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China | 25 November 2015
Colistin resistance found in Chinese pigs and poultry

A new form of antimicrobial resistance has been discovered in Chinese poultry and pigs, which is called a threat to the ‘last line of antibiotics’. Colistin resistance found in Chinese pigs and poult...


China | 18 November 2015
U.S. to push China to lift poultry import ban sparked by bird flu

U.S. agriculture officials in the coming days will step up efforts to convince China to lift a ban on imports of U.S. poultry that was imposed at the start of the nation's worst-ever outbreak of bird ...


China | 6 November 2015
Egg-splosive: 100,000 eggs spill on motorway in China

Unusual footage has emerged from China of the aftermath of an egg-delivery truck crashing on a motorway, spreading a mass of yolk on the road. The video, filmed in Jiangsu Province on Sunday, shows...


China | 26 August 2015
Chinese Geese Hit by More Avian Flu Outbreaks

There have been two more outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in China, one affecting geese and another affecting unspecified poultry birds. The first outbreak occurred on a goose farm in J...


China | 7 July 2015
Here’s how a chicken could one day save thousands of lives

Chinese government researchers are using chickens, boars, fish and toads to try to predict earthquakes, media reported. The seismological bureau in the eastern city of Nanjing has transformed seven...


China | 3 June 2015
KFC takes legal axe to eight-legged mutant chicken claims

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has filed lawsuit in a Shanghai court claiming that three Chinese companies used social media to spread rumours it had produced a six-winged, eight-legged chicken. Shan...


China | 21 May 2015
Man caught with 1,000 stolen EGGS in his fridge after pinching them from work

A man was caught with more than 1,000 stolen eggs in his fridge after he pinched them from work. The security guard, whose surname is Gu, was caught red handed smuggling two suitaces of goods out o...


China | 4 May 2015
China wants more US sorghum

As farmers continue to feel the crunch of low crop prices and the pressures of keeping their farms profitable in a time of building global competition and higher input costs, many are looking favorabl...


China | 13 April 2015
China files WTO complaint over EU poultry tariffs

China has filed a complaint to the World Trade Organization against the European Union, over high poultry tariffs. EU tariffs on Chinese exporters are around 40 percent higher than those from other...


China | 9 April 2015
Feathers set to fly in China-EU poultry dispute

Nation seeks WTO intervention to ensure fair treatment of firms in the global market China on Wednesday initiated the World Trade Organization dispute settlement procedure against the European Unio...


China | 10 March 2015
This chicken egg has a tail

Has Mr Burns come to life and started dumping chemical waste all over the place? Chicken farmer Wang Yu, from China, was delighted when one of his prize hens finally laid an egg, however this wasn’...


China | 16 February 2015
Modernising China's agriculture key to tackling slower economy

Modernising Chinese agriculture will help in countering slower economic growth by driving investment in rural infrastructure and boosting consumption, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said. The Chinese e...