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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 9,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1192519/pig-toll-shanghai-jiaxing-rivers-climbs-above-12000
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1191885/8000-dead-pigs-are-taken-out-river
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAID

    Pig carcass furore still raising worries, despite PR campaign

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... in China's largest city and in Jiaxing, the suspected source of the dead animals about 100km upstream, as well as the central government, have tried hard to calm the public by insisting there had ... by the media. As of Tuesday, the Jiaxing city government had traced the source of 16 dead animals, from a sample of 17 pulled out of the river, from their ear tags and prosecuted their owners, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1198231/pig-carcass-furore-still-raising-worries-despite-pr-campaign
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1193193/dead-pigs-pulled-rivers-and-near-shanghai-top-13000
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1194843/dead-pigs-pulled-rivers-and-near-shanghai-top-15000
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1204193/cradle-communist-party-centre-dead-pig-fiasco
  7. Pork prices continue to rise past record of 2008

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a chef at a textile factory's canteen in Jiaxing, Zhejiang, said pork cost about 10 yuan per kg more than last year. 'Normally we have pork on our menu every other day,' he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972147/pork-prices-continue-rise-past-record-2008

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