Caixin
Apr 21, 2022 07:57 PM
BUSINESS

Shanghai Pledges Stricter Oversight of Pandemic Supplies After Complaints of Rotten Food

Volunteers distribute supplies to residents of Shanghai's Minhang district on April 19. Photo: VCG
Volunteers distribute supplies to residents of Shanghai's Minhang district on April 19. Photo: VCG

Shanghai’s market watchdog has pledged to tighten oversight of pandemic supplies after residents complained that rotten food was being distributed by the authorities.

The announcement comes as residents struggle to secure daily necessities as they remain stuck in their homes while the city battles its worst Covid-19 outbreak in two years.

Tao Ailian, an official at the municipal market regulator, said at a Wednesday briefing that the watchdog had directed authorities to ensure the quality of produce that is being distributed.

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