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  1. Testing to expand to animal feed

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Melamine is widely used in China to give livestock feed the appearance of higher protein content, according to previous reports by foreign media. Last year, the chemical hit the headlines when ... that from May all livestock feed be tested for melamine in accordance with Ministry of Agriculture standards. However, mainland authorities have been under fire since admitting that dairy products ...


    Canadian food inspection reseachers charged over bid to ship germs to China

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... humans and livestock to China. Nielsen was apprehended as he was heading to Ottawa airport last October with 17 vials of live brucella bacteria, which can cause infections of bovine reproductive ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Cradle of Communist Party at centre of dead pig fiasco

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

    ... management was a main reason for the high livestock death rate. Wang Xiaoyue, an analyst from the Beijing Orient Agribusiness Consultants, said pollution from raising pigs has long been rampant ... and improve the quality of livestock without slashing farmers' income. Lu, its party chief, called this task "an inevitable trend and a matter that allows no delay", the newspaper said. ...

  4. What's your poison?

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 1,000 people. Of these, 246 outbreaks- or about seven in 10- were due to bacterial food poisoning. Modern poultry and livestock farming methods have created favourable conditions for viruses ... to the market, while by-products such as trimmings, inedible offal and bones are processed into meat and bone meal, which in turn is added to livestock feed to improve its protein content. This recycling ...

  5. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Party cadre Zhu Zhangjin pins hopes of food security on overseas farms

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... problems, Zhu said. For instance, livestock, living in often unhygienic conditions, become more susceptible to disease. The disposal of their waste- and carcasses when they die- is a problem ...

  6. Taiwan to establish database for food

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... fishery, livestock and forestry sectors, while the Industrial Development Bureau will deal with the phase of product processing and manufacturing. The Food and Drug Administration would supervise ...

  7. Food supply safety a 'crucial national goal'

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent' of livestock and poultry growers to keep detailed records of animals' condition and sales. Mr Gao said 71 per cent of the 676 major agriculture wholesale markets across the mainland ...

  8. Fears over food safety linger after milk scandal

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... livestock for their daily consumption. Cheng Cunwang, a PhD student at Renmin University's School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, has seen many pigs fed with the banned steroid ...

  9. A bad recipe for dealing with disaster

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... technicians and six scientific officers. There are no immediate plans to hire veterinarians, despite their critical role in inspecting mainland poultry, livestock and fish farms. The Veterinary ...



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