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Chinese pig farm admits dumping corpses into river

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 21:33

A Chinese pig farm has admitted to dumping thousands of pigs into the Huangpu River, contaminating the main source of drinking water for millions of residents in of Shanghai, the country`s largest metropolis.

46 convicted in China for selling diseased pigs meat

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 17:43

Amid concerns over thousands of carcasses of pigs clogging Shanghai river, a court in China`s Zhejiang Province on Wednesday convicted 46 people involved in processing and selling meat from diseased pigs.

1,200 dead pigs recovered from Shanghai river

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 10:36

A day after over 900 dead pigs were recovered from Shanghai`s Huangpu river in China, authorities claimed to have fished out 1,200 pigs by Sunday afternoon and the source of the pigs was traced upstream, Xinhua reported.

900 dead pigs found in Shanghai river

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 09:15

Over 900 dead pigs were retrieved from Shanghai`s Huangpu river Saturday after a large number of bodies were found floating in the water, authorities said.