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24 March 2017
View news from China Major Interest in US Beef Shown at Shanghai Food Show
CHINA - Offering Chinese traders and HRI managers samples of US pork loin, brisket and boneless butt, USMEF was able to demonstrate the products’ quality and versatility at the Food and Hotel China (FHC) Shanghai Food Show....
20 March 2017
View news from China Shanghai Tightens Food Safety Regulations
CHINA - A new food safety regulation, said to be the most stringent ever enacted, will take effect in Shanghai on Monday....
16 March 2017
View news from China China's Quality of Agricultural Products to Improve
CHINA - The Ministry of Agriculture has published a five-year plan to improve the quality of agricultural products, including measures to ensure that products such as apples, tea and pork can be traced back to their producers....
10 March 2017
View news from China Proposal to Help China Reach Green Agriculture Goal
CHINA - Leaders from 300 agricultural companies have gathered in Beijing Wednesday to sign a proposal, promising to optimize their production processes and work together to realize China's goal of green agriculture....
09 March 2017
View news from China Campaigns Target Farm Pollution, Waste
CHINA - Targeted campaigns will be launched to curb pollution and animal waste on livestock and poultry farms as well as the excessive use of fertilizers in the horticultural sector in an attempt to bolster the environment in rural areas, the minister...
03 March 2017
View news from China China Sets Stronger Steps on Safety of Food
CHINA - China still faces severe challenges to ensure food safety, despite improvements in recent years, and authorities will maintain a zero-tolerance attitude toward violations of laws, the national food safety watchdog said....
21 February 2017
View news from China First Shipment of Australian Beef Cattle Arrives in East China
CHINA - A total of 1,195 head of live beef cattle arrived in east China's Shandong Province Monday, the first batch of imported sea-borne beef cattle to the country....
20 February 2017
View news from China China's Online Sales of Farm Produce Up in 2016
CHINA - Online sales of China's farm produce continued to grow in 2016 as more farmers take to e-commerce....
14 February 2017
View news from China China Reports Decrease in Beef Price
CHINA - Food prices in China fell slightly last week, due to cheaper vegetables, meat and eggs, the Ministry of Commerce said Monday....
01 February 2017
View news from China Chinese University Develops 'TB-resistant' Cattle
CHINA - Scientists in China say they have produced cloned cattle with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis....
18 January 2017
View news from China Additives, Contamination China's Top Food Concerns
CHINA - Overuse of food additives and microbial contamination were the primary food safety problems facing China last year, according to the top food authority....
12 January 2017
View news from China China to Expand Corn Ethanol Amid Grain Surplus
CHINA - China will further encourage the use of corn to make ethanol this year amid efforts to reduce its huge grain stocks, as authorities mull adjustments to the floor prices for wheat and rice this year....
04 January 2017
View news from China China President Insists on 'Strictest' Controls in Food Safety
CHINA - China's top leadership called for "the strictest" measures to ensure food safety despite improvements in recent years....
28 December 2016
View news from China China to Improve Farmers' Income, Agricultural Product Quality
CHINA - A central rural work conference has stressed the need for better quality and efficiency in agriculture, focused on farmers' incomes and produce quality....
23 December 2016
View news from China China Champion of Free Trade Since Joining WTO, Says Expert
CHINA - China has become a champion of free trade, boosting the global exchange of goods and services since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) 15 years ago, an Argentine expert in international law has said....
23 November 2016
View news from China UK Takes Steps to Open Chinese Beef Market
UK - British beef producers are a step closer to exporting their high-quality meat to China, following a vote of confidence from inspectors, levy board AHDB Beef and Lamb has reported....
08 June 2016
View news from China China Lifts Ban on Bovine, Ovine Products from Denmark, France, Germany and UK
CHINA - China has confirmed that it is lifting its import ban introduced four years ago on bovine & ovine genetic material from Denmark, France, Germany and United Kingdom due to Schmallenberg virus....
01 June 2016
View news from China Foot and Mouth Reports: Cattle Affected in China, Angola, South Africa
GLOBAL - Three countries have reported outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease affecting cattle in the last few months....
08 December 2015
View news from China China to Help Africa Modernise Agriculture
CHINA - The Chinese President, Xi Jinping, has announced that China is starting major operations to help people in Africa modernise agriculture, among other cooperation projects....
24 November 2015
View news from China China's New Cloning Centre to Produce 100K Cattle Embryos a Year
CHINA - Chinese scientists have signed a deal to establish the largest commercial animal cloning centre in the world, in the northern port city of Tianjin....
20 November 2015
View news from China Resistance to 'Last-Resort' Antibiotic Found in China
CHINA - Scientists in China have found increased levels of resistance to an antimicrobial drug used when other drugs have failed, according to a report in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases....
19 November 2015
View news from China Glowing Nanotubes Can Show When Meat Has Spoiled
CHINA - Researchers from China have shown it is possible to detect the deterioration of meat by using flurorescent nanotubes....
17 November 2015
View news from China China to Develop Animal Welfare Standards
CHINA - Chinese veterinarians have started drafting the country's first welfare standard for the farming and slaughter of livestock and poultry, according to the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)....
02 November 2015
View news from China China Needs Cold Chain Improvement to Meet Food Demand
CHINA - The new railway from Chongqing to Rotterdam provides exciting new opportunities for European producers to meet Chinese food demand, but improvement of cold chains to ensure perishable food safety is needed, leading agricultural bank Rabobank has...
23 October 2015
View news from China China Begins Imports of Australian Live Cattle
CHINA - The first shipment of Australian live cattle arrived in China on Wednesday, as part of a landmark deal that opens the doors to China's huge beef market for Australian farmers....
07 October 2015
View news from China China's New Diet Demands a Global Food Chain
CHINA - The changing diet of the Chinese population means that self-sufficiency is no longer a viable aim for the country, according to a new report released by PwC....
09 September 2015
View news from China China’s Live Cattle Trade Opens with 3,200 Australian Angus
CHINA – A shipment of 3,200 Angus breeding heifers have been sent to north eastern China in the wake of a live trade agreement signed between China and Australia....
07 September 2015
View news from China Chinese Developer Could Become Australia's Biggest Farmer
CHINA – Chinese real estate developer Shanghai Pengxin is set to become Australia’s largest farmland owner if two cattle company acquisitions get the green light....
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