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Food safety inspection in the first quarter of the year showed that 44.4 percent of rice and rice products in the city of Guangzhou, Guangdong province, contained excessive cadmium, a carcinogenic industrial chemical. Eight samples from the 18 batches of rice and rice products tested positive for cadmium contamination.
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  • By Li Yingxue(China Daily)2017-12-01 07:18

    Every restaurant is remembered by its signature dish, while the rice is always forgotten. But the quality of rice can influence the satisfaction of a meal. People in the Huanren Manchu autonomous county in Northeast China's Liaoning province have long produced top-quality rice. Qing Dynasty (1644-19...

  • (Xinhua)2017-11-09 14:59

    PHNOM PENH — Cambodia had exported 142,768 metric tons of milled rice to China in the first 10 months of 2017, a 59-percent rise over the same period last year, according to the latest report on Thursday. The report released by the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export showed that Chin...

  • By Feng Zhiwei In Changsha And Li Lei In Beijing(China Daily)2017-11-06 08:33

    While Yuan Longping and his "super hybrid rice" may be household names in China, Wang Huayong is less well known. But without the efforts made by Wang and his colleagues, record-breaking rice yields might have been no more than a theory. Wang, 47, is the director of a rice yield research project in ...

  • By Li Lei In Beijing And Feng Zhiwei In Changsha(China Daily)2017-10-30 07:40

    The scientist behind China's "giant rice" has said he believes the crop could boost yields across Southeast Asia and other Belt and Road Initative countries, helping to ease global concerns over food security. Xia Xinjie, chief researcher at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said his newly developed ...

  • (Xinhua)2017-10-27 13:18

    BEIJING — Samples of three food products have failed the latest spot checks on food safety conducted by the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), the administration said in a statement Thursday. A total of 493 batches of samples featuring six categories of food products underwent spot checks,...

  • By Zhang Yu In Shijiazhuang And Feng Zhiwei In Changsha(China Daily)2017-10-17 07:36

    Exacting standards applied to fields in hopes of boosting food supply A new world record for a single crop of rice was set in North China's Hebei province this year by a hybrid strain that delivered an annual yield of 17.2 metric tons of rice per hectare of farmland. The high-yield hybrid rice, call...

  • By Xie Chuanjiao In Qingdao, Shandong(China Daily)2017-09-29 09:23

    New variety said to have potential for providing food to hundreds of millions The country's first seawater rice fields in Qingdao, Shandong province, were harvested on Thursday. Of the four types of seawater rice harvested, the one with the highest yield reached 9.3 metric tons per hectare, much hig...

  • By Zhang Yue(China Daily)2017-09-26 08:08

    Advanced modern education system to be established The State Council has issued a guideline on expanding the reform of the education system, calling for coordinated efforts by governments, schools and social forces toward developing a world-advanced modern education system. The guideline sets a targ...

  • By Fan Shenggen(China Daily)2017-09-19 08:40

     LI MIN/CHINA DAILYFan Shenggen, director general of the International Food Policy Research Institute based in Washington, US [Photo/China Daily]There are major emerging challenges facing China's agrifood sector.For instance, the gap between low global prices and high domestic prices for certain co...

  • (China Daily)2017-08-23 08:04

    LAGOS, Nigeria - Jollof rice isn't just a tasty West African dish - it's a national obsession in Nigeria. Dozens of top chefs gathered at the weekend for Lagos' inaugural jollof festival, showcasing their personal twists on the tangy tomatoey rice to a crowd of hundreds of hungry hipsters. Imoteda...

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