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  1. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    China bird flu ‘devastates’ poultry business

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:27pm by AFP

    ... plunging amid concerns over food safety. Chinese authorities say they do not know how the H7N9 avian influenza – which has killed seven people and sickened 24 – is spreading, though it is believed ... earlier at the city’s largest agricultural market, the state-backed China News Service reported. Human H7N9 infections have so far been confined to China’s developed eastern region. Shanghai has ...

  2. Business - Money - PHARMACEUTICALS

    Bird flu fears spark stock stampede

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... the as yet unnamed disease. The H7N9 strain of avian flu is a statutorily notifiable infectious disease in Hong Kong. There is so far no vaccine for it. Shenzhen Neptunus Bioengineering, Shandong ... the three became infected but there was no evidence of human-to-human transmission. The commission said two men- aged 87 and 27- died in Shanghai after becoming infected with the H7N9 strain ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Bird flu outbreak costs China's poultry industry US$65b

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China’s human H7N9 bird flu outbreak has cost the country’s poultry industry more than 400 billion yuan (HK$500 billion) as consumers shun chicken, ... of the National Animal Husbandry Service. H7N9 avian influenza has infected 130 people in China, killing 35, since it was found in humans for the first time, according to latest official data. Poultry ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. Business - Companies - RESTAURANTS

    Bird flu adds to KFC's China woes

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Fast-food chain 'failing to keep pace with rapid changes in tastes of Chinese consumers' Can Colonel Sanders win back Chinese diners? Yum Brand reported that same-store sales on the mainland plunged 29 per cent last month as concerns about the s ...

  6. Business - Money - STOCKS

    Bird flu scare gives shot in the arm to vaccine shares

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 03:05pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com But mainland poultry companies take a hit as panic selling sets in over fears of a mass cull Bird flu scare gives shot in the arm to vaccine shares Vaccine shares rose while mainland poultry companies declined on the stock market yesterday as the H7N9 bird flu scare in eastern China triggered speculation that Beijing could order a cull to prevent ...

  7. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Hong Kong shares sink 2.7pc amid China bird flu scare

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... as soon as there are signs that it is under control The new H7N9 bird flu has infected 16 people in eastern China, and six have died since February. There is no evidence of human-to-human ...

  8. Business - Companies - BIRD FLU

    China bird flu threatens KFC parent Yum’s winning streak

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 10:37am

    ... KFC parent Yum Brands warned that a new bird flu outbreak in China badly hit restaurant sales there this month, even as the company also reported a sharper-than-expected slide in March sales in the country caused by the lingering impact of a separate food ...

  9. Business - Companies - RESTAURANTS

    Tao Heung boosts China appetite

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... targets the mass market, we aim to attract middle-class customers, and we see this group of people increasing," Leung said. Mounting concern over the H7N9 virus might have a short-term impact on the catering business on the mainland, but Leung said: "Cantonese restaurants have the advantage of providing a large variety of food. If customers are worried about H7N9 and don't choose ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Yum reels as avian flu eases

    Posted May 13th 2013, 11:21am by Doug Young

    ... Doug Young KFC's downturn should ease with the end of the bird flu emergency in Shanghai, but the chain still faces longer-term slow growth in China Embattled hoteliers and restaurant operators whose businesses have been hit by China's H7N9 bird flu outbreak are finally getting some relief with Shanghai's formal cancellation of its bird flu emergency after the city went ...




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