Press releases by the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying and the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India refute the claim.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India released a report which states that the coronavirus spreads from human to human while sneezing or coughing. It also clarified that meat from cooked livestock including poultry is safe to eat. The committee has also advised avoiding consumption of raw or undercooked meat as well as unprocessed food products.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.