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.
U.S. House of Representatives, “Hearing on The Chinese Media Reciprocity Act,” June 20, 2012
The Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement (of the Judiciary Committee) had the hearing to discuss a bill introduced by Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (Republican representing part of Southern California), “The Chinese Media Reciprocity Act.” In addition to Rohrabacher, the committee heard testimony from John Lenczowski (Institute of World Politics), Nick Zahn (Heritage Foundation), and Robert Daly (University of Maryland and a former US Information Agency officer). The attached document includes questions and answers as well as the prepared comments of the speakers.
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