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UP: Meat processing plant at Kairana sealed

News Agencies | Updated on: 25 March 2017, 11:19 IST

A large meat processing plant at Kairana town in Shamli district has been sealed after district authorities found "irregularities" during checking.

A team of district officials led by subdivisional magistrate Vijay Prakash conducted the checking at Meem Agro Foods Pvt Ltd on 24 March, 2017 and sealed it, circle officer Bhushan Verma said.

Meanwhile, several meat shops which were allegedly running without licenses were closed down in Thana Bhawan, Jalalabad and Shamli towns on 24 March, 2017, he said.

In Muzaffarnagar district, several such shops were shut down in Budhana, Khatoli, Shahpur and Charthawal towns.

Slaughterhouses and meat shops allegedly running illegally have been closed down across Uttar Pradesh after a ban by the Aditya Nath Yogi government.


First published: 25 March 2017, 11:12 IST