- Global food system is broken, say world’s science academies - 28 November 2018
"Radical overhaul in farming and consumption, with less meat eating, needed to avoid hunger and climate catastrophe"
+ Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth
- World Food Prize goes to Nigerian banker (June 29, 2017) - a lesson plan wth AUDIO
"The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has won the 2017 World Food Prize."
Try the same news story at these easier levels:
World Food Prize - Level 0, World Food Prize - Level 1 or World Food Prize - Level 2
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- 30-a-day habit: the tastier, Asian approach to mealtimes - with recipes
"An Asian approach to variety at mealtimes celebrates flavourful veg in great variety of pickles, small plates and dips.
Suddenly 10-a-day doesn’t look so hard..."
- What to eat at a Dubai iftar
"To celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, which starts on 9 July and ends a month later, many Dubai hotels are putting together lavish spreads for a daily iftar feast – the meal Muslims use to break their fast at dusk, after going without food and drink during the day..."
- French get a taste of our TB rosbif - 7 July 2013
"Farmers in France, which is officially free of the disease, are appalled by infected meat imports...
THE carcasses of British cattle infected with bovine TB (bTB) are being exported to France, Holland and Belgium
after being sold by the government’s veterinary agency to a Somerset abattoir."
Americans for example
- World’s Strangest Delicacies
Hákarl (i.e. Rotten Shark) – Iceland
Tacos de Chapulines (i.e. Grasshopper Tacos) – Mexico
Gator Kebabs – South Louisiana
Bird’s Nest Soup – China
Kopi Luwak (i.e. Luwak Coffee) – Indonesia
Fried Tarantula – Cambodia
Seal Flipper Pie – Canada
- The ice-cream parlour with 860 different flavours
"The shop selling the largest number of ice-cream flavours in the world... is in the Venezuelan city of Merida...
The selection includes chilli, tomato, gherkin, onion, mushrooms in wine, garlic, and cream of crab. "
- Ugly' fruit back on sale in EU + VIDEO
"Curly cucumbers, crooked carrots and mottled mushrooms - odd-looking fruit and vegetables are making a comeback as 20-year-old EU rules are lifted."
- Irish pork contamination probed
"Police in the Irish Republic have been called in to investigate how pigs in the country came to be contaminated with potentially harmful dioxins.
The source is thought to have been feed tainted with oil from a Co Carlow firm which recycles food into pig meal... "
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