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  1. Sichuan pig farmers brace for shake-out

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Heavy losses may lead to industry consolidation with corporate piggeries coming to the fore, writes Jane Cai In An county in Mianyang city on the afternoon of June 6, survivors of the magnitude 8 earthquake that devastated Sichuan province were back to th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641719/sichuan-pig-farmers-brace-shake-out
  2. Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf (DVD)

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Educational and impressive, Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf is a mainland-made animation for children and teens. A group of cute goats that look like cotton wool balls live together in a village, and Pleasant Goat is their future leader. Big Big Wo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703660/pleasant-goat-and-big-big-wolf-dvd
  3. HK must do its job on antibiotics vigilance

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Most of the world's antibiotics are given to animals, not people. The food industry long ago found that putting these drugs in poultry and livestock feed minimised disease and sped up ... the availability of affordable produce. Additives to animal feed can improve quality and safety. Antibiotics were designed for treating human infections, but their use for raising livestock has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695213/hk-must-do-its-job-antibiotics-vigilance
  4. Let's say no to GM technology

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... risks in products. There may be some problems that affect people's health we do not know of. Messing around with the genetic code of living organisms, from vegetables to livestock ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000519/lets-say-no-gm-technology
  5. Bird-flu chickens sent back to mainland

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai About 2,000 chickens were returned to the mainland yesterday after the birds were found carrying the H5 bird-flu virus. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said the chickens were imported from the mainland on Thursday through the Man Kam To border checkpoint, destined for the livestock wholesale market in Cheung Sha Wan. Department inspectors took blood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/434754/bird-flu-chickens-sent-back-mainland
  6. Urban Jungle

    Posted Aug 31st 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... In the eradication or control of diseases in livestock, they have greatly improved global food production output. Veterinarians are also responsible for the security of national food supplies ... to the abattoir, we are expert witnesses in cases of animal cruelty. There are rural veterinarians that are on the frontline of livestock health, these rural veterinarians can be general practitioners ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/606093/urban-jungle
  7. Protect our food chain from bacteria

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Most of the world's antibiotics are given to animals, not people. The food industry puts these drugs in poultry and livestock feed to reduce disease and speed up growth. But this has created strains of bacteria that are resistant to treatment. The result is that killer germs are lurking in the food chain. Antibiotic-resistant E coli has been found in most waste samples tested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695255/protect-our-food-chain-bacteria
  8. Surveillance for bird flu over Lunar New Year

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... the entry to the mainland of sick birds or animals. The government would also boost inspection of slaughter houses and the transport of livestock on roads, establish a labelling system to allow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/581878/surveillance-bird-flu-over-lunar-new-year
  9. Pneumonia surveillance boosted over holiday in fight against bird flu

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... to the mainland of sick birds or animals. The government would also boost inspection of slaughterhouses and the transport of livestock on roads, establish a labelling system to allow authorities to trace ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/581885/pneumonia-surveillance-boosted-over-holiday-fight-against-bird-flu
  10. Virologist gets the writing bug

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'That's because Hong Kong's livestock are vaccinated against the disease, whereas the United States relies on import restrictions to keep foot-and-mouth out of the country.' According ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489164/virologist-gets-writing-bug

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