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Beijing passes law against food waste

China passed a law against food waste. The law provides for fines of up to the equivalent of €12,500 and targets restaurants that incentivize their customers to order too much, as well as food producers and retailers that waste food. The law also targets internet users who upload videos of food binges, according to several media reports. Restaurants will be allowed to charge a fee to customers who leave too many leftovers on their plates. Offices, school cafeterias, and food delivery services will also have to take steps to curb food waste.

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