Saturday, May 19, 2007

Owner Murdoch Told NY Post Writers To Not Be Critical Of China

Thank GOD Rupert is looking out for us!!!

China confirms bird flu outbreak

China has confirmed a new outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus in the central province of Hunan, state media has reported.
More than 11,000 poultry died of the virus in Shijiping village near Yiyang city, the Agriculture Ministry said.

Some 53,000 birds have since been culled and officials say that the outbreak is now under control.

Poison found in toothpaste in Panama
The 6,000 tubes with an ingredient used in antifreeze came from China

New York Times

Diethylene glycol, a poisonous ingredient in some antifreeze, has been found in 6,000 tubes of toothpaste in Panama, and customs officials there said Friday that the product appeared to have originated in China.

"Our preliminary information is that it came from China, but we don't know that with certainty yet," said Daniel Delgado Diamante, Panama's director of customs. "We are still checking all the possible imports to see if there could be other shipments."

Some of the toothpaste, which arrived several months ago in the free trade zone next to the Panama Canal, was re-exported to the Dominican Republic in seven shipments, customs officials said. A newspaper in Australia reported Friday that one brand of the toothpaste had been found on supermarket shelves there and had been recalled.

China's pig flu: The next health disaster?

First came the bird flu. Now China’s pigs are succumbing to a violent infection. Is a human disease next?

A mysterious disease that is killing pigs in Guangdong province in southern China has health officials worried

By Barrett Sheridan
Updated: 4:01 p.m. ET May 10, 2007
May 10, 2007 - In an outbreak reminiscent of the early stages of SARS and bird flu, pigs are growing sick and dying across China’s southeastern Guangdong province. Roughly 3,000 pigs have been infected on hundreds of family farms and about 300 have died.

Second chemical eyed in Chinese pet food scandal
By David Barboza Published: May 8, 2007

SHANGHAI: China has found two companies here guilty of intentionally exporting contaminated pet food ingredients to the United States, the government announced.

God forbid they should get angry with us and stop exporting their top-notch commodities to the U.S.


At 11:28 AM, Blogger Paddy said...

What an evil ass.

At 11:31 AM, Blogger Mary Ellen said...

So it was China that gave me this flu!!! The bastards!

At 1:27 PM, Anonymous Upton Sinclair said...

Thank god and economists for globalization and free trade!

Woohoo! A win-win all around!


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