Tuesday, May 2, 2023
China lifts grain self-sufficiency projections, aims to establish diversified food supply
China has significantly raised its grain self-sufficiency projections over the next decade by pledging to build a "diversified food supply system," a move that has the potential to impact corn and soybean farmers in the United Sta ...
Monday, April 3, 2023
Agricultural scientists warn food security risks set against China
Top agricultural scientists in China have warned against food security risks the country faces due to a number of factors, including growing domestic demand and over-reliance on imports amid global uncertainties.
Saturday, December 24, 2022
China lifts COVID-19 testing process for imported seafood
Most Chinese local governments and ports have removed strict COVID-19 import procedures, which includes testing, sterilisation and quarantine for imported food including seafood, as goods are moved through normal import channels, Fish Infor ...
Thursday, October 13, 2022
China's total seafood exports hit US$15 billion in first eight months this year
Data from China's General Administration of Customs showed that the country exported US$15 billion worth of seafood products between January to August 2022, 13.56% higher year-on-year, Fish Information & Services reported.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Tyson Foods pork plant in Indiana state, US suspended from exporting to China
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that Tyson Foods' pork processing plant in Logansport, Indiana state, US has been suspended from exporting goods to China, Channel News Asia reported.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Seafood exports from China 16% up year-on-year
China's seafood exports in the first five months of 2022 reached US$9.297 million, up 15.97% year-on-year, Fish Information & Services reported.
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
China to increase seafood production to 69 million tonnes by 2025
According to China's 15th Five-Year Plan, the country aims to boost seafood production to 69 million tonnes by 2025 which includes farmed and wild seafood, Fish Information & Services reported.
Monday, June 21, 2021
Cargill, World Food Programme partner to improve farmer's livelihood, risk management skills in China
Cargill and the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) have jointly launched on June 17 the Holistic Agriculture Risk Management Project, a three-year pilot initiative in Songyuan, Jilin province, China.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
China's antibiotic overuse in aquaculture threatens food safety, Philippine advocate says
China's reported overuse of antibiotics in its fisheries products threatens food safety in the Philippines, according to a food security advocate, Manila Bulletin reported.
Monday, March 29, 2021
US$400 million World Bank loan to help China improve food safety
China has secured a US$400 million loan from the World Bank to improve the country's food safety management and reduce food safety risks.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
China to boost grain yields and safeguard swine production to boost food security
China aims to increase grain yields, improve support for its domestic seed industry, and safeguard domestic swine production to boost food security following the COVID-19 pandemic, based on a recently published key policy document, Reuters ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
China fast-food chain adds plant-based JUST Egg to menu
Alternative protein producer Eat Just, Inc. announced January 5 that Dicos, one of China's leading fast-food chains, added plant-based JUST Egg to its menu at over 500 locations.
Friday, December 4, 2020
Cobb Champion Awards go to Shandong Fengxiang and Tyson Foods China
Shandong Fengxiang is the winner of the Single Flock Award in the 2020 Cobb Champion Awards, Cobb announced.
Thursday, December 3, 2020
China requires imported cold-chain food products to undergo nucleic acid test
China's State Administration for Market Regulation said no imported cold-chain food products will be permitted for sale in the country without a report to show the product has undergone a nucleic acid test for COVID-19 coronavirus traces, R ...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
China's trade partners unhappy with aggressive COVID-19 testing on imported foods
Major food producing nations are unhappy with China's strict COVID-19 tests on imported food products, comparing the action to a trade restriction, Reuters reported.

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