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In Vitro Meat

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“We shall escape the absurdity of growing a whole chicken in order to eat the breast or wing, by growing these parts separately under a suitable medium” -Winston Churchill in 1931 Meat has always been an important source of valuable nutrients in the human diet. We all depend on meat for our protein requirement. Proteins […]…Read More

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Grow Meat in Your Fields

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Among the oldest food crops of world, soybean is one of them. It’s supposed to be a ‘miracle’ crop because of its protein contents, good quality oil and some other qualities. Soybean’s seed contains 40% good quality proteins and 20% oil. Soybean was the only source of proteins for generations in China. It has been […]…Read More

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Meat export industry has potential to swell

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The meat export industry in Pakistan is growing with a ratio of 30 per cent every year which can further grow up by proper processing. "Despite top beef exporting nation in the neighborhood and of the global meat market as competitors so far Pakistan has held its ground successfully in the regional market of Middle East," Dr Muhammad Hayat Jaspal, Head of Meat and Nutrition of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), told this scribe. …Read More

Soy as a meat replacer

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article image Around the globe mounds of people who cannot consume animal protein due to poor purchasing power and certain are vegetarian who don’t like to consume animal proteins due to their religious restrictions. In present scenario, Vegetarian food market lodge a larger-than-ever shelf space and second-largest market share specially in US due to the consumers’ increasing health concerns and environment awareness. The increase in number of such peoples has also contributed to enduring market…Read More

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Scope of Halal Meat Industry of Pakistan

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article image HALAL IS a word of Arabic language which means lawful. It refers to the things or actions permitted by Sharia law’ without punishment imposed on doer but it has got more practical significance in food industry. Being Muslims, it is our requirement to eat halal food and it has also been stressed heavily in the Holy Quran on consumption of food which fulfills certain criteria to be halal. According to a survey, the global Muslim population is around 1.83 billion which constitutes 30% of…Read More

Pak meat exports finding good niche

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Although Pakistan’s halal sector is still under-performing, the country is set to become one of the active players in the global meat trade, at least in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. The sector is slowly striving to create a niche for itself in the highly competitive global market which could be worth up to $1.6 trillion by 2018. Pakistan’s halal meat exports rose to $230.2 million during FY14, showing a 9pc increase, compared to $211.1 million in FY13,…Read More

Argentina offers expertise in farm, Halal meat areas

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan and Argentina can enhance cooperation in agriculture and Halal meat sectors to get mutually beneficial results, said Rodolfo Martin Saravia, the Argentine Ambassador, while addressing business community at the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). He said that Argentine could transfer modern technology to Pakistan for quality meat production since the country has strength in the field. He said Argentina could send its experts to help…Read More

Dr Jaspal first Ph.D in Meat Science

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Dr Muhammad Hayat Jaspal of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) has recently completed his PhD in Meat Science and Technology from University of Bristol, UK, and resumed his duties as Assistant Professor in the Department of Meat Science and Technology. Dr Jaspal is the first PhD in Pakistan in the discipline of Meat Science and Technology, says a press release issued here. In the UK, he was awarded a gold medal and cash prize by the British Poultry…Read More

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Cashing in on halal meat market

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SINCE A new and dynamic global halal industry is thriving especially in the world where over 1.6 billion Muslims live, the demand for halal foods and products is getting strong with the passage of time. In countries like Malaysia, the government is pushing hard to make the country a global hub for halal products. However, Pakistan, having over 180 million Muslim population, has a more pure regime where consumption of alcohol along with all other Haram food products like pork are virtually non-…Read More

Punjab govt sets up firm for healthy, cheap meat

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STAFF REPORT LHR:  The Punjab government has established Punjab Agricultural and Meat Company (Pamco) in the province in order to ensure provision of quality and hygienic meat to the citizens at affordable rates.Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said Punjab Agricultural and Meat Company (Pamco) has been established to ensure provision of quality and hygienic meat to the citizens at affordable rates. He stressed the need for "Early operationalisation of the institution has…Read More