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  1. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Mainland poultry may be back on menu for festival

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by Ernest Kao, E MILY TSANG

    ... 12,000 bred locally. Imports were suspended- initially for four months- at the end of a three-week ban on live chicken sales, which was prompted by the discovery of the H7N9 bird-flu virus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583954/mainland-poultry-may-be-back-menu-festival
  2. Business - China Business - RESTAURANTS

    Fast-food chains reinvent themselves as Chinese tastes evolve

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:49am by Celine Sun

    ... with excessive antibiotics. Then an outbreak of H7N9 bird flu on the mainland set panic among chicken consumers. This resulted in a 15 per cent drop in KFC China's same-store sales for last year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1556072/fast-food-chains-reinvent-themselves-chinese-tastes-evolve
  3. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Shenzhen makes a half-hearted start to trial ban on live poultry

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:44am by He Huifeng

    ... The ban will also cover the Luohu, Yantian and Nanshan districts but no dates have been set for this. According to the provincial health department, there have been 109 cases of H7N9 bird flu ... after Zhong Nanshan, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a leading figure during the Sars epidemic in 2003, said the key to containing H7N9 was controlling live poultry markets. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1552363/shenzhen-makes-half-hearted-start-trial-ban-live-poultry
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bird flu threat has eased, says health chief

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by LO WEI

    ... to "alert" as the H7N9 bird flu outbreak has eased. The serious level- second on a three-level scale of which the top rank is "emergency"- had been in place since December when the first human infection was confirmed in Hong Kong. Since then, Hong Kong has had 10 H7N9 cases, all resulting from infection on the mainland. "Since April 13 this year, Hong Kong has recorded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530983/bird-flu-threat-has-eased-says-health-chief
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Mers on the rise, but WHO not yet declaring a global health emergency

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:24am by WASHPOST

    ... viruses that have arisen over the past decade. Some, like the H7N9 bird flu virus, have the potential to cause a global outbreak because influenza viruses constantly change and could spread ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512865/mers-rise-who-not-yet-declaring-global-health-emergency
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    When it comes to live-chicken sales, health should be the top priority

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Guangzhou authorities clearly think that time has arrived, after stalls in 60 per cent of the city's wet markets tested positive for the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus at the end of last month. ... measures- after the H7N9 virus was discovered in a mainland bird in the Cheung Sha Wan wholesale market. The live-chicken trade was linked to the 1997 outbreak of H5N1 bird flu that killed six ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1510125/when-it-comes-live-chicken-sales-health-should-be-top
  7. News - China - AVIAN FLU

    Sichuan man dies in first human case of H5N6 bird flu

    Posted May 06th 2014, 10:02pm by Zhuang Pinghui, LO WEI

    ... in China. About one-fifth of the 419 cases of H7N9 infections proved fatal. Two people contracted H10N8, while a woman in Taiwan who was infected with H6N1 bird flu recovered. "We don't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1506142/sichuan-poultry-farmer-confirmed-dead-new-bird-flu-strain-h5n6
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Guangzhou begins trial ban of live poultry sales after H7N9 wet market tests

    Posted May 05th 2014, 11:19pm by Mimi Lau, LO WEI

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou and Lo Wei Guangzhou begins live poultry ban Guangzhou suspended sales of live poultry at nearly a third of its wet markets yesterday as it began a four-month pilot scheme. The move was instigated after stalls in 60 per cent of the city's wet markets tested positive for the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus at the end of last month. Upon conclusion of the trial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505389/guangzhou-begins-trial-ban-live-poultry
  9. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    More live-chicken retailers join boycott over prices

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Vendors protest against costs after bird-flu scare; chickens and sympathy in short supply More live-chicken retailers join boycott over prices About half of Hong Kong's estimated 130 chicken retailers will be closed for busines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1481124/more-live-chicken-retailers-join-boycott-over-prices
  10. News - China - AVIAN FLU

    China's 2014 bird flu death toll rises to nearly 100

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 02:08pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Almost 100 people in China have died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in the first three months of the year, but the number of both fatalities and infections declined ... the data showed earlier this week, giving a total of 250 cases. Last year China recorded 46 deaths and 144 cases in the H7N9 outbreak, which started early in 2013 and returned in the autumn. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1475936/chinas-2014-bird-flu-death-toll-rises-nearly-100

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