There is one more "R" in the mix - reform. Xi Jinping must lead the reform effort, to address corruption and criminal behavior in the food supply chain.
As well, there are three "Is" -- innovation, infrastructure and investment -- for the leadership to focus on.
There needs to be greater innovation to improve food safety, more investment on infrastructure to upgrade food and water distribution and waste disposal systems, and a proactive approach to long-range investment in domestic and overseas food assets.
Failure to preserve China's environment will be costly in multiple ways.
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