[BEIJING] China's pork imports in November surged more than 150 per cent from a year ago to 229,707 tonnes, the highest since at least 2016, as the world's top consumer of the meat faces a severe...

[BEIJING] Cao Xianli, the owner of a "ribs and rice" restaurant in eastern China's Qingdao city, is facing his biggest test in a decade of running the eatery.

[SEOUL] South Korea confirmed its fourth case of African swine fever on Tuesday, as Pyongyang was yet to respond to Seoul's request to make joint efforts to tackle the deadly animal disease.

[TOKYO] Japan will allow the vaccination of pigs to prevent swine fever spreading, the agriculture ministry said in a statement issued Friday.

[MANILA] The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some...

EUROPEANS may have to shell out more for barbecues this summer as a hog disease decimates herds halfway around the world.

[BEIJING] A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international...

[BEIJING] China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5 per cent from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, as producers deal with a severe...

[CHICAGO] The world is about to be split in two when it comes to protein.

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SMACK in the middle of a trade war with the United States, China is facing a food shortage that's raising prices for consumers. If officials can't keep inflation in check, US President Donald...