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Xi calls on Chinese not to waste food as crop shortage fears grow

State media has gone into overdrive to highlight gastronomic excesses

SHANGHAI -- Chinese President Xi Jinping is urging people not to waste food as concerns grow over crop shortages stemming from the coronavirus pandemic and natural disasters.

Xi has advocated legislation and supervision to prevent food waste, calling it "shocking and distressing," state media Xinhua reported on Tuesday.

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