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11 June 2013
View news from China FMD Outbreak in China Affects Pigs and Cattle
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Yunnan, affecting cattle and swine....
03 June 2013
View news from China Chinese Pork and Poultry Problems Drive Beef Demand
CHINA - In the wake of the H7N9 avian flu outbreak in China earlier this year, which cost the Chinese poultry industry some €5 billion through culling and a dramatic fall-off in consumption when poultry was removed from menus, and a public distrust...
31 May 2013
View news from China More Cattle in Tibet Affected by FMD Outbreak
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary experts have reported a further outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Tibet in which more cattle have been affected....
30 May 2013
View news from China Tracking System Keeps Tabs on Livestock, Poultry
CHINA - A system for keeping track of livestock and poultry will be implemented throughout Zhejiang province to prevent instances like the one in which more than 11,000 pig carcasses ended up in the Huangpu River earlier this year....
24 May 2013
View news from China OIE Reports Another FMD Outbreak in Tibet
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Tibet....
16 May 2013
View news from China OIE Reports Another FMD Outbreak in Xinjiang
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Xinjiang affecting cattle populations....
View news from China China's Farm Produce Prices Drop
CHINA - Prices of farm produce in 36 major Chinese cities declined for the third consecutive week, official data showed on Monday (13 May)....
13 May 2013
View news from China Premier Calls for Sound Agriculture
CHINA - Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday (8 May) urged sound agricultural production to guarantee market supply and stable prices....
View news from China Nation Needs to Upgrade Poultry, Livestock Industries
CHINA - The Chinese Ministry of Public Security recently released the top 10 meat safety-related cases uncovered this year. These cases have created a crisis of confidence among consumers and also have exposed loopholes in the meat-safety supervision...
07 May 2013
View news from China Five Year Beef Import Increase Over 1000 Per Cent
CHINA - Developments and expansion within the upper classes and the restaurant and hotel sector have led to beef imports leaping 1,346 per cent since 2008....
06 May 2013
View news from China OIE Reports More FMD in Tibet
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease affecting cattle populations in Lhasa, Tibet....
View news from China Police in Major Crackdown on Tainted Meat
CHINA - Police have arrested 904 suspects over the past three months who are accused of manufacturing and selling 20,000 metric tons of tainted and substandard meat products, the Ministry of Public Security said on Thursday....
30 April 2013
View news from China Sino-French Agreement on Meat and Agricultural Exports
CHINA - Stéphane Le Foll has signed a Chinese health cooperation agreement, opening up business opportunities for French food and agricultural sectors....
29 April 2013
View news from China Food Prices Remain Stable
CHINA - The prices of agri-foodstuffs in China remained stable last week (April 15-21) according to the survey of prices in 36 medium and large sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce, MOFCOM. ...
23 April 2013
View news from China OIE: Tibetan Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease Confirmed
TIBET – Over 150 animals have been destroyed following a foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in the Rikaze region of Tibet....
18 April 2013
View news from China Food Price Index Up – Meat Prices Down
CHINA - The price of agri-foodstuffs in China rose by small margin last week (8-14 April) after a fall for seven consecutive weeks according to monitoring by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) in 36 medium and large sized cities. ...
17 April 2013
View news from China OIE Reports FMD in Cattle in Xinjiang
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a farm located in Xinjiang, affecting cattle populations....
08 April 2013
View news from China Chinese Food Prices Keep Falling
CHINA - Prices of agri-foodstuff fell for the sixth consecutive week in 36 medium and large sized cities in China according to monitoring by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM). ...
04 April 2013
View news from China Australian Beef Exports to China Rising
CHINA - Australia’s beef and veal exports for March increased five per cent year-on-year, to 87,742 tonnes swt, with the Chinese market again setting a monthly record high, at 12,320 tonnes swt according to figures from the Department of Agriculture,...
28 March 2013
View news from China China's Farm Produce Prices Drop Consecutively
CHINA - Prices of edible farm produce in 36 major Chinese cities have declined for five consecutive weeks, new official data has showed. ...
27 March 2013
View news from China Working Together to Ensure Food for All
CHINA – In a panel discussion about food security at the China Development Forum this week, Cargill Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Page said there is no need to fear a food crisis if the world acts collectively and reacts wisely....
21 March 2013
View news from China Chinese Agrifood Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - The price of agri-foodstuff in 36 medium and large sized cities in China fell for the fourth consecutive week last week (11-17 March) according to monitoring by the Ministry of Commerce....
19 March 2013
View news from China Chinese Consumers Aware of Food Safety
CHINA - A new study reveals that consumers in China are aware of food safety issues despite a lack of information and that they are prepared to pay more for safe food products. ...
View news from China FMD Outbreak Reported in Qinghai
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported one outbreak of foot and mouth disease, affecting cattle at a farm located in Qinghai....
15 March 2013
View news from China Field Epidemiology Training Program for Veterinarians in Beijing
CHINA - The China Field Epidemiology Training Programme for Veterinarians (China FETPV) was held in Beijing on 9-10 March 2013. ...
14 March 2013
View news from China China's Farm Produce Prices Retreat
CHINA - Farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities have declined for a third week, new official data showed. ...
07 March 2013
View news from China Price of Major Farm Produce Falls Further
CHINA - The price of major farm produce in 36 medium and large sized cities fell further last week (25 February - 3 March) compared with that of the previous week according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM). ...
04 March 2013
View news from China FMD in China Affects Pigs and Cattle
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported foot and mouth disease outbreaks affecting pigs and cattle in Guangdong and Tibet....
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