Fighting China's counterfeit crab problem

Fake hairy crabs of dubious provenance are flooding the market, angering Yangcheng crab farmers.

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    In October tourists across China and abroad flock to Yangcheng Lake to feast on mitten or hairy crabs.

    But tens of thousands of crabs of dubious provenance have started appearing on the market, angering Yangcheng's crab farmers.

    However officials have now found a hi-tech solution to the problem, as Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Yangcheng Lake in eastern China.


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