Concerns Over the Sale of Drowned Hogs and Poultry After Flooding in China

Severe flooding across large parts of the country has raised fresh concerns about food safety. Since the rainy season began in early June, millions of domestic animals have been washed away in flooding, authorities said…Full Article: Xinhua July 2016 Key Point As a result of flooding from mid-June to early July 2016, Anhui Province lost

Myanmar Suspends Rice Exports Until mid-September 2015

Myanmar rice traders have agreed to suspend exports of rice until mid-September to maintain price stability and local self-sufficiency amid the country encountering severe floods, Myanmar Rice Federation said on Tuesday [4 August 2015]. Industry stakeholders decided one-and-a-half-month freeze to ensure an adequate supply of rice for the domestic market and suspend exports until September

Heilongjiang Province, China’s Largest Grain Producer, is Suffering From Both Drought and Floods

China’s largest grain producer, Heilongjiang Province, is facing dual drought and flood challenges during this year’s spring harvest, according to experts. Ten counties and cities in the province’s west are suffering a lack of rain, while 29 others in the east and north are threatened by flood, meteorology experts said at a consultation meeting on