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Why Indian buffalo is 'black gold' for legal slaughter houses

Global ban on Brazilian beef and crackdown on illegal abattoirs India could shake global exports

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With Brazil’s beef exports reportedly having plunged 99 per cent after many nations banned beef imports owing to a safety scandal and the Yogi administration in Uttar Pradesh cracking down on illegal slaughter houses in the state, the ones recognised by Agricultural & Processed Foods Export Development Authority (APERDA) could make hay while the sun shines. That’s if the enhanced availability of animals for slaughter to their registered abattoirs is not disrupted and their factories are able to ramp up production to meet global demand owing to the Brazilian crisis. India and ...