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Why Birmingham needs to think about the future secure supplies of the cities food.

Posted on 3rd October 2017 by Nick Booth

Professor Chris Elliot told the #foodfuture discussion today that the 65 million middle class chines people are ceasing to trust their local food supplies.  They fear food contamination from their potentially polluted land (which may be affecting young Chinese people – including falling IQ’s).

As the middle class grows globally there will be competition for good safe food and we may lose that competition, as Parveen Mehta also told tonight’s event

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