Press Releases

Farm overcrowding behind China’s floating pigs

Philippine Daily Inquirer
Friday - April 26, 2013

 

 

JIAXING – Overcrowding on farms around Shanghai was the underlying factor that led to 16,000 dead pigs floating down the Huangpu river into China’s affluent financial centre, according to an analysis of official documents and interviews with farmers in the region.

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New bird flu strain spreads from mainland China to Taiwan

Philippine Daily Inquirer
Friday - April 26, 2013

 

 

 

BEIJING --- The new strain of avian influenza that has infected more than 100 people in China in the last two months has, for the first time, been reported in another country.


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Prices stable despite pork, cement spikes
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Monday - April 08, 2013

 

The National Price Coordinating Council (NPCC) will ask pork and cement producers to explain high prices despite the stable cost of other commodities.

 

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China bird flu outbreak spurs food safety fears
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Tuesday - April 09, 2013

 

 

SHANGHAI – China’s bird flu outbreak is “devastating” poultry sales, an industry group said Tuesday, as the H7N9 virus which has killed seven people triggered a new food safety scare.

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