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26 November 2015
China, US Discuss Bilateral Poultry Trade
CHINA - China's Agriculture Minister Han Changfu met US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on the sidelines of a trade meeting between the two countries in Guangzhou this week....
17 November 2015
China to Develop Animal Welfare Standards
CHINA - Chinese veterinarians have started drafting the country's first welfare standard for the farming and slaughter of livestock and poultry, according to the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)....
30 October 2015
China Needs Cold Chain Improvement to Meet Food Demand
CHINA - The new railway from Chongqing to Rotterdam provides exciting new opportunities for European producers to meet Chinese food demand, but improvement of cold chains to ensure perishable food safety is needed, leading agricultural bank Rabobank has...
07 October 2015
China's Changing Diet Means it Needs a Global Food Chain
CHINA - The changing diet of the Chinese population means that self-sufficiency is no longer a viable aim for the country, according to a new report released by PwC....
23 July 2015
China Disputes EU's Poultry Import Laws at WTO
CHINA - A panel will be set up by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to investigate certain concerns of the Chinese government over the EU's poultry import regulations....
18 May 2015
China-Brazil Strengthen Agricultural Relations
CHINA - China and Brazil deepened agricultural relations last week in a meeting between Vice Minister Chen Xiaohua and the Brazilian International Relations Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply Tatiana Lipovetskaia Palermo....
28 April 2015
Young Chinese Couple's Instant Poultry Success
CHINA – A 500,000-yuan poultry investment could be earning two million yuan a year by the end of 2015....
20 April 2015
China Steps up Monitoring of Farm and Aquatic Products
CHINA - Monitoring of farm and aquaculture products in China by the Ministry of Agriculture for quality and safety has found that the majority are safe and the levels of contamination have remained stable....
10 April 2015
China Files Dispute with EU over Poultry Product Tariffs
CHINA - China has filed a dispute against the European Union with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over tariffs on poultry meat products....
12 February 2015
Chinese Poultry Exports Resume to Hong Kong
CHINA - Hong Kong has restored poultry imports from mainland China in time for the New Year holiday....
30 December 2014
Prison Sentence for Chinese Poultry Factory Bosses
CHINA - Four people have been found guilty and sentenced to prison terms for their roles in a poultry processing plant fire in 2013 that killed more than 120 people....
04 September 2014
China Vaccinates Birds in Move to Stamp out H5N1 Bird Flu
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities, in conjunction with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), have vaccinated birds in several administrative divisions in a bid to stamp out bird flu after an outbreak reoccurred at a geese farm in Northeast...
02 September 2014
H5N6 Bird Flu Reported in Northeast China
CHINA - Northeast China's Heilongjiang province has reported an outbreak of the H5N6 bird flu virus in geese, according to the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA). ...
01 September 2014
Six OSI Employees Arrested in China
CHINA - Meat processor OSI Group has confirm that six of its employees in China at the Shanghai Husi processing plant have now been arrested following detention by authorities....
26 August 2014
Arrests Made over Poisonous Chicken Feet in China
CHINA - Chinese police have arrested 38 people on suspicion of making or selling contaminated chicken feet in a crackdown involving one of the country's favorite snacks....
21 August 2014
How Does the Industry Recover from China Meat Scandal?
CHINA - Following the withdrawal of meat products supplied by Shanghai Husi Food Co. from global fast-food chains last month, Whole Hog Editor John Strak predicts how the scandal may affect the markets....
20 August 2014
China to Expand Agricultural Produce Trade with Russia
CHINA - Chinese companies exported $2.1 billion worth of agricultural produce to Russia last year, and China is willing to work with Russia to expand two-way agricultural produce trade, said a Ministry of Commerce spokesman....
11 July 2014
China Imposes Import Duties on US Chicken Meat
CHINA - The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has given its ruling on the re-investigation of anti-dumping and countervailing measures against chicken imported from the United States....
17 June 2014
WORLD MEAT CONGRESS: US Country of Origin Labelling under Attack
CHINA - A sharp attack has been made on the US stance on country of origin labelling (COOL) by the Canadian Agriculture minister, Gerry Ritz, this week at the World Meat Congress in Beijing....
WORLD MEAT CONGRESS: Chinese Progress in Global Meat and Livestock Sector
ANALYSIS - China is playing an increasingly important role on the international meat market thanks to rising consumption, prices and imports....
12 May 2014
New Strain of H5N6 Flu Virus: High Risk for Poultry in China
CHINA - The strain of the H5N6 virus that caused the world's first human death is highly pathogenic to poultry, a health expert has warned. ...
30 April 2014
Live Poultry Trade Set to Resume in Shanghai
CHINA - Shanghai will continue pushing sales of poultry that has already been slaughtered, even though a city ban on the live fowl trade ends tomorrow, 1 May, officials said....
Live Poultry Markets to be Closed in South China
CHINA - The two major downtown districts in Guangzhou — Yuexiu and Liwan — and the mega university town in Panyu district have been selected as pilot areas to require that only frozen poultry be sold at local markets and bazaars starting May 5....
21 April 2014
China to Remain Self-sufficient in Food Production
CHINA - Despite an expected increase in the country's food imports, China will maintain self-sufficiency in its main food crops, including wheat and rice, in the coming decade, said an agricultural report released on Sunday....
25 March 2014
Support to Centralise Chicken Slaughter in Guangdong
CHINA - About 53 per cent of respondents in a recent poll in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, support centralised slaughter of chickens and a ban on the live chicken trade in wet markets, while 31 per cent opposed such a move....
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