Import of buffalo meat necessary to meet local beef demand

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 15 May 2016

A file picture of cattle in India. - Reuters

JOHOR BARU: Malaysia has no choice but to import buffalo meat from India as local production of beef is insufficient to meet domestic demand.

Veterinary Services Department director-general Datuk Dr Kamarudin Md Isa said the cost of beef would go up if imports were to stop.

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