A blanket ban on pork has again been put forward by Bahrain’s MPs, less than a year after a similar plan was shot down by the Shura Council. Parliament yesterday voted on a fresh proposal to ban pork in the country and criminalise its sa
Fresh calls to ban pork products in Bahrain and criminalise their sale have gone out by a senior member of parliament (MP).
Abdulla Bin Howail wants Cabinet to place a ban on the sale, import, export, production and possession of
Bahrain is free of meat products contaminated with pork and horsemeat, according to a top Health Ministry official.
Twenty-two imported frozen and canned meat brands were pulled from shelves earlier this month after being wrongly
Twenty-two meat products imported into Bahrain have been pulled off the shelves following the discovery of pork and horsemeat in them, prompting a call for legal action by consumer protection activists, a report said.
A total of 1
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The risk that pork meat could carry the new H1N1 influenza virus is 'totally negligible', the United Nations food agency said on Tuesday, reiterating that pork and pork products were safe to eat.
Up to 20 countries worldwide have b
The United Arab Emirates has not banned pork imports, a senior official said, but some supermarkets have pulled pig meat from their shelves as a precautionary measure against swine flu.
Several countries have banned pork imports although t
Bahrain has banned the import of pork and pork products from Mexico and the US from where the bulk of the imports come. It will be banned later from other countries too if becomes infected.
The ban notification, issued by the Municipalitie
Eight MPs are recommending two-month jail terms or fines of BD300, or both, for anyone in Bahrain who imports, sells or simply possesses pork.
They are all members of the Al Asala bloc, which has already drafted amendments to Bahrain's