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Himalayan Yak

Himalayan Yak The Himalayan Yak has been approved as a 'food animal' by the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI). The move is expected to help slow the decline of the high-altitude bovine animal's population by incorporating it into the conventional milk and meat industries. Food animals are those that are raised for food production or human consumption. About Himalayan Yak: The Yak is a member of the Bovini tribe, which also includes bison, bu

Baguette in the UNESCO list

Baguette in the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage Baguette, the staple French bread, was recently inscribed on the UN's list of intangible cultural heritage (ICH). France nominated the baguette as a candidate for inclusion on the UNESCO ICH list in March 2021. It drew attention to the country's steady decline in the number of bakeries, with approximately 20,000 closing since 1970. What is a baguette? The baguette is a long and thin loaf of bread ma

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