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How China Plans to Feed 1.4 Billion Growing Appetites

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George Steinmetz

This is an excerpt. You can read the whole article in National Geographic here.

A 2016 McKinsey & Company study found that nearly three-quarters of Chinese customers worry that the food they eat is harmful to their health. The vast number of small farms makes China’s food system “almost completely unmanageable in terms of food safety,” says Scott Rozelle, an expert on rural China at Stanford University.