Swine fever ails more than just China’s favourite meat, with millions of small farmers, exports likely to suffer

//Swine fever ails more than just China’s favourite meat, with millions of small farmers, exports likely to suffer

Swine fever ails more than just China’s favourite meat, with millions of small farmers, exports likely to suffer

One of my more shocking journalistic journeys was made in the mid-1980s, visiting a nondescript factory in the heart of Chongqing. I had asked to explore China’s farming industry, but the ministry of foreign affairs had some difficulties in getting me near an actual farm. Instead, this factory processed all of Sichuan’s pig intestines – 300 million a year.I watched mountains of recently warm intestines stretched along clean metal tables, while one end of each intestine was plugged to a tap in…

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