Chapter 9 – Food Safety Concerns Encourage Urban Organic Farming
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In 2012, food safety continued to be a critical social issue in China. The dysfunction of the market mechanism and government regulations have led to the emergence of urban organic farming. New product distribution systems, including community supported agriculture and farmers’ markets, have sprung up as a result.


food safety

urban organic farming

community supported agriculture (csa)

farmers’ markets

1 – Background

1.1 – Food Safety Disclosures…

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Cunwang, Cheng and Yan, Shi, “Chapter 9 – Food Safety Concerns Encourage Urban Organic Farming”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 16 December 2017 <>
First published online: 2014

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