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Genetically modified animals, food going digital, and cocoa farming 7-7

01IMAGE: 10 million kilograms of fish and crabs die in a polluted lake in Anhui. Over 900 fishing families were affected. (ECNS)

Every week we’ll round up our favorite reads around the web on China’s food-related topics and more.

CHINA FOOD NEWS

SCMP editorial urges China to prioritize clean food, water, and air—the article doesn’t take a novel stance, but it’s worth repeating. (South China Morning Post)

Mobile is king in China, especially when it comes to food: McDonalds and KFC test mobile ordering. (Wall Street Journal)

Will China be the world’s first country to approve genetically engineered animals for human consumption? (Nature)

& RELATED

Speaking of eating genetically engineered animals, here’s a look at some GM animals that may soon find their way into our food chain. (New York Times)

Savor your chocolate sweets while you can. A new report says the world is running out of cocoa farmers. (NPR The Salt)

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