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Researchers identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in pig manure

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • February 15 2013

A new study has reportedly confirmed the presence of antibiotic-resistant genes (ARGs) in manure samples harvested from swine farms in China, raising

WHO issues global alert on new strain of avian influenza (H7N9)

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, Global, USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a global alert and response update on a new strain of novel avian influenza A (H7N9) virus identified

Chinese health officials investigate infant formula linked to early onset puberty

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • August 13 2010

The Chinese Ministry of Health has apparently announced an investigation into claims linking infant formula manufactured by Synutra International, Inc., to early onset puberty

Premature development causes unease in China

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

Chinese health experts have reportedly estimated that "at least 30,000 children developed early maturity" in Shanghai alone, raising concerns about food additives and pesticides allegedly laden with sex hormones

Medicinova and Zhejiang Medicine announce joint venture in China

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • March 10 2011

California-based biopharmaceutical company MediciNova Inc. and Zhejiang Medicine Co., a Chinese pharmaceutical manufacturer, have announced a joint venture to develop and commercialize MediciNova’s MN-221 in China

Chinese billionaire backs U.S.China biopharma venture

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • April 21 2011

Chinese real-estate billionaire Qi Jinzing has reportedly begun investing in the biotech sector despite its potential financial risks

China uncovers more melamine-tainted milk

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • April 29 2011

Chinese authorities have reportedly seized more than 25 tons of melamine-tainted milk powder from Chongqing-based Jixida Food Co. Ltd., detaining three suspects on allegations that the company planned to use the adulterated ingredient in its ice cream

Large-scale joint drug venture and MOUs bind North Carolina and China’s Zhejian

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • August 4 2011

North Carolina’s Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences and Ascletis Inc., a U.S.-China pharmaceutical company, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support the first large-scale joint venture in biotechnology between North Carolina and China’s Zhejian Province

China cracks down on food producers in major food safety campaign

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • August 5 2011

According to a news source, Chinese officials have arrested about 2,000 people and shut down almost 5,000 food production facilities since April 2011, in an effort to stop the industry’s use of illegal food additives

Cuba, China agree to strengthen biotechnology collaboration

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, Cuba
  • -
  • December 15 2011

Cuba and China have reportedly signed agreements to deepen their collaboration on biotechnology