30 May '12, 3pm

India Will Be World's Largest Beef Exporter in 2012

India Will Be World's Largest Beef Exporter in 2012

It may come as a great surprise to anyone with even just a cursory knowledge of India's cultural relationship with cows, but new data from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (h/t The Atlantic ) shows that the way things are going this year India will be the world's largest exporter of beef. Beef. By the end of 2012 India will export roughly 1.5 million metric tons of beef, continuing a sharp rise beginning in 2009 and overtaking Australia, Brazil, and the United States, in that order. Each of those nations will export around 1.2-1.4m metric tons of beef this year. India's beef is sold in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia. Yes, a nation in which cow slaughter is officially prohibited and utterly anathema to the majority of the population due to tradition and/or religion, will overtake three icons of cattle ranching and beef eating. How is this happening? ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-agriculture/india-w...

Tweets

Holy Cow! India will be world's largest exporter of Beef? #beef #food #India #export #ironic #waterbuffalo #slaughter

Holy Cow! India will be world's largest exporte...

ecorazzi.com 31 May '12, 10am

India Set to Become World’s Largest Beef Exporter 0 Tweet by China DeSpain Freeman May 31, 2012 Categories: Animals , Caus...

Why entrepreneurs will not save the world, by @LaingCallum

Why entrepreneurs will not save the world, by @...

sgentrepreneurs.com 31 May '12, 4am

Why entrepreneurs will not save the world May 31, 2012 by Guest Contributor Callum Laing, serial entrepreneur and CEO of F...

History will be made at the 2012 TT Zero. A preview.

History will be made at the 2012 TT Zero. A pre...

green.autoblog.com 30 May '12, 11pm

Rising out of the chilly waters of the Irish sea, the Isle of Man is paradise for those who consider the world's most dang...

Armand de Brignac releases the world’s largest ...

luxurylaunches.com 29 May '12, 12pm

Armand de Brignac releases the world’s largest Rosé Champagne bottle To make the summer of 2012 special, Armand de Brignac...

The #SpeciesOfTheDay is the world's largest liz...

worldwildlife.org 31 May '12, 2pm

Follow @world_wildlife on Twitter and don't miss a single day of species facts, photos, and more. Loading... About Species...

ter-ba-BOM! - A Heritage Hunt will be happening...

museums.com.sg 02 Jun '12, 6am

ter-ba-BOM! – A Heritage Hunt Malay Heritage Centre, Visitor Centre From 1 June Malay Heritage Centre’s Plaza Entrance by ...

Neoteny Labs Principal, James Chan, discusses key differences in Venture Capital markets across India, China, US...

Neoteny Labs Principal, James Chan, discusses k...

e27.sg 31 May '12, 1am

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Gre...

Today, #SecDef is in #India to discuss our strong mil-to-mil relationship with the nation.

Today, #SecDef is in #India to discuss our stro...

defense.gov 05 Jun '12, 10am

U.S., India Maintain Good Military-to-Military Relations By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service DELHI, India, June ...

Kipsang Leads Kenyan Double In India

Kipsang Leads Kenyan Double In India

running.competitor.com 28 May '12, 10am

Kipsang Leads Kenyan Double In India By News Published 12 hours ago comments Tweet Share Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworo won the ...

India Can Lead in the Global Trend towards Ener...

switchboard.nrdc.org 29 May '12, 9pm

India now ranks second in the world for area under green building cover , pointing to the country’s impressive growth in g...

Perhaps Maruah will prove me wrong with stats of the coverage for the BE 2012, but GE2011 shows lots of bias.

Perhaps Maruah will prove me wrong with stats o...

maruah.org 30 May '12, 2am

MARUAH is conducting an election watch project. Part of this project includes monitoring the election coverage by the main...

Top Gear Racetrack Goes Solar; Largest REC Solar Power Project in India ...: Here's some more top cleantech news...

Top Gear Racetrack Goes Solar; Largest REC Sola...

cleantechnica.com 29 May '12, 12pm

“The spark we need is better integration. For most of these Green Button apps to work well, you have to log in to your uti...

Largest Bottega Veneta flagship store opens up in China

Largest Bottega Veneta flagship store opens up ...

luxurylaunches.com 28 May '12, 12pm

Largest Bottega Veneta flagship store opens up in China From crafted storefront to handles carved in pure leather, from ta...

2012 World Series of Poker bracelet is the world's most expensive sports prize

2012 World Series of Poker bracelet is the worl...

luxurylaunches.com 28 May '12, 12pm

2012 World Series of Poker bracelet is the world's most expensive sports prize If you enjoy a healthy game of competitive ...

Adidas, IKEA Sever Ties With World's Largest Beef Producer Over Amazon Deforestation

Adidas, IKEA Sever Ties With World's Largest Be...

ecouterre.com 06 Jun '12, 7pm

In the three years since it was signed, however, little progress has been made. JBS, in particular, has “consistently fail...