A new report lists strawberries as the "dirtiest" produce, followed by spinach, nectarines, apples, grapes, peaches, cherries, pears, tomatoes, celery, potatoes and sweet bell peppers.
Spring has come. The 700 metric tons of sturgeon farmed in East China's Qiandaohu Lake by Kaluga Queen are expected to spawn and produce one of the world's most expensive gourmet delicacies - caviar.
Villagers make affine cudweed Baba in Huoshaoying Village, Gaoluo Township, Xuan'en County of central China's Hubei Province, April 10, 2018.
Chinese cuisine emphasizes on making the best use of seasonal ingredients, and the fresh produce and catches of spring are sure remedies to help the body make the transition from the bold and rich flavors of the cold winter days.
International food fans and organizations have shown a keen interest in contacting a new association for the renowned Chinese snack known as jianbing guozi - deep-fried dough sticks rolled in a thin pancake.
Enjoyed by people in Southeast Asia and around the world, the beloved gourmet food is adopted from Wenchang chicken, one of the various delicacies available in the province.
Could vivid succulent plants and flowers actually be cakes?
Huabobo, a kind of steamed bun, is a must on special occasions, such as festivals, weddings and birthdays, in Wendeng, Shandong Province. Serving it is an expression of good wishes for a prosperous and healthy life.
Local people of Tujia ethnic group usually make "Shefan", a traditional food made of glutinous rice, preserved meat, artemisia annua, green onion and other vegetables, in the early spring time.
Traditional and fusion cooking styles, regional and international ingredients and a new awareness of healthy eating are all factors contributing to an exciting time for Chinese cuisine.