Global fast food chain McDonald's is embracing its Australian nickname Down Under, with selected stores around the country changing their signage on Tuesday to "Macca's".
European scientists say they have found further evidence that how you serve food and drink matters hugely in the perception of taste.
Fries, crunchy, salty, tasty fried sticks of potato are claimed by Belgium and France as the product of their national gastronomic genius but the true origins are shrouded in popular folklore.
The beginning of 2013 will be difficult for Central Asian countries because of this year’s drought in the grain-yielding regions of the world.
Hungry survivors of a deadly Philippine typhoon looted shops and warehouses in a hard-hit town in a bid to stay alive amid stalled aid deliveries.
Australian researchers are working on a new breed of pineapple -- one that is not only sweet and juicy but which has the added tropical taste of coconut.
Global food prices have eased from their July records but remain very high, putting more people in danger of hunger and malnutrition-related disease.
Rising acidity is eating away the shells of tiny snails, known as "sea butterflies", that live in the seas around Antarctica, leaving them vulnerable to predators and disease.
North Korea's staple food output has improved but the poverty-stricken country is still struggling to eradicate malnutrition and provide its people with vital protein.
The decree was signed by Kazakhstan’s chief sanitary doctor Zhandarbek Bekshin.
Mexico, second in obesity in the world after the United States, wants its children to cut down on the soft drinks and fatty foods that have made them the chubbiest kids in Latin America.
The Festival is dated to the City Day and dedicated to the 80th anniversary of establishment of South Kazakhstan Oblast.
Three-quarters of African countries and several "Arab Spring" nations are at high or extreme risk of a food crisis, according to an analysis published on Wednesday.
Eating tomatoes can dramatically reduce the risk of having a stroke, according to a new study out Monday that provided more support for diets rich in fruits and vegetables.
Scientists in California have shed light on a marine mystery: how diving mammals can hunt for food at great depths without getting the "bends".
First they began offering salad, then they added fruit. On Wednesday, McDonald's announced it would put something else on its menu to help customers watching their waistlines: calorie counts.
Staple food prices may double within the next two decades due to climate change and an increase in extreme weather including droughts and hurricanes.
Threatened shark species are being used to make shark fin soup, a delicacy in Chinese cuisine, in several US cities, according to an unprecedented study based on DNA testing.
The World Food Programme has said it is sending a first shipment of emergency food aid to flood-hit areas of North Korea, where torrential rain has killed scores of people and inundated cropland.
Gays and lesbians puckered up at "kiss-ins" outside Chick-fil-A outlets across the United States in protest over the fast-food chain's opposition to same-sex marriage.
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