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.
President Obama spoke at Suntory Hall as part of a visit to Japan, Singapore, China, and South Korea. He made this presentation.
President Obama speaks to students in Shanghai.
President Obama's speech on Asia-Pacific nations from his Asia tour in 2009
James Steinberg is deputy secretary of state and spoke at the Center for New American Security.
Statements released by the White House and Xinhua on the Obama-Hu bilateral meeting.
Office of the Press Secretary, "Readout on the President's Meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi", March 12, 2009
A summary of President Obama's meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi
The National Council of Textile Organizations is the umbrella organization for the textile industry. The NCTO sent a questionnaire to Senators McCain and Obama. They made Obama's letter public in a press release on October 29, 2008.