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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Pig toll from Shanghai, Jiaxing rivers climbs above 12,000

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Tests reveal no abnormalities in Shanghai and Jiaxing water or in pork on sale, officials say Toll of pigs fished from rivers tops 12,000 More than 12,000 pig carcasses have now been retrieved from Shanghai's Huangpu River and rivers and lakes in neighbouring Jiaxing , with the search for more continuing in both cities. Workers had pulled nearly ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    8,000 dead pigs taken out of Huangpu River

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Agriculture Ministry team arrives in Jiaxing and tells locals to 'spare no efforts' to ensure pork safety as more carcasses are found 8,000 dead pigs ... of them young ones. It emphasised that no epidemics had occurred among Shanghai-raised pigs recently and no dumping of dead pigs had been found in the municipality. Some pig farmers in Jiaxing ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    More than 7,500 dead pigs found in Shanghai's Huangpu River

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com As Shanghai workers retrieve carcasses from the Huangpu, the party chief in Jiaxing - the source of dumped stock - steps down More than 7,500 dead pigs ... Meanwhile, the neighbouring city of Jiaxing, the source of the carcasses, said it had a new Communist Party chief. At a Jiaxing government meeting on Wednesday, the resignation of the city's ...

  4. News - China - PORK SCANDAL

    Dead pigs pulled from rivers in and near Shanghai top 13,000

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Mandy Zhou

    ... River, a source of more than a fifth of the city's drinking water, as workers pulled nearly 500 more pig carcasses from the waterway yesterday. Upstream, the government of Jiaxing said ... spokesman Xu Wei said the authorities were intensifying searches along the upper reaches of the Huangpu and were ready to move to waters bordering Jiaxing to prevent more pig carcasses from floating ...

  5. News - China

    Number of dead pigs pulled from Shanghai rivers nears 15,000

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 09:01pm by AFP

    ... government said in a statement. Jiaxing in neighbouring Zhejiang province, whose farmers are accused by Shanghai of dumping the pigs into the river upstream, had found another 4,664 dead pigs, media reports said on Tuesday. But the Xiao Xiang Morning Herald , based in the central province of Hunan, quoted residents of Xinfeng in Jiaxing as estimating more than 10,000 pigs had been recovered ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shanghai river made safe again, officials say, after flood of dead pigs

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 02:14am by Alice Yan

    ... regard these problems seriously [...] nothing safe here," she said. The propaganda chief of the neighbouring city of Jiaxing, in Zhejiang , denied claims by Shanghai that it was the source ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Cradle of Communist Party at centre of dead pig fiasco

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... pigs traced to revered historical site For decades, the river-laced city of Jiaxing in northern Zhejiang province has prided itself as the birthplace of the Chinese Communist Party. In 1921, ... auspicious distinction: the origin of some 20,000 pig carcasses retrieved from Shanghai's Huangpu River and other waterways stretching to the coast. Jiaxing is the leading hog-raising centre ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Two weeks on and still no answers on source of dead pigs found in Shanghai river

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan in Jiaxing, Zhejiang ting.yan@scmp.com Theories and guesswork abound about source of the carcasses floating down to Shanghai Too many pigs, not enough answers Almost two weeks ... retrieved from the river, which provides more than a fifth of Shanghai's drinking water. Another 3,600 have been retrieved from waterways in neighbouring Jiaxing, in Zhejiang province. ...

  9. News - China

    Number of dead pigs found in Shanghai river rises to 3,323

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 11:06am by Chris Luo

    ... the sick pigs died [they] just dumped them in the river…Constantly. Every day. Based on the labels found on the dead pigs’ ears, officials said the pigs were raised in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, which is located on the upper reaches of Huangpu River. Jiaxing local media reports last week said more than 18,000 pigs from one village had died from illness in the last two months. ...

  10. News - China

    Dead pigs turn up in Shanghai's water supply

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... of them floated down the river from Jiaxing, Zhejiang. Some were also from Pinghu in Zhejiang or from neighbouring Jiangsu province, xinmin.cn quoted a staff member at the Songjiang District ... at least a month ago. He said that instead of dying from illness, most had died due to cold weather, even though average temperatures in Jiaxing in winter are above zero degrees Celsius. ...




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