Sexual precocity rate 100x higher in China?

According to a report from Xinhua, extemely early onset of puberty happens up to 100x more frequently in Shanghai than in Western countries. Among the suggested causes: eating vegetables treated to mature quickly.

“…in Shanghai, the rate was as high as 1 percent. “That is amazing because the rate in most Western countries is between 0.02 and 0.01 percent,” said Kong Yuanyuan, whose clinic is at the Beijing Maternal and Child Healthcare Hospital.”