China web-users were furious Thursday over plans to tackle pollution with a ban on barbecues, wryly asking if Beijing would stamp out fried food and normal bodily functions in its war on smog.
While many residents have grown tired of donning face-masks or having to stay indoors during prolonged bouts of heavy smog, China’s food-loving public say forcing fire-grilled food off the streets is a step too far.
“This is hilarious. What are they going to consider next? Banning fried food?” said one user on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter.