Second Outbreak of ASFV in China Reported in Zhengzhou, Henan Province

An outbreak of African swine fever has been discovered in a slaughterhouse in Zhengzhou, capital of central Chian’s Henan Province, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Thursday [16 August 2018]…Full Article: Xinhua Aug 2018 Key Point The Zhengzhou slaughterhouse was owned by WH Group (HKG:0288), one of China’s leading pork processors and owner of

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 ECNS.cn 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