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.
USC And China In The News, January and February 2016
China-related news stories featuring University of Southern California faculty, students, staff, and programs.
USC political scientist and Chinese film specialist Stanley Rosen was quoted in an article about Oriental Dreamworks. "Kung Fu Panda is an established franchise," Rosen said. "The real test will come with the next couple [of films] they are doing, and given DreamWorks' recent track record, there are no guarantees."
January 25, 2016: Los Angeles Times
USC’s Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education’s project to interview survivors of the 1937 Nanjing massacre was featured in an article. Karen Jungblut, the institute’s research director, was quoted: "This is probably the last time we can interview the survivors directly…. The least we can do is let them know the world is interested in them."
January 17, 2016: AFP via Yahoo
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.