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· August, 2012

Stories about Food from August, 2012

Nepal: KFC and Pizza Hut closed in Nepal

  17 August 2012

Chandan Sapkota informs that the closure of KFC and Pizza Hut in Nepal due to militancy shown by ad-hoc committee of All Nepal Hotel and Restaurant Workers Union-Revolutionary (ANHRWU-R) will have impact in the foreign investment in the country.

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Spain: Expropriation of Food for the Most Needy

  11 August 2012

Politicians and labor unionists have expropriated food from supermarkets in order to give it to the most needy in times in which Spain is experiencing a serious socioeconomic crisis. Chris Moya writes about the action that has caused a commotion in the country.

North Korea: First Lady Spotted With A Luxury, ‘Dior’ Handbag

  9 August 2012

North Korea’s young first lady was pictured carrying what appears to be a Christian Dior handbag which costs around USD 1,600. While international media lashed hard at the luxury in the midst of food crisis where millions of North Koreans suffer from starvation, one net user in Sina English site raised a...

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Kenya: ‘Do Milk!’ Campaign Targets Fast Food Generation

  9 August 2012

The Kenya Dairy Board and milk processors in the country have decided to launch a nationwide campaign to encourage the consumption of milk, using the title ‘Do Milk’. This is in line with changing lifestyle attitudes in the country, which has seen many of the youth abandon healthy eating practices for fast food.

Cuba: Food Measures

  7 August 2012

“General Raúl Castro acknowledges that beans are more important than canons”: Iván García explains why “food is a matter of national security.”

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