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  1. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    Live mainland chickens to hit local markets by Saturday

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Emily Tsang

    ... reached consensus that the current inspection and quarantine arrangements as well as the various [disease] control measures will continue," a bureau spokesman said. The spokesman said live ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Signature dish: dirty business

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Susan Jung

    ... sanitation happen even in top restaurants: the highly contagious norovirus was blamed for making diners ill last year at Copenhagen restaurant Noma, which ranked No1 on the annual world's 50 ...

  3. News - World - FOOD

    World Bank and UN push the potential of jackfruit as food staple

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:54pm by GDN

    ... works on sustainable agriculture. "It is easy to grow. It survives pests and diseases and high temperatures. It is drought-resistant," she said. Reddy said the fruit was rich ...

  4. News - World - FOOD

    Vomiting bug closes Heston Blumenthal restaurant Dinner

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 04:11am by AFP

    ... yesterday. "We apologise for any inconvenience caused to those guests whose bookings have been cancelled," a spokeswoman said. "However we understand how contagious this winter flu bug ...

  5. News - World - FOOD

    US Supreme Court questions Coca-Cola lawyer over 'misleading' juice label

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:59pm by Reuters

    ... cancer and heart disease, although the science behind that belief is unclear. The issue of whether the labelling is misleading drew sharp questions. Justice Anthony Kennedy said: "I think ...

  6. News - World - FOOD

    Nutrition warning as study finds more people relying on fewer food crops

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 09:41pm by NYT

    ... That reliance on a few foods may also accelerate the rise in obesity, heart disease and diabetes, Khoury said. And those diet-related diseases are growing even in countries with significant hunger ... the food supply more vulnerable to drought, insects or disease. In some parts of the world, Asia and Africa in particular, the diversity of food crops has grown, as staples such as wheat ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Truc: going bust

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:11pm by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Susan Jung Last week, I suffered kumquat collapse. Fortunately, that's not a communicable new disease- it's what happened to the whole kumquats I was attempting to turn into glace fruit, a confection I make every year because I like to give jars of the beautiful, translucent orange fruit in syrup to friends as gifts during the Lunar New Year. ...

  8. News - World - FOOD

    Hampton Creek Foods, funded partly by Bill Gates, cracking artificial egg

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:46pm by AP

    ... pollutes the environment, causes disease outbreaks and confines chickens to tiny spaces. The company, which just started selling its first product- Just Mayo mayonnaise- at Whole Foods Markets, ... backers say. It could also benefit people's health, especially in heavy meat-eating countries, and reduce outbreaks of diseases such as avian flu, they say. The American Egg Board, which ...

  9. Business - Commodities - FOOD

    Trans fat ban may hit US demand for soya oil

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 02:49pm by Reuters

    ... banning the fats in foods ranging from cookies to frozen pizza, citing the risk of heart disease. Trans fats are used to help extend the shelf life or improve the taste or texture of some foods. ...

  10. News - China - FOOD

    China must switch to growing GM food before it's too late: scientist

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... better weather droughts, pests and diseases, as well as help farmers achieve higher yields, Wu said. "As the imbalance gets worse, we may have to give up cotton and oil production to ensure ...




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