NEPAL MEAT INDUSTRY DEVASTATED BY EARTHQUAKE

Authorities in the earthquake-stricken Kathmandu have banned the sale of meat and the slaughtering of livestock including poultry across the Nepali capital, because of concerns about disease. Meat traders in the rest of Nepal have already been affected by falling sales and depressed prices. “In seven of the worst affected disaster areas [within Kathmandu] including Basantapur Durbar Square, we have restricted the sale of meat as it could lead to…disease like swine flu,” Ek Narayan Aryal, chief district officer of Kathmandu told GlobalMeatNews. He explained ...


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