Radio Taiwan International
Date: 13 September, 20196
By: John Van Trieste
The Mid-Autumn Festival is a holiday when Taiwanese people grill just about anything that can be grilled. This means sausages, pork cutlets, vegetables of all kinds, and of course, clams.
But you may have to look hard to find clams at barbecues this year. That’s because recent rain has killed off much of Taiwan’s clam supply.
In coastal areas of Chiayi County, where many clams are raised, more than half of clams in aquaculture centers have died. [FULL STORY]