You might have heard about the 16,000 diseased pigs found floating in rivers that support Shanghai’s water supply in March of 2013.

Hog farmers have told state media that the dumping of carcasses is rising because police have started cracking down on the illicit sale of pork products made from dead, diseased pigs.

Here is an infographic that puts into perspective the amount of waste 16,000 pigs really is.



Sun Tzu has spent about 7 years in Asia traveling through Japan, Hong Kong, China, and Korea. A true fan of everything that is weird and strange, he decides in the end what is displayed and published on this site. Sun has previous experience writing for numerous print mags such as XLR8R, URB, and Movement Magazine.