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17 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Packaged Milk Industry Not Regulated for 40 Years
PAKISTAN - A National Assembly committee, stirred by the recent harrowing reports about adulterated milk being sold, came in for a greater shock when they visited the Ministry of Science and Technology for a briefing on the issue on Monday....
13 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Launching of Mastitis Management Program in Pakistan
PAKISTAN - Solve Agri Pak (Private) Limited, in collaboration with CID LINES launched the mastitis management program during a seminar on "Mastitis Can Be Managed" organized at a local hotel in Lahore in Pakistan....
View news from Pakistan Sale of Adulterated Milk Goes on Unchecked
PAKISTAN - Consumers have been consuming milk adulterated with chemicals and contaminated water causing various diseases, particularly among children....
10 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Dairy Farmers Announce Increase in Milk Price
PAKISTAN - Another milk crisis is on the horizon in the city as dairy farmers’ associations, unhappy with the government’s capped milk price, have decided to increase the wholesale price of milk by Rs4 from 11 January and then Rs6 from 1 March....
09 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Milk Testing Lab Remains Non-functional Since Opening
PAKISTAN - The first ever milk-testing laboratory established by the KP government to counter the grave problem of adulteration in milk in Peshawar is still non-functional despite its inauguration by the district nazim one month ago as analysing milk...
05 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers Not to Increase Milk Prices
PAKISTAN - Following the notice taken by Commissioner Karachi against soaring prices of milk, dairy farmers have withdrawn the decision of increasing milk prices....
03 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Stern Action Ordered Against Sellers of Adulterated Milk
PAKISTAN - Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed that indiscriminate action should be continued against the elements involved in production and sale of substandard and unhygienic milk....
30 December 2016
View news from Pakistan PFA Fails to Take Milk, Water Sample from Dairies in Rawalpindi
PAKISTAN - The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has failed to take even a single sample of milk and water from dairies in Rawalpindi, which has allowed the milk mafia to continuously play with the lives of innocent public by selling unhygienic milk....
29 December 2016
View news from Pakistan Govt Issues Notice to Major Companies for Milk
PAKISTAN - The government on Wednesday issued a notice to almost all major providers of pasteurised milk, asking them to explain reports which show that their products are unfit for human consumption....
28 December 2016
View news from Pakistan Commission to Inspect Milk, Water Companies
PAKISTAN - The Supreme Court yesterday formed a local commission to inspect different milk and water companies with directions to Punjab Food Authority to ensure completion of reports on samples taken from the local companies....
22 December 2016
View news from Pakistan Cattle Markets in Kashmore District Lacking Basic Facilities
PAKISTAN - here is a great dearth of basic facilities in the two big cattle markets of Kashmore district. Basic necessities such as water, grass, shelter, sanitation and also security are mostly missing in the markets situated in Kandhkot and Tangwani...
05 June 2015
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Dairy Industry Threatened by Indian Powder Imports
PAKISTAN - Pakistan is becoming increasingly reliant on Indian milk powder imports at the expense of its own dairy farmers. ...
25 August 2014
View news from Pakistan Setting Up of Unauthorised Cattle Markets Prohibited
PAKISTAN - The Administrator of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Rauf Akhtar Farooqui on Friday imposed an immediate ban on the setting up of makeshift cattle markets and "Bakra-piris" anywhere in the city other than the designated places....
30 July 2014
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Allows Import of Live Animals
PAKISTAN - The Government of Pakistan approved a proposal lifting the ban on the import of live animals from countries on 4 July 2014....
15 March 2013
View news from Pakistan Diphtheria Outbreak Kills Calves in Rawalpandi
PAKISTAN– Ten calves in the Muslim colony of Gwalmandi, Rawalpindi have died after a diphtheria outbreak has been confirmed by Dr Saqib Zafar, District Livestock Officer....
28 January 2013
View news from Pakistan Court Agrees on Meat, Poultry Exports to Afghanistan
PAKISTAN - The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has agreed to exports of poultry and cattle to Afghanistan provided the poultry and dairy farm associations can assure that the prices of chicken (broiler) and beef do not exceed Rs.285 per kilo and Rs.270 per...
05 November 2012
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Accepts USDA Semen and Embryo Health Certificates
PAKISTAN - The Government of Pakistan has agreed to proposed USDA veterinary health certificates for export of bovine embryos and bovine semen to Pakistan....
06 August 2012
View news from Pakistan PHC Maintains Ban on Export of Cattle & Poultry
PAKISTAN - The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday, 2 August, declared that a ban on exports and smuggling of cattle and poultry to Afghanistan would continue till the end of Ramazan. ...
31 July 2012
View news from Pakistan Plan Finalised to Stop Cattle, Poultry Smuggling
PAKISTAN - In compliance with the verdict of Peshawar High Court (PHC), the City District Administrative has devised a comprehensive strategy for carrying out crackdown against smuggling of cattle and poultry products to neighbouring Afghanistan. ...
14 November 2011
View news from Pakistan Farmers Advised To Adopt Global Gap Principles
PAKISTAN - Farmers should adopt principles of global gap to improve their produce according to international standards. ...
03 October 2011
View news from Pakistan Flood Kills 150,000 Cattle
PAKISTAN - More than 150,000 cattle have died in Pakistan as a result of the recent flooding, which, just 12 months after the last massive flooding in the country, has washed away fodder resources and helped spread water-borne and other infectious diseases...
22 August 2011
View news from Pakistan Support For New Poultry, Dairy, Fish & Meat Projects
SINDH, PAKISTAN - The Sindh Enterprises Development Fund has approved 14 investment proposals for processing a wide range of agricultural produce, dairy and poultry farming. ...
15 August 2011
View news from Pakistan Concerns Raised Over Food Safety
PAKISTAN - Concerns have been raised about the licensing of slaughterhouses in Karachi. ...
31 May 2011
View news from Pakistan Dairy And Meat Processing Zone For Sindh
PAKISTAN - The government in Sindh province in Pakistan had put forward plans for a dairy village and meat-processing zone in Bhambhore. ...
04 April 2011
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers Defer Milk Price Hike
PAKISTAN - The President of the Karachi Dairy Farmers Association, Haji Akhtar Gujjar, has asked dairy wholesalers and retailers to sell milk at Rs55 and Rs60 respectively and not to implement the increase announced on Thursday, reports The News....
19 January 2011
View news from Pakistan Livestock, Dairy Exhibition To Be Held In Karachi
PAKISTAN - Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) is organising an exhibition on livestock, dairy, fisheries and poultry on 7 and 8 February 2011 at Expo Centre Karachi. ...
25 October 2010
View news from Pakistan Vigilence Required To Prevent Disease Outbreaks
PAKISTAN - Cattle being brought to cities for sacrifice on Eidul Azha are carriers of viruses and bacteria, which can result in outbreaks of various infections particularly the deadly Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), experts have warned....
27 September 2010
View news from Pakistan US Donates $16 Million To FAO For Pakistan Farmers
PAKISTAN - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is to provide FAO with $16 million to support wheat planting, prevent further livestock losses and de-silt irrigation systems in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, one of the provinces...
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