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.
Geremie Barmé, Australian National University
Geremie Barmé spoke at the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “The Future of U.S.-China Relations.” His presentation was entitled “Eating Chinese—the History Banquet.”
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Geremie Barmé is a Professor in the Division of Pacific and Asian History at the