Scientists have successfully bred a rice variety that is salt-tolerant, which could enable farmers to reclaim coastal areas rendered useless by sea water.
Australians are smoking and drinking less than they were five years ago but are fatter and more anxious.
From foie gras noodles and liquid olives to air baguettes and mimetic peanuts, much of what elBulli chef Ferran Adria and his team created in their nearly 2,000 dishes defies transcription.
Tens of thousands of people on Monday attended a charity concert in the Cypriot capital Nicosia to raise funds and collect food for people suffering the fallout of a severe financial crisis.
Food prices have dropped since peaking six months ago but remain near record levels, pushing the world's poorest people toward "undernutrition" and obesity.
At least five people who were served bleach-laced water at a Mister Donut store in Japan had to be treated by medics.
Foodmaster was fined a derisive $1,270 in Kazakhstan for discharge of polluting substances and storage of wastes.
McDonald’s may enter the Kazakhstan market soon.
Thousands of dead pigs in a Shanghai river have cast a spotlight on China's poorly regulated farm production, with the country's favourite meat joining a long list of food scares.
Residents of Kok-Saiyek village have accused the local branch of FoodMaster company of polluting the local river with caustic soda and sulfuric acid.
The fallout from Europe's horsemeat scandal has spread far outside the continent, with an imported lasagne brand pulled from shelves in Hong Kong and a new row over the treatment of horses farmed in the Americas.
The world's biggest food company, Swiss-based Nestle, and the world's top beef producer, JBS of Brazil, were Tuesday the latest in a long list of firms to be caught up in Europe's spiralling horsemeat scandal.
Sodium benzoate is allowed in milk as a substance not effecting human health at low concentration: Kazakhstan Food Academy.
The EU's executive called in Europe's law enforcers and urged bloc-wide DNA food testing on Wednesday to restore consumer confidence in a widening scandal over horsemeat-tainted processed food.
Jukka Peltonen has just come home from the shop with a bag of clementines, but he's disappointed to discover they're too acidic for his taste.
European farming ministers and the European commissioner for health were due to meet in Brussels Wednesday amid growing anger and recriminations over mislabelled meat products.
In the run-up to Super Bowl Sunday, millions of American football fans can rest assured: there is no looming shortage of their beloved chicken wings.
A plate of crispy battered shrimp, mushrooms, tomato and arugula tossed with spaghettini and a cream sauce took the cake Wednesday as the most calorie-rich chain restaurant dish in America.
Many seafood products, especially those used to make sushi, are used without thermal treatment, which makes them very dangerous for people's health: Zhandarbek Bekshin.
US fast food giant Yum! Brands has apologised to customers of its Chinese KFC restaurants after a scandal over tainted chicken that dented sales at the popular chain.
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