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What We’re Reading: China’s Fake News About Fake Food, Fighting Fake Food, and GMO Fears

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A bird’s-eye view of newly harvested red chilis spread out to dry in the sun in Xinjiang. (Reuters)

CHINA FOOD NEWS

In China, consumers have to be on guard not just against fake food, but also fake news about food. (Quartz)

Alibaba to use blockchain to fight China’s fake food. (Tech in Asia)

GMO fears in China grow as ChemChina is set to seal the deal on purchasing agro-giant Syngenta. (Wall Street Journal)

As fish stocks collapse, China’s fishing fleet move to squid, accounting for over half their catch in foreign waters. What the Chinese boats catch, the world eats. (Financial Times)

& RELATED

Another reason why it’s important to Know Your Food: the global dangers of industrial meat. (Civil Eats)

Life on Mars? Scientists successfully grow potato in Mars-like laboratory conditions. (SCMP)

How good for you is chocolate? Health Ambition weighs the pros and cons. (Health Ambition)

Missed the last roundup? You can find all of our What We’re Reading weekly roundups here.

Put a spring in your step with limited-time Just Tiramisu

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Calling all coffee and chocolate lovers—our bakery has whipped up a delicious tiramisu-like dessert that’s guaranteed to put an extra spring in your step.  Continue reading Put a spring in your step with limited-time Just Tiramisu

Keen on Quinoa, the Ancient Super Grain

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Pronounced KEEN-WAH, quinoa is an ancient grain that has all the goodness of whole grains as well as all eight essential amino acids—making the food a complete protein.  Continue reading Keen on Quinoa, the Ancient Super Grain

Brighten Your Day (and Teeth!) with Sweet and Tangy Pineapple

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Are you looking for a pick-me-up to brighten up your day? Deliciously tangy and sweet pineapple is a natural mood-booster that can increase energy levels and is even said to help whiten your teeth naturally. Continue reading Brighten Your Day (and Teeth!) with Sweet and Tangy Pineapple

Why Are Sprouts Important in a REAL FOOD Diet?

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Colorful, diverse, and highly nutritious, sprouts are particularly beloved for their benefits to the skin and are believed to have anti-aging properties. Their low calorie but filling nature makes sprouts the ideal choice for healthy and responsible weight loss too—not to mention the colorful vegetables look fantastic wherever they’re used.

Continue reading Why Are Sprouts Important in a REAL FOOD Diet?

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