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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ban on Chinese live poultry extended for four months

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:22pm by Lo Wei and Emily Tsang

    ... Lo Wei and Emily Tsang Ban on mainland poultry extended for four months A ban on live poultry from the mainland, to prevent the entry of the deadly H7N9 flu virus, has been extended ... to implement the arrangements tomorrow when the poultry wholesale market reopens, so we decided to suspend imports," Ko said. Local farmers and traders, whose chickens were among 20,000 culled ...

  2. Legislators reject revised deal for poultry industry

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A government plan to extend by one year the deadline of a multi-million-dollar plan to buy out poultry farmers and wholesalers was rejected by legislators yesterday, along ... to formulate a sustainable agriculture policy for the survival of the live poultry industry. The motion was passed by 4 to 3. With just one month to go before the scheme was due to end on July 13, only ...

  3. Compensation offer fails to impress poultry vendors

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Elaine Wu Stallholders reject proposed payouts of up to $359,000 as part of plans to scale back the industry Poultry vendors have been offered compensation of up ... at the Legislative Council met with criticism from legislators and traders, who want more money. Officials aim to shut about half the 814 poultry stalls to reduce the risk of bird flu. Stallholders who ...

  4. News - China - POULTRY

    CCTV report says KFC chickens are being fattened with illegal drugs

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Birds also made to eat non-stop so they grow faster and fed 18 types of antibiotics Illegal drugs in KFC chickens: CCTV report Fast-food giant KFC says it will co-operate with a government investigation into the chicken sold in ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    H7 bird flu at Australian farm; 'no impact' on food safety

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney First outbreak of virus Down Under in 15 years prompts Japan to ban chicken and egg imports Deadly bird flu hits Australian poultry farm Australia, a major exporter of foodstuffs to Hong Kong, has reported its first outbreak of deadly bird flu in 15 years, on a poultry farm in New South Wales. Following the announcement Japan said it would ban imports of poultry ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Drug-fattened chicken report stings chains

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... of Agriculture has sent a team to investigate the two poultry-breeding companies mentioned in the CCTV report. Whatever their findings may be, some may wish to follow the advice of the Beijing Morning ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 23, 2012

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... and mainland filmmaker Chen's Caught in the Web- which tackles cyberbullying- were among 71 films being considered for an Oscar, but did not make it to the final nine contenders.   German poultry banned over bird flu Health officials yesterday suspended the processing of import applications for poultry and poultry products, including eggs, from a state in Germany that saw an outbreak ...

  8. Business - China Business - BUSINESS DIGEST

    Business Digest, December 31, 2012

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... in the past two days were led by 10 deals at Henderson Land Development and New World Development's The Reach in Yuen Long. Eric Ng   Media claim may hit profit: poultry firm New Hope Liuhe, China's biggest poultry meat producer, said sales and profits might be affected after a media report said one of its subsidiaries supplied broiler chicken laced with excessive antibiotics. New ...

  9. Close scrutiny vital in melamine scandal

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... suspicion on chicken feed used at large poultry farms, and raises questions about the safety of feed for pork, beef and fish as well as poultry. That is worrying, so soon after the scandal involving ... tests to include chicken, pork, beef and fish, and the Guangdong authorities have ordered a check on chicken feed at large poultry farms. These are necessary steps. More reports of contamination ...

  10. Legislation on egg safety won't be ready until year's end

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... of poultry eggs to register with the Centre for Food Safety and to obtain import permits. The two regulations that are being amended are the Imported Game, Meat and Poultry Regulations and Import and Export (General) Regulations. 'We do it on the importers' level now and only amend present regulations as it is the faster way to regulate poultry eggs,' Mr Cheuk told ...




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