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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....
10 March 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...
04 March 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....
27 February 2014
China to Adopt National Standards for Egg Products
CHINA - The country has passed a national standard of liquid egg and egg powder....
19 February 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. ...
17 February 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....
28 January 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....
27 January 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....
24 January 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....
09 January 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....
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