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Gone are the days of the butter mountains when the EU had to step in to mop up surpluses.

Brazil city to give food pellets dubbed 'dog food' to poor school kids

Nicknamed "dog food" and made from nearly expired left-overs, a new product designed to fight hunger among school kids in Brazil's largest city has sparked controversy.

Lisbon's first Syrian restaurant a welcome sign for refugees

The queue outside Lisbon's first Syrian restaurant on its opening day showed an appetite not just for Syrian food but for integration in one of the few European countries trying to welcome more refugees.

Top Singapore chef gives back Michelin stars

A Singapore chef with two Michelin stars has announced he wants to be stripped of the honour and will close his popular eatery, the latest restaurateur to walk away from the culinary distinction.

Cardoon Mediterranean Grill up for 'Top Mediterranean Restaurant'

Cardoon Mediterranean Grill has been nominated for the "Best Mediterranean Restaurant" in the 2018 "Best of Long Island" competition.

Neraki Greek Mediterranean up for 2018 'Best Greek Restaurant'

Neraki Greek Mediterranean in Huntington has been nominated for "Best Greek Restaurant" in the 2018 "Best of Long Island" contest.

GreeKrave nominated for 2018 'Best Gyro on Long Island' Special

GreeKrave, the Greek-American eatery in Deer Park, has a major reason to celebrate. They have been nominated for "Best Gyro."

Anchor Down Seafood Bar & Grill up for 'Best Seafood Restaurant'

Anchor Down Seafood Bar & Grill in Merrick has been nominated for "Best Seafood Restaurant" for the 2018 "Best of Long Island" competition.

Ghana wakes up and smells the coffee

Like many people around the world, 80-year-old Kofi Afadi can't start his morning without a cup of coffee.

Hanging cow at Australia restaurant sparks controversy

An Australian pizzeria that hung a taxidermied dairy cow from its ceiling to call attention to the industrialisation of the farming industry has been criticised on social media for cruelty.

Fish finger fighting fund to aid EU food crackdown

The EU unveiled plans Tuesday to crack down on food makers selling poor quality versions of products including Coca-Cola, Nutella and fish fingers in different parts of the bloc, particularly in eastern Europe.

From fleeing Syria to dazzling Merkel in the kitchen

Back in Syria, friends gave Malakeh Jazmati the nickname "Miss Spaghetti" because cooking up tasty traditional regional dishes wasn't exactly her thing.

World's cereal production headed for a record in 2017: FAO

The world's cereal production is headed for a bumper 2017, with total output on track for a record, the United Nation's food agency said Thursday.

Burned-out French chef gives back Michelin stars

A chef in southern France with three Michelin stars says he wants to be stripped of the distinction because of the "huge pressure" to dish up flawless fare each day.

France's champagne harvest weather-hit but 'promising'

Bad weather caused a severe decrease in this year's grape harvest in the Champagne region, but growers predicted Friday that quality would trump quantity in this year's bubbly.

KitKat bets on weird and wonderful flavours in Japan

Cough-medicine-flavoured KitKat anyone?It may not be to everyone's taste, but this is just one of 300 weird and wonderful flavours flying off the shelves in Japan, which has become the world's biggest market for the four-fingered snack.

Fraud behind tainted-eggs scandal began in 2016: EU

The fraud that caused the contamination of millions of eggs with the insecticide fipronil began in September 2016 and has now affected 34 countries, the EU said on Thursday.

World's oldest wine may have been Italian

Researchers have discovered that the oldest wine in the world may have been Italian, after finding traces of 6,000-year-old fermented grapes off the west coast of Sicily.

Gourmet grub: Thai fine-diners explore insect cuisine

At a hip Bangkok diner, foodies with an adventurous palate tuck into a bug-based menu that includes watermelon salad sprinkled in bamboo worms, nachos with silkworm cherry tomato salsa and pasta made from ground crickets.

Reducing food waste through the Industrial Internet of Things

World hunger is a major concern and one set to become ever more pressing as the world's population expands. Reducing food waste, through the use of connected technology, can help to address the problem.

Richard Branson and Bill Gates invest in 'clean meat' startup

Cargill, Inc, along with Bill Gates and Richard Branson, and other business giants are taking a chance on a California-based startup using a nascent technology to produce meat from self-producing animal cells.

Egg scare shows flaws in food alert system: watchdog

Recalls of unsafe food products often reach consumers too late or not at all, the campaign group Foodwatch said Thursday, calling for tighter oversight after a Europe-wide scare erupted over insecticide-tainted eggs.

McDonalds to limit use of antibiotics in chicken supply

McDonalds says it will start globally rolling back use of antibiotics in its chicken products from 2018 as part of efforts to curb microbial resistance to drugs and the rise of superbugs.
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