Monday, July 19, 2010

Indian beef is buffalo meat, says Malaysian minister

Alor Setar (Malaysia) Jul 19 (Bernama) Beef imported from India is actually buffalo meat, Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Noh Omar has clarified.He said the 'Indian beef', referred to as "daging kotak" in Malaysia was cheaper than local beef and was preferred by the people.People should not be confused over the use of the term 'Indian beef' as India has laws banning the slaughter of cows, he told reporters after the ministry's monthly assembly at the headquarters of the Muda Agriculture Development Authority (Mada) here.Noh said Malaysia imported about 80,000 tonnes of meat from India annually.


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