Consumption of chicken does not cause Corona virus, clarifies the Government. Check the links below for details.
This link shows how the COVID-19 pandemic was in its initial stage. People had no idea what was coming their way. People were relaxed about this pandemic but one man was not. He could sense something wrong. He started his preparation for recovery. He started arranging the necessary resources for the small poultry farmers. In this connection, on February 11, 2020, the delegation met with the Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Mr. Giriraj Singh, to confirm that poultry products are completely safe from the Corona virus and any false rumors spread against chicken and eggs are baseless.
The Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries also issued an advisory in March 2020 and confirmed that chicken, fish, and eggs are completely safe.
On March 13, 2020, a delegation of the Poultry Industry under the leadership of Mr. Bahadur Ali met with the Honorable Vice President of the country, Mr. Venkaiah Naidu and Mr. Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs to provide the necessary support to the Poultry Industry.
Meanwhile, the campaign to bring out the truth against negative publicity against poultry products continued.
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On March 21, 2020, Poultry Delegation met the Honorable Finance Minister, Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman along with the Honorable Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Mr. Giriraj Singh regarding the relief package for the poultry industry.