BEIJING (Reuters) -China has laid out a clear path for seed makers to get approval for genetically modified crops, under proposed rule changes that should lead to commercial cultivation of GM corn.
BEIJING Older residents in Beijing recently stocked up on cabbage, giving a tradition a new lease of life after the government advised people to keep enough basic goods at home in case of emergencies.
BEIJING China's vegetable production is basically normal and it has enough wheat to meet demand for one and a half years, agriculture officials said on Thursday, in a further effort to reassure the public there is no need to worry about shortages.
BEIJING Beijing shoppers stocked up on cabbage, rice and flour for the winter on Wednesday, after the government urged people https://www.reuters.com/world/china/china-urges-families-keep-stores-daily-needs-ahead-winter-2021-11-02/#:~:text=SHANGHAI%2FBEIJING%2C%20Nov%202%20(,raised%20concerns%20about%20supply%20shortages to keep stores of basic goods in case of emergencies, though it assured them there were sufficient supplies after some panic-buying. | Video
SHANGHAI/BEIJING The Chinese government has told families to keep daily necessities in stock in case of emergencies, after COVID-19 outbreaks and unusually heavy rains that caused a surge in vegetable prices raised concerns about supply shortages.
CHONGQING, China China's huge hog sector is struggling with excess production after millions of small, often first-time, pig farmers entered the industry to capitalise on record profits during a swine-fever related shortage.
BEIJING Vegetable prices are surging in China after heavy rain swamped crops this month, fuelling concern over food prices at a time when consumers must brace for a hike in energy costs in the run-up to winter.
BEIJING A jump in the number of people in China infected with bird flu this year is raising concern among experts, who say a previously circulating strain appears to have changed and may be more infectious to people.
BEIJING, Oct 18 China's third-quarter pork
production surged to its highest in three years, official data
showed on Monday, after producers built thousands of large
breeding farms last year to rebuild a hog herd decimated by
African swine fever.
BEIJING Heavy rain across northern China this week has delayed the corn harvest, submerged fields in water and raised concerns about the quality of the crop in the world's second largest producer, analysts and farmers said on Friday.