No pigging out on pork delicacies for China this Lunar New Year

Customers select "la rou", a cured pork delicacy and sausages at a market ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Beijing, China January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Lee

GUSHI COUNTY/BEIJING, China (Reuters) – For Xu, a mother and wife from central China, losing her family’s entire pig herd to African swine fever almost meant not serving the cured pork, known as la rou, and dried sausage central to her Lunar New Year meals. “I wasn’t going to make any this year, but then […]

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