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February 27, 2013

KFC cuts 1,000 chicken suppliers in China

Feb 27, 2013 Fast food giant KFC has cut more than 1,000 farms from its supplier network in China in a measure to ensure food safety following the recent tainted chicken scandal. KFC cuts 1,000 chicken suppliers in China KFC suppliers were investigated in December last year over claims of high levels of antibiotics in chicken. The food scare caused a 6% fall in the China sales of KFC's parent Yum! Brands in the fourth quarter, a worse drop than what was expected. KFC will stop…

Agriculture of Pakistan

Pakistan is an agricultural country. Agriculture is an important sector providing food to the fast growing population of the country. It is the backbone of the economy of Pakistan, as it contributes 24 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and 60 percent in total export earnings. It employs 47 Percent of the labor force of the country. Approximately 65 percent people are directly or indirectly associated with this field. It is very important field as it provides raw metrical for a lot…

Fruit: Pomegranate

LATIN NAME:(Punica granatum) HISTORY: Historically, the pomegrante has been associated with fertility and ripe health. From the latin phrase "grained apple," the pomegranate is mentioned in Ancient Egyptian documents, the Bible, as well as Ancient Roman recipes for love. Belonging to the myrtle family of trees, the pomegranate has long been revered as a both a life-giving and aesthetically pleasing fruit. Pomegranates have originated from Iran. Its is cultivated in Spain, Egypt,…

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