Update - Latest Number Of Floating Chinese Pigs in Shanghai Water Supply: 8,354Submitted by SteveMT on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 14:50
Via The Guardian:
Hundreds more dead pigs found in Chinese river
Shanghai locals fear water contamination after more than 7,000 carcasses removed from Huangpu [short video at link]
Friday 15 March 2013 07.53 EDT
The number of dead pigs found in a river that provides drinking water to Shanghai, China, has risen to 8,354, after local authorities retrieved a further 809 carcasses on Friday.
The Shanghai municipal government has repeatedly assured the city's 23 million residents that tap water remains safe. However, locals remain worried about water contamination from the swollen and rotting carcasses in the Huangpu river.