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10 July 2012
View news from India Steps to Minimise Suffering in Culling Praised
INDIA - Humane Society International and the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organization have praised the government of Andhra Pradesh for committing to follow international guidelines relating to the euthanasia of affected animal populations...
04 June 2012
View news from India Bihar Promotes Dairy Development on World Milk Day
BIHAR, INDIA - On the occasion of World Milk Day, on 1 June 2012, a two-day national-level seminar has been arranged in the state to promote dairy development in the state. The theme of the seminar is 'Status, opportunities and sustainability of dairy...
23 May 2012
View news from India Govt May Allow Export of Skimmed Milk Powder
INDIA - Following its decision to allow export of casein, a high-value milk protein on 2 May, the government is now reportedly mulling permitting exports of about 10,000 tonnes of skimmed milk powder....
17 May 2012
View news from India Gujarat's Dairies to Double Cattle Feed Manufacturing
INDIA - Dairies in Gujarat will double their capacity of cattle feed production in next two years....
11 May 2012
View news from India Dairies Threaten to Stop Milk Collection
INDIA - Major private dairies in the state of Pune have threatened to stop milk collection from the cooperative milk federations as well as from farmers if the state government fails to address their issues regarding a downturn in their sector and the...
20 April 2012
View news from India India to Become World's Largest Beef Exporter
INDIA - India is forecast to become the world’s leading beef exporter in 2012 due to an expanding dairy herd, efficiency improvements, increased slaughter and price-competitiveness in the international market particularly vis-à-vis Brazil....
16 February 2012
View news from India FMD Resulting into Economic Loss of Rs 20,000 Crore Every Year
INDIA - The government today said the foot and mouth disease in livestock sector is resulting into direct economic loss to the tune of Rs 20,000 crore per annum....
09 February 2012
View news from India India Ups Imported Milk Requirements
INDIA - The Indian government has issued a draft notification proposing veterinary certificates for the import of milk and milk products from various countries including the US....
07 February 2012
View news from India Dairy Sector Seeks Duty Cuts to Spur Growth
INDIA - In a bid to promote the processing and packaging of milk in the country, the dairy sector has sought exemption of excise duty and value added tax (VAT) on equipment and machinery in the upcoming Union Budget. Besides, the industry has also sought...
23 January 2012
View news from India Meat, Milk, Eggs, Fish Not on Deflation Diet
INDIA - Food inflation has remained in negative territory for a third week, though the rate of decline has slowed quite a bit in the first week of 2012. Though prices of most articles continued to fall, there was pressure from protein-based goods. ...
12 January 2012
View news from India India World Leader In Milk Production
INDIA - The National Dairy Development Board’s (NDDB) Annual Report for 2010-11 has conveyed that India continued to be the largest milk producing nation in 2010-11. The country’s estimated milk production for 2010-11 is 121 million tonnes, close...
11 January 2012
View news from India India Extends Import Ban on Milk From China
INDIA - On 26 December, 2011, the Government of India (GOI) extended the import prohibition on milk and milk products from China for a period of six months....
05 January 2012
View news from India VIV/ILDEX: Top-Notch 2-Day Conference Programme
BANGALORE, INDIA - The organisers of VIV/ILDEX India 2012 have optimised the knowledge part within the event by staging a top-notch two-day conference programme in parallel with the exhibition. ...
30 December 2011
View news from India Biomin India: Strong Presence at Local Trade Shows
INDIA - Kicking off in November, the annual Hyderabad Poultry Show is becoming widely recognised as the major event for the Indian poultry industry....
23 December 2011
View news from India Groups Warn Poultry & Dairy Sectors 'Face Disaster'
INDIA - Advocacy groups in India say the proposed deal between India and the EU at the World Trade Organization (WTO) would violate the right to food of a vast segment of the Indian population, particularly those who rely on the poultry and dairy sectors....
19 December 2011
View news from India Access To Milk Marketing Chains
INDIA - Resource-poor, smallholder dairy farmers in India stand to gain from entry into emerging modern milk supply chains despite the predominance of traditional milk marketing in the country, according to a study published in the 14 November 2011 online...
16 December 2011
View news from India Tirumala Invests In India's Largest Integrated Dairy
INDIA - Tirumala Dairy, the second largest private dairy player in South India, is sewing up plans to set up the country's largest integrated dairy with an investment of over Rs 5,000 crore in the next three to four years....
26 November 2011
View news from India New Measures Will Reduce Antibiotic Use
INDIA - The health ministry is to specify withdrawal periods for antibiotics in poultry, livestock and shrimp, as the result of pressure from the EU, in order to reduce the risk of the development of antimicrobial resistance....
23 November 2011
View news from India Money Gained Through Safer Milk
INDIA - A study of dairy farms in three states of India has found that farmers who adopt milk safety practices receive higher prices from sale of better quality milk....
09 November 2011
View news from India Finance Scheme To Encourage Milk Production
INDIA - Dwarka Milk is launching a Cattle Finance Scheme to encourage small farmers into dairying, with the long term aim of increasing milk production. ...
24 August 2011
View news from India India Celebrates Freedom From Rinderpest
INDIA - Following the global eradication of Rinderpest, India are celebrating its global freedom of the disease with a national ceremony....
18 May 2011
View news from India Call For Ban On Non-therapeutic Use Of Antibiotics
INDIA - The Humane Society International has called on the Indian government to impose a ban on the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in farm animals. ...
10 May 2011
View news from India Mega Dairy Plans For Bangalore
INDIA - The Karnataka Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation (KMF) is planning to set up a mega dairy in Bangalore, with a capacity to process one million litres of milk a day....
View news from India 6th Dairy And Agri Expo 2012
INDIA - The Progressive Dairy Farmers Association is organising its 6th Dairy and Agri Expo from 11-13th February 2012 at the Cattle Fair Ground, Jagraon, Punjab, India. ...
11 March 2011
View news from India VIV And ILDEX Tie Up In India
INDIA - VNU Exhibitions Europe and NCC Exhibition Organizer (NEO) have decided to bring their respective brands of VIV and ILDEX together together in India next year for VIV/ILDEX India 2012. ...
11 February 2011
View news from India Livestock Boom Risks Aggravating Animal Plagues
AFRICA & ASIA - Increasing numbers of domestic livestock and more resource-intensive production methods are encouraging animal epidemics around the world, a problem that is particularly acute in developing countries, where livestock diseases present a...
10 January 2011
View news from India Door-To-Door Drive To Test Milk Gets Underway
INDIA - In a welcome first, officials of the department of food and drug administration will now conduct door-to-door purity tests on milk and milk products in residential colonies in the state capital and across the state. ...
07 January 2011
View news from India Strengthening Dairy Farming Infrastructure
INDIA - The Indian Animal Husbandry Department is to implement a Rs. 50 million project to encourage farmers to strengthen and upgrade existing infrastructure to make dairy farming commercially viable. ...
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