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Concerns about poultry safety in flood hit China

  • 10 Aug 09:48

Concerns about poultry safety in flood hit China The Chinese government is increasingly worried about food safety due to floods that have occurred in large parts of the country since June. Chinese state news agencyXinhuareported that ever since the onset of the floods, “millions of domestic animals have been washed away in flooding.” •Anhui province, inland from Shanghai, is known to be one of the worst-hit areas. The press agency speaks of about 80,000 pigs and more than 12 million chickens and ducks having been carried off by floodwaters. • InHubei province, more than 80,000 pigs and over 3.6 million chickens and ducks died; • InJiangxi province, approximately 5.2 million chickens. Read more...

China worries about pigs as floods continue

  • 9 Aug 08:05

China worries about pigs as floods continue The Chinese government is increasingly worried about food safety due to floods that have been occurring in large parts of the country since June. Chinese state news agencyXinhuareported that ever since the onset of the floods, “millions of domestic animals have been washed away in flooding.” •Anhui province, inland from Shanghai, is known to be one of the worst-hit areas. The press agency speaks of about 80,000 pigs and more than 12 million chickens and ducks having been carried off by floodwaters. • InHubei province, more than 80,000 pigs and over 3.6 million chickens and ducks died; • InJiangxi province, about 5.2 million chickens. Read more...