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Monday, April 21, 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....
Tuesday, March 25, 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....
Monday, March 10, 2014
H5N1 Bird Flu Outbreak Reported in Yunnan
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Yunnan province in the south of the country at the junction of three villages - Dong, Taijiashan and Wulongtan - involving more than half...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
H7N9 Bird Flu Cases in Live Bird Markets in Hunan
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported two cases from two outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza (H7N9) in live bird markets located in Hunan....
Thursday, February 27, 2014
China to Adopt National Standards for Egg Products
CHINA - The country has passed a national standard of liquid egg and egg powder....
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Chinese Cities Ban Poultry Trading as H7N9 Cases Rise
CHINA - Chinese cities have stepped up control of the live poultry trade as the number of human H7N9 bird flu infections continues to rise. ...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Markets Close Due to Worsening H7N9 Bird Flu
CHINA – Poultry markets in two Chinese cities have been closed as the bird flu death toll continues to mount....
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
China Culls Chickens to Prevent Bird Flu Spread
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have sent the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) an eleventh follow-up report on the low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) outbreak situation in the country....
Monday, January 27, 2014
China Takes Measures Against H7N9
CHINA - Chinese Vice-Premier Liu Yandong on Sunday called for coordinated efforts to prevent and control H7N9 avian flu....
Friday, January 24, 2014
H5N2 Bird Flu Virus Discovered in Shandong
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported finding poultry that tested positive for the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus at a farm in Shandong province....
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Shanghai’s Live Poultry Markets to Close for Three Months
CHINA - Shanghai's live poultry markets will be shut from the end of this month until 30 April to prevent a recurrence of bird flu, said the Shanghai Agricultural Commission....
Monday, January 06, 2014
H7N9 Found in South China Poultry Market
CHINA - An environmental sample taken from a live poultry market in South China's Guangdong province has tested positive for H7N9 bird flu, the provincial health authority announced on Sunday....
Friday, January 03, 2014
H5N1 Bird Flu Outbreak Confirmed in Guizhou
CHINA - The southwest China province of Guizhou has reported an outbreak of H5N1 in poultry, the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has announced....
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Partnership to Coordinate Chinese-EU Animal Health Research
CHINA - China's exponential economic growth over the last decade has been accompanied by a sharp increase in consumption of animal products. Today, China is the world's largest livestock producer and consumer....
Final Report on Audits Conducted on Chinese Poultry Slaughter Plants
CHINA - USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has posted to its website its final report of an audit of four poultry slaughter establishments conducted in the People’s Republic of China. ...
Thursday, December 19, 2013
US Inspectors to Help Oversee Drug, Ingredient Producers in China
CHINA - In an effort to eliminate the weak industry oversight, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to add ten new drug inspectors to its office in China....
Friday, December 06, 2013
China Bans More Dutch Poultry
CHINA - The Centre for Food Safety has banned poultry product imports from Groningen in the Netherlands due to an avian influenza outbreak....
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
China to Standardise Poultry Husbandry
CHINA - Chinese authorities will standardise the breeding and raising of poultry and livestock because husbandry-generated pollution has become a major problem in the countryside, according to a regulation signed by Premier Li Keqiang....
Friday, September 27, 2013
China's Ministry Welcomes WTO Poultry Ruling
CHINA - The Ministry of Commerce welcomed the World Trade Organization's rejection of US allegations concerning China breaking WTO rules by imposing duties on imported US chicken....
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Be Alert of H7N9 Amid Flu Seasons, Chinese Experts Warn
CHINA - The avian influenza strain of H7N9 is highly likely to return and affect humans in the autumn and winter on the Chinese mainland, warned Zeng Guang, chief epidemiologist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention....
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
China Looks to Uganda to Tackle Food Deficit
CHINA - Ugandan Agriculture Minister Tress Bucyanayandi has said he has no problems with China's need to grow food in Africa to tackle its own growing food deficit....
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Opposition Voiced in US to Chicken Processed in China
CHINA - The US Department of Agriculture's recent approval of some plants in China to process poultry meat for the US market is meeting with opposition in the US. ...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Ministry Pursues Perdue over Imported Chickens
CHINA - The Ministry of Commerce has renamed Perdue Farms Inc. of the US over anti-dumping and countervailing duties on imports of white-feathered broilers, following a change of the company's name last year....
Friday, August 23, 2013
Authorities Discover Duck, Pork in Mutton
CHINA - The Chinese authorities have discovered two consignments of fake mutton and banned them from Beijing's markets, Beijing Times reported. ...
Monday, August 05, 2013
Pilot Program Shows Poultry Markets New Way to Do Business
CHINA - A successful pilot program, focusing on an innovative approach to running poultry markets, could vastly reduce the risk of bird flu, according to a leading specialist. ...
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