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Xi to Chinese: Do not waste food

Christian Fernsby |
Chinese President Xi Jinping is urging people not to waste food as concerns grow over crop shortages stemming from the coronavirus pandemic and natural disasters.

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Topics: CHINESE   

Xi has advocated legislation and supervision to prevent food waste, calling it "shocking and distressing," state media Xinhua reported.

The ability to feed a population of 1.4 billion is a top priority for the government, which relies on both domestic production and imports. But there are no signs yet of a stockpile shortage.

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