In India, 81% limit meat in diet and 39% say they are vegetarian

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Dishes on display at a food stall at a vegetarian food festival in Bangalore.
Dishes on display at a food stall at a vegetarian food festival in Bangalore. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP via Getty Images)

All of India’s most widely practiced religions have dietary laws and traditions. For example, Hindu texts often praise vegetarianism, and Hindus may also avoid eating beef because cows are traditionally viewed as sacred. Muslim teachings, meanwhile, prohibit pork.

The vast majority of Indian adults (81%) follow some restrictions on meat in their diet, including refraining from eating certain meats, not eating meat on certain days, or both. However, most Indians do not abstain from meat altogether – only 39% of

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1 listeria death prompts Tyson to recall nearly 8.5 million pounds of chicken, USDA says

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Tyson Foods Inc. has issued a recall for nearly 8.5 million pounds of frozen chicken products over listeria concerns after one person died as a result of eating contaminated poultry, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The recall was announced Saturday and covers frozen, fully cooked chicken products that were sold between Dec. 26, 2020 and April 13 to retailers, hospitals, nursing facilities, restaurants, schools and Department of Defense locations.

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Galena Roasters Opens Shop in its Historic Illinois Home TownDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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Galena Roasters cafe

The new Galena Roasters coffee shop in central Galena, Illinois. All images courtesy of Galena Roasters.

Something’s been cooking upstairs from The Grateful Gourmet kitchen supply store among the quaint rows of historic buildings in the center of Galena, Illinois.

Under the name Galena Roasters, Earl Thompson has been overseeing a pair of Mill City Roasters on the third floor above his wife’s kitchen store since 2018. Last month, the roasting company opened its first retail cafe, joining the streetscape just down the block.

Galena Roasters Coffee Shop Owners Paul AuWerter (left) and Earl Thompson.

Thompson and business partner

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