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Italy enacts ban on lab-produced meat

Rome, Italy | Xinhua |  Italy has become the first country in the world to ban the production, sale and import of cultivated meat — a term derived from the way it is produced by the cultivation of animal cells rather than through the slaughter of animals. The ban also …

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UNBS tasks butchers to improve quality of meat sold

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has moved to enhance the quality of meat sold on the Ugandan market, setting various standard operating measures for butchers. This after a tour of butchers shops in different places revealed the poor hygienic conditions of …

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Man in Tororo beats 4-year-old son to death over meat

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police in Tororo are hunting for a man who allegedly beat his four-year-old son to death. Moses Mugwe, the Bukedi South Police Spokesperson, has identified the suspect as Patrick Mamkol, a resident of Kipangori B Village in Molo Sub County, and the child …

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US approves sales of lab-grown meat to consumers

Cultured meat, also known as cultivated, cell-based or lab-grown protein, is made by putting stem cells from an animal in a vessel called a cultivator, and feed them the right blend of nutrients to multiply and grow. Los Angeles, US | Xinhua | U.S. regulators have approved the sales of …

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Putting bat meat on the table

Hunt for Ebola in the Rwenzori mountains turns into discussion of nutrition, love, and sex The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is funding a five-year project known as the “Strategies to Prevent Spillover” in seven priority African and Asian countries whose aim is to strengthen their capacities to identity, …

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Kapchorwa authorities lift ban on sale of meat

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The sale and consumption of meat in Kapchorwa municipality over the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease-FMD has resumed after two month of suspension. Sande Cherop, Kapchorwa Municipal Veterinary doctor says the ban was lifted after the municipality confirmed that there are no more cases …

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Meat consumption suspended in Kapchorwa over FMD

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The sale and consumption of meat in Kapchorwa Municipality has been suspended following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease-FMD. An infected animal presents with blisters on the mouth and foot, loss of appetite, fever, and a drop in milk production. The disease causes severe …

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Meat, milk demand outstrips supply in Albertine region

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A preliminary study by Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) has revealed that as oil and gas developments kick off in the Albertine region, the demand for meat and milk has outstripped the supply. Tonny Odokonyero, a research fellow at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) …

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Butambala bans transportation of livestock at night

Butambala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Butambala district has banned the transportation of meat and animals at night in a bid to curb the rampant theft of livestock. Fred Paks Kalema, the Butambala Resident District Commissioner says that they have received numerous complaints from farmers regarding the theft of livestock and …

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