15,000 dead pigs pulled out of the river

15,000 dead pigs pulled out of the river

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Swine abuse

South Burlington, VT

#1 Mar 21, 2013
Too many antibiotics blamed for mass pig die off in china; farmers dump carcasses in Huangpu river China.
Swine abuse

South Burlington, VT

#2 Mar 21, 2013
March 15, 2013

Thousands of dead pigs in a Shanghai river have cast a spotlight on China’s poorly regulated farm production, with the country’s favourite meat joining a long list of food scares.

As of Friday, the number of carcasses recovered in recent days from the Huangpu river — which cuts through the commercial hub and supplies over 20 percent of its drinking water — had reached more than 7,500.

Shanghai has blamed the farmers of Jiaxing in neighbouring Zhejiang province for casting pigs thought to have died of disease into the river upstream, but officials from the area have admitted to only a single producer doing so.

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South Burlington, VT

#3 Mar 22, 2013
We aren't going to save the world without India and China.

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