing capacity.
Several consignments of cattle in Queensland state were cancelled at short notice and cattle trucks were turned around.
Unemp loyed due to Covid- 19, many youngsters who did menial jobs have turned to poaching of wild animals, and sell the meat in the open market to make a living.
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While there won't be any restrictions on transport of agricultural goods, it needs to be seen whether the Koyambedu market is allowed to remain open.
The Covid-induced lockdown has adversely affected many, but it has facilitated brisk business for online meat-selling startups.
Range Officer Ananta Jena said the accused was booked under Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
The Local Self Government Department circular has directed various civic bodies to ensure that the guidelines on sale of meat products are strictly complied with.
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Since a complete lockdown is enforced on Sundays, huge crowds were witnessed on Saturdays in fish and meat stalls, flouting social distancing norms