Bollywood stars Sanjay Dutt and Suniel Shetty have taken it unto themselves to dispel the fear among consumers about eating chicken and eggs since a strain of bird flu hit the poultry of the neighbouring countries.
"I eat chicken and I relish it as I did before. I won't tell people to eat chicken that is infected, but we all know that in India no case of bird flu has been reported and eating chicken and eggs is safe," Dutt said addressing a press conference in Chandigarh.
Blaming the media for the scare among consumers, both Dutt and Shetty said being body builders they
Punjab's Animal Husbandry Minister Jagmohan Singh Kang and Secretary of the Department D S Jaspal also addressed the press meet organised by the National Egg Coordination Committee and Poultry Development Promotion Council.