Throwing away or destroying food is a global problem, including in China where ordering excessive amounts in restaurants is traditionally seen as a sign of hospitality. Photo: Xinhua Throwing away or destroying food is a global problem, including in China where ordering excessive amounts in restaurants is traditionally seen as a sign of hospitality. Photo: Xinhua
Throwing away or destroying food is a global problem, including in China where ordering excessive amounts in restaurants is traditionally seen as a sign of hospitality. Photo: Xinhua

China speeds up draft law against food waste as nation strives to feed 1.4 billion people

  • China’s Legislative Affairs Commission is drafting a law to ban food waste, a problem that President Xi Jinping described as ‘shocking’ earlier this year
  • Beijing is also preparing grain supply law as the issue of food security has become more important amid souring relations with the United States

Topic |   China economy
Throwing away or destroying food is a global problem, including in China where ordering excessive amounts in restaurants is traditionally seen as a sign of hospitality. Photo: Xinhua Throwing away or destroying food is a global problem, including in China where ordering excessive amounts in restaurants is traditionally seen as a sign of hospitality. Photo: Xinhua
Throwing away or destroying food is a global problem, including in China where ordering excessive amounts in restaurants is traditionally seen as a sign of hospitality. Photo: Xinhua
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