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  1. Carcasses put heavy burden on farmers

    Posted Aug 04th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... not be compared to the current situation. 'Right now we don't have a Streptococcus suis outbreak in Hong Kong and pig farms are private commercial premises. Dead pigs are part of their daily ... reason. During the past week, the department has inspected nearly 100 pig farms in Hong Kong. Farmers were also given leaflets spelling out precautionary measures against the deadly pig ...

  2. Action in HK too harsh, say farmers

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Farmers say the Hong Kong government is being too harsh in its enforcement of stepped-up hygiene measures in the wake of the outbreak of a deadly disease among pigs in Sichuan. ... are higher,' a spokesman said. Farmers acknowledge that hygiene standards at the collection points have greatly improved. 'Dead pigs were properly wrapped up in San Tin and collectors now come ...

  3. We'll keep selling eels, say traders amid scare

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... outbreak of a deadly pig-borne disease, has prompted the government to consider setting up a centre for food safety to improve Hong Kong's response to such incidents and enhance monitoring ...

  4. HK stores suspend pork sales amid outbreak

    Posted Jul 25th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam, Yi Hu and Shi Ting ParknShop and Wellcome yesterday suspended sales of frozen pork imported from Sichuan, where a disease related to pigs has left at least 17 people dead ... as pig streptococcus bacteria, or swine fever virus. ...



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