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WHO inspector's 'natural hosts' experimented on in Wuhan lab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ferret-badgers and rabbits — "natural hosts" that a World Health Organization (WHO) inspector says could have been vectors for the first transmission of CO...

New Landmark at Tin Hau Food Square "Park Aura · Tin Hau" Calling All Food Lovers

Start Your Spring Taste Exploration in the Brand New Ginza-Style Dining Mall HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 February 2021 - "Park Aura · Tin Hau", the new landmark for feasting, opened in Tin Hau ...

Steak out: China's coronavirus testing chokes beef trade

BEIJING (Reuters) - In a supermarket in downtown Beijing, refrigerator shelves normally filled with steak from around the world sit empty as tougher testing for the novel coronavirus creates supply bo...

China defends food import controls to curb virus

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Wednesday defended anti-coronavirus controls that have disrupted imports of beef, poultry and fish from the United States, New Zealand and other trading partners. ...

China tightens inspections of meat imports, cold chains to allegedly stop coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With China claiming that coronavirus is being spread within the cold supply chain by frozen food imports, Chinese health authorities have issued a plan this week to allege...

China chief epidemiologist advises well-done meat amid fresh coronavirus outbreak in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The largest wholesale food market in Beijing has been shuttered after a cluster of locally transmitted coronavirus cases emerged after eight weeks of not reporting any new...

Alaska man arrested after drugs found in spoiled goat guts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 71-year-old Alaska man is under federal arrest after he was found with $400,000 in illegal drugs hidden in spoiled goat intestines at an airport. Authoriti...

Singapore seizes 26 tons of pangolin scales

Singapore has seized around 26 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 38,000 of the endangered species over five days, authorities said Wednesday. In the latest seizure, customs officials on Mon...

Hong Kong seizes $8 million in ivory, pangolin scales

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong customs officers have intercepted an illegal shipment of pangolin scales and ivory tusks worth more than $8 million. Acting on a tip from mainland Chinese ...

Algerian generals, others fired without explanation

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Heads have been rolling in the Algerian army, the North African nation's most respected institution, and in other security services, with generals in top posts fired — without ...

EU Parliament votes against banning key kebab additive

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Parliament narrowly defeated plans to ban an additive that is considered key in industrial meats for the popular doner kebab. Needing an absolute majorit...

A weird Florida mystery: Frozen pork falling from the sky

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards. But that's what happened at 4 a.m. Saturday when a 15-pound (6.8-kilogram) bag of frozen p...