Donkey Meat Burgers in Hebei Province Reportedly Contain Mule, Horse, and Pig

Hejian, a city in northern China famed for its donkey burgers, has vowed to punish fake meat producers following media reports. Chinese media reported that some butchers in Hejian, in northern China’s Hebei province, used mule, horse and pig meat and sold them as donkey meat, mostly to restaurants in Beijing, reports said…Full Article: Xinhua

Breeder Hogs from the USA Released from Quarantine and Distributed Across China

After being kept in quarantine for 45 days, 980 out of 1,012 breeding hogs imported from the United States were allowed to leave the isolation field in central China’s Hunan Province for farms across China. They included durocs, landraces and large whites – breeds that grow faster and are superior to China’s domestic breeds in

Jiangsu-based Animal Feed Company to Help China’s Livestock Industry ‘Go Green’

The livestock industry needs green development as China strives to modernize its agriculture industry by making it more efficient, inclusive and environment-friendly throughout the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), said Li Junyang, secretary-general of the International Ecological Economy Promotion Association (IEEPA), at a seminar in Beijing on Aug. 28…Full Article Aug 2016 Key Point

Law Enforcement Authorities in the Provinces of Fujian and Guangdong Seize Smuggled Meat Products

A haul of 530 tonnes of smuggled meat, including contaminated or diseased chicken wings, from Brazil and the United States, was seized at a port in Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province. The meat was incinerated by customs in east China’s Xiamen City, according to police on Tuesday [15 March 2016]. The meat was destroyed by biomass

Shenzhen-listed Ningbo Tech-Bank Hopes to Obtain Core Genetics Technologies from French Swine Breeder

France-based Choice Genetics SAS, a leading global swine genetics and breeding company, will set up a subsidiary in China. Choice Genetics China will be the group’s eighth overseas branch. It already has branches in Europe, the Americas and Asia. “Progress toward opening the subsidiary is going smoothly,” said Fu Yan, vice-president of Ningbo Tech-Bank Co

Fujian’s Yonghui Supermarkets Tout Food Safety Measures

Blue notes beside the vegetable in a branch of Yonghui Supermarket in Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, show farm produce free of pesticide residue. “The notice is helpful so that I can choose healthier food,” said a customer surnamed Lin, one of the city’s safety-minded shoppers. “For ten years, we have been cooperating with local farmers