Chapter 9 – Food Safety Concerns Encourage Urban Organic Farming
(4,078 words)

In Chinese Research Perspectives on the Environment, Volume 3 | ISBN: 9789004268791


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 support…

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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 20 May 2018 <>
First published online: 2014

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