Especially popular in China and then spread all over the world, lots of loud and mouth smacking mukbang videos, banned in China. YouTubers, who have all kinds of food in front of them and eat them with great appetite (!), Will now face fines if they share such videos.
The source of the ban is a law recently approved by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress in China. Within the scope of this new law, which aims to protect resources and prevent food waste, mukbang videos that are clearly wasted food and all posts with similar content are now prohibited. The ban will be valid on all video sharing platforms in the country. To those who do not obey the ban Fines up to 100 thousand yuan (15 thousand 451 dollars) will be cut.
Restaurants will receive money from customers who leave food on their plates:
This is not the only decision implemented under the law. Customers at the same time advertisements that lead to more ordering will also be banned and restaurants will be fined. In addition, there is an obligation to wholesale the products whose expiration date is approaching.
One of the strangest practices that come with the law is in restaurants. Customers who leave large amounts of food uneaten on their plates. Restaurants will then be able to demand money from customers.
Approximately each year in the urban areas of China 18 million tons, that is, enough food to feed approximately 30 to 50 million people, is known to be wasted. The Chinese media state that the new law has been enacted “to encourage rational and healthy eating and drinking habits.” Some people think these applications are in China. for food continuation is tired, but the Chinese media and government do not accept these allegations.