Beef loses flavour

Published: Monday 28 February 1994

PAKISTANIS are cutting down on eating beef and are moving towards chicken. Although chicken was previously considered a luxury dish, the growth of the poultry industry has led to a major slash in prices, making it affordable for the less wealthy, writes Panos Features.

Besides, there are fears that many animals are carved up after they have died of diseases like rinderpest. There is also suspicion that much of the meat sold as beef may actually be the flesh of aging donkeys and other animals.

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