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Deadly diet: Thai doctors battle cancer-causing fish dish

Amphoe Hankha - It wasn't until he got to medical school that Narong Khuntikeo finally discovered what caused the liver cancer that took both of his parents' lives: their lunch.

Nouvelle Cuisine stalwart Alain Senderens dies: critic

Paris - Leading French chef Alain Senderens, one of the founders of the Nouvelle Cuisine movement, has died aged 77, food critic Gilles Pudlowski told AFP on Monday."He was one of the last great creators of Paris.

Brazil defends meat against US ban, but image tattered

S - Brazil's agriculture minister Blairo Maggi announced Friday he will travel to the United States to fight a ban on Brazilian beef imports, but the Latin American country's meat industry is already reeling.

Turkey detains catering boss after mass army food posioning

Istanbul - Turkish authorities Wednesday detained the chief executive of a catering firm that supplied food to an army barracks where hundreds of soldiers have been hospitalised with food poisoning, state media said.The chief executive of Rota Yemekcilik A.S.

Belgian frites too 'chic' for EU ban

Brussels - The European Commission staunchly denied Tuesday that it was trying to ban Belgian fries, saying Belgium's deep fried treat was too "chic" to fall victim to Brussels red tape.

Pamela Anderson invites Macron to 'sexy' French restaurant

Nice - Pamela Anderson long ago swapped "Baywatch" for animal rights activism -- but the actress has now added another string to her bow by opening a French restaurant, with President Emmanuel Macron receiving an open invite.

Cyprus struggles to tackle 'industrial' songbird poaching

Nicosia - Volunteers and police in Cyprus are struggling to tackle illegal songbird trapping operations that kill millions of birds a year and net huge profits for poaching gangs.

Hard cheese for soya and tofu as EU bans dairy names

Luxembourg - Plant-based products like soya and tofu can no longer be sold with dairy-type names like milk or butter, the European Union's top court ruled Wednesday.

French croissants at risk from spiralling butter prices

Paris - Could the very existence of croissants in France be in danger?Bakers warned Tuesday that a vertiginous rise in the price of butter was slashing their profit margins and threatening an entire industry.

Hundreds sick, two dead in food poisoning at Mosul displaced camp

Baghdad - A mass food poisoning at a camp for displaced Iraqi civilians outside Mosul has left at least two dead and hundreds requiring urgent treatment, officials said Tuesday.

Beyond kebabs: Turkish cuisine seeks place at the table

Istanbul - In a bid to banish stereotypes of late-night greasy fast food, Turkish chefs are trying to burnish their image by showcasing the culinary riches the country has to offer.

Food transforms into 3D shapes in water

Food technologists have created flat sheets made up of gelatin and starch. When these sheets are submerged in water they rapidly develop into three-dimensional structures.

Most food and drink endorsed by music stars is 'unhealthy'

Virtually all food and beverage products marketed by music stars are unhealthy, according to the first major study of the nutritional quality of endorsements made by music celebrities popular among teens.

In China, maggots finish plates, and food waste

- Thousands of voracious white maggots wiggle frenetically while tearing through trayfuls of leftover meat, vegetables and fruits in an unusual farm in southwestern China.

Funding shortfall hits starving in NE Nigeria: UN

Lagos - Lack of funding is forcing aid agencies to cut feeding programmes for starving people in northeast Nigeria, the UN said Thursday, warning of growing pressure on resources as refugees return.

Circadian clocks influence body’s response to diet

Scientists from Baylor College of Medicine have found that alterations to the circadian clock affect how the body responds to diet. In turn this influences microbes residing in the digestive tract.

Parasite danger warning for sushi lovers

London - Sushi is growing in popularity in many parts of the world, yet the risks from parasitic infection from eating raw fish are often underplayed, according to a new health report.

Jamie Oliver sparks fish fuss in Iceland

Reykjav - "What a view!!" Britain's celebrity chef Jamie Oliver exclaimed under a photo he posted on Facebook of a salmon farming cage nestled in a snowy fjord.

French boulanger Kayser finds a niche in US

New York - Fans of French baguettes and pastries in the United States are discovering a new place to spend their dough, courtesy of boulanger Eric Kayser.

Obama to back healthy eating at Milan food conference

Milan - Barack Obama will be the keynote speaker at a food innovation conference this month in Milan, the latest move by the former US president to help foster healthy eating.

Food insecurity increases global migration: UN

Rome - At a time of a record-high number of people fleeing their homes due to violent conflicts, the UN food agency said Friday a global crisis in food supplies is causing even more migrants to cross borders.

Illegal levels of arsenic found in baby foods

Belfast - A review of samples taken of baby rice food has found over half of the products on shelves to contain illegal levels of inorganic arsenic. The food is out-of-step with European Union regulations.

Cuban sugar burns to recapture sweet smell of success

Empresa - A sweet smell of treacle used to fill the air in the village of Pedro Betancourt -- but like the workers from the derelict Cuba Libre sugar refinery, it has dispersed.

Toxic stew: Police seize millions of euros in fake food, drink

Den Haag - Forget fake news. European police have joined forces to seize almost 10,000 tonnes of fake and harmful food and drink, from caviar to cashews, booze to bubbly water and even unassuming stock cubes.

Bugs for dinner? New Aussie food trend has legs (and wings)

Sydney - With a twist of lime and a dash of salt Sydney chef Nowshad Alam Rasel flavours a hot pan full of crickets, tossing them over a flaming stove.

Bugs for dinner? New Aussie food trend has legs (and wings)

Sydney - With a twist of lime and a dash of salt Sydney chef Nowshad Alam Rasel flavours a hot pan full of crickets, tossing them over a flaming stove.

Bugs for dinner? New Aussie food trend has legs (and wings)

Sydney - With a twist of lime and a dash of salt Sydney chef Nowshad Alam Rasel flavours a hot pan full of crickets, tossing them over a flaming stove.

To eat or not to eat before exercising?

For someone keen to lose weight and seeing exercise as the answer is it best to eat before undertaking a workout session or afterwards? A science team think they have the answer.

New Zealand PM grilled after spaghetti pizza outrage

Wellington - New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English defended his love of pizza topped with tinned spaghetti and pineapple on Friday after the recipe sent fans of the Italian treat into an outraged frenzy.

British PM wades into Easter egg row

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May waded into a row Tuesday over the commercialisation of Easter, after the Church of England accused a major charity of "airbrushing faith" from its chocolate egg hunts.
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