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Feminist restaurant gives migrants a starter in Britain

London - In a feminist restaurant housed in a theatre, seven immigrant female chefs are bringing a taste of their homelands to Londoners, whilst earning themselves a stake in British society.

Bayer - no charge that probiotic is wrongfully promoted (update) Special

Washington - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has accused drugs maker Bayer of illegally promoting the effect of its probiotic, a collection of bacteria that it says “support digestive health.” However, the Justice Department will not pursue the charge.

Guatemala's Mayan heritage lives on in spicy pepian

Guatemala City - The smells of a bygone era waft through the air as Elsa Morales tosses an ancient Mayan spice on her sizzling grill to make a batch of pepian stew.

British food recycling cafes go global in fight against waste

London - When former chef Adam Smith opened a small cafe in Britain's post-industrial North two years ago, serving up dishes with food destined for the scrap heap, he had big aspirations -- to fight global food waste.

World beer giant Heineken buys into California craft brewer

Petaluma - It's been two weeks since European beer giant Heineken announced it was buying half of pioneering California craft beer-maker Lagunitas Brewing Co. and, so far, everything still looks good.

Only one way to tackle obesity: Cut portion sizes

London - In might seem obvious but in the world of quick-fix miracle diets and must-eat / must-not-eat foods, obesity can be addressed by eating less high calorific foods. This is the outcome of a new research study.

No break for Nestle as EU rejects Kit Kat claim

Luxembourg - Swiss food giant Nestle failed Wednesday in a bid to get the EU's top court to let it trademark the shape of its four-fingered Kit Kat chocolate bar in Britain.

Can eating fish keep depression at bay?

New research suggests that a high consumption of fish helps to keep depression at bay, for those who are risk from mental health problems.

Tears as India's soaring onion cost poses challenge for Modi

New Delhi - A leap in onion prices has left a bitter taste for Surinder Anand, owner of a New Delhi restaurant that sweats its way through a hundred kilos a day, but it could pose even bigger problems for India's leader.

EU lawmakers want full animal cloning ban

Strasbourg - EU lawmakers backed calls Tuesday to tighten up a proposed ban on cloning animals for food so as to ensure they never find a place on European farms.

Greek crisis prompts a rethink on food waste

Atenas - With little end to their economic misery in sight, Greeks are finding inventive ways to feed the poor while also fighting waste -- a movement that is chipping away at traditional attitudes to food.

Veggie meals for all schools, a solution in secular France?

Paris - To serve or not to serve pork in the canteens of France's secular state schools?

SF Bay Area home kitchen experts take shot at cooking immortality

San Francisco - Feeding the family isn't only about defrosting or drive-through windows — and certainly not for the dozens of amateur cooks who turned out Saturday to compete for a spot on Fox TV's "MasterChef."

Top Mexican chefs take stand against GM corn

- Top Mexican chefs urged the president Wednesday to join them in their staunch opposition to genetically modified corn in a country where age-old grains are cherished traditions.

Google wants your food photos to power a new Maps feature

Google has reportedly found a use for all of the photos of food that people take on their phones. The company is testing a Maps feature that lets users easily tag images to restaurant listings, letting everybody see what the food looks like.

Russian police smash illegal $30 million cheesemaking ring

Moscow - Russian police said Tuesday they had detained an "international criminal gang" that produced contraband cheese worth some $30 million using banned Western ingredients.

New social network for food, nutrition opens digital debate

Can be a driving force in the confusing dialogue in food and nutrition in the United States? Some say it is like the LinkedIn for foodies.

Southern African leaders meet as region faces food crisis

Johanesburg - Leaders of 15 southern African countries will gather for an annual summit on Monday as the region grapples with serious food shortages that have left a record number of people needing aid.

Russia slaps food embargo on more European countries

Moscow - Russia on Thursday broadened a food embargo imposed in retaliation for Western sanctions over Ukraine to include Iceland, a significant fish importer, as well as Montenegro, Albania and Liechtenstein.

McDonald's France apologises for 'don't feed the homeless' note

Marseille - McDonald's France was forced to apologise Wednesday following the emergence of an internal note reportedly ordering staff not to hand out food to "tramps" at a restaurant on the swish Cote d'Azur.

Russia destroys more tonnes of smuggled Western food

Moscow - Russian officials on Friday destroyed hundreds of tonnes of fruit as they pushed on with a controversial drive to eradicate smuggled Western food.

Consumers unsure about food labeling and information

Despite food labeling reforms, from levels of fats to salts or whether something is gluten free, labels are still causing confusion among consumers according to a new study.

Russia begins destroying smuggled Western foods

Moscow - Russian officials on Thursday steamrollered tonnes of cheese as they began a controversial drive to destroy Western food smuggled into the crisis-hit country despite a public outcry.

Russia says wrong DNA found in French hypermarket mince

Moscow - Russia's food safety regulator on Tuesday accused the popular French hypermarket chain Auchan of selling beef and pork mince containing meat from sheep and chicken.

Thank the ancient Romans for 'street food'

Rome - Grabbing something hot and tasty on the move? You have the ancient Romans to thank. "Street food" was their invention, generally enjoyed with wine, gambling or even prostitutes.

Frenchwoman jailed for three years for Chile 'magic cheese' scam

Paris - A French court on Tuesday jailed a woman for three years for conning thousands of Chileans into buying a kit to make "magic cheese" they could sell back to French cosmetics firms for use in luxury beauty products.

Fidel Castro seen in rare public outing

Havana - Cuban state television broadcast images Saturday of former president Fidel Castro meeting cheese experts during a rare trip outside his Havana home.

Sugar, flour, rice: Panicked Greeks stock up on essentials

Atenas - Greeks were hoarding cash and food Saturday amid mounting fears the economy could collapse, cracking open their wallets only to stock up on essentials and stripping supermarket shelves in the process.

Avoiding fussy eating by children with three R's

Birmingham - A new study purports to tell parents how easy it is to avoid fussy eating habits with their children. This takes the form of three apparently easy steps, according to a research article.

Can a mushroom slow down weight gain?

A mushroom common to Chinese medicine appears to slow down weight gain, according to a new scientific study based on animal trials.
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