According to the website of the Ministry of agriculture and rural areas, on March 30, the Ministry of agriculture and rural areas received a report from the China animal epidemic prevention and control center.
As a devastating disease afflicts the country’s swine, companies are scrambling to roll out facial and voice recognition and other unproven ways to save them.
Chinese internet companies are trying to develop new technologies to solve food safety problems involving pork products. Most recently, they have come up with “artificial intelligence (AI) pig raising.”
The big stock-market winners in China’s technology hub of Shenzhen aren’t artificial intelligence and semiconductor companies. They’re farmers.
For much of 2018, China's tariff wars with the US dominated media headlines. So far in 2019, investors are also witnessing increasing signs of a Chinese slowdown, and with it a new approach to economic stimulus by Chinese policymakers.
Chinese chefs, in a battle with pork's greasy taste, have invented classic dishes from "fish-flavored shredded pork" in Sichuan to sweet-and-sour "coo-lao meat" in Guangdong.