The Morning Brew: Friday, 12/21

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One more China story to round out the year? Why not?

Chinese government officials urge consumers to use common sense when shopping for food. Like, don't buy the expired or botulism-bulging cans. (Reuters)

Looking forward to some humpback sashimi? Screw off. Japan has "temporarily" stopped hunting for humpback whales under pressure from the international community, especially Australia. (CNN)

-Ian Froeb

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