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· July, 2010

Stories about Food from July, 2010

Global Threat of Wheat Killer Rises

The risk posed by a fungus that is deadly to the world's second largest crop, wheat, continues to rise. The killer fungus, called Ug99, causes stem rust disease, which can...

Trinidad & Tobago: Eating for Emancipation

Niger: Niger's silent crisis

South Korea: A Politician’s ‘Emperor’s Dish’ Enraged Struggling Koreans

A South Korean politician's effort to experience the minimum wage earner's life went backfire due to poor understanding on the severity of the working poor's life conditions.

Ukraine: “Food Nostalgia”

Armenia: Eating a way to peace

Taiwan: Film Festival of “Food and People”

Brazil: Limits on Food Ads Shake Market Forces

The Federal Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency has ruled changes in food advertising to include warnings printed on packages, amidst strong industry reaction. Do consumers have a say in this debate?

Japan: Agriculture and Entrepreneurship

Japan: Eating unagi eel to battle the heat

Africa's Hunger Hardships Spur Biotech Debate

Many solutions have been proposed to help combat hunger in Africa, but one in particular remains controversial: biotechnology. Many experts suggest that genetically modified organisms could help ensure food security....

Niger: Offering choices to unheard voices

Haiti: How to Report

Thailand: “Tsunami Roll” menu

Brunei: Great Tasty Tour goes East Asia

Two Spanish Foodie Bloggers, Inaki and Esther, are currently on a gastronomy tour in East Asia for some ten months. GV author Senor Pablo interviews the two bloggers about their...

South Korea: Dog Meat Debate

Peru: Peruvian Chicken Day

Portugal: Seagulls Invade the city of Porto

Russia: How to cook and eat a hot dog

Trinidad & Tobago: Eating Wisely

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