A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, “Reporting the News in China: Firsthand Accounts and Current Trends,” July 31, 2009
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China was created by Congress in October 2000 with the legislative mandate to monitor human rights and the development of the rule of law in China, and to submit an annual report to the President and the Congress. The Commission consists of nine Senators, nine Members of the House of Representatives, and five senior Administration officials appointed by the President.
July 31, 2009
Comments and Submissions from: Douglas Grob, Lawrence Liu, Jocelyn Ford, Kathleen McLaughlin, Ashley Esarey, James Fallows, and Xiao Qiang.