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· March, 2013

Stories about Food from March, 2013

19 March 2013

Australia: Locals Fight to Stop McDonald's in their Hills

Residents’ opposition to a new McDonald’s in the Melbourne hills suburb of Tecoma has linked direct action with online campaigning. In addition to lobbying, rallies and marches, the activists have...

16 March 2013

Anti-Whaling Activists Hit a Nerve in Japan

Online commentary surrounding a collision between a Japanese harpoon ship and two vessels from the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd last month has offered a glimpse into the Japanese public's...

12 March 2013

Thousands of Dead Pigs Found Floating in Shanghai River

Thousands of dead pigs have been found floating in the Huangpu River, which flows through the middle of Shanghai. While the local authorities asserted that the dead pigs have not...

Bikini Babes Advocate for Breastfeeding

8 March 2013

Coffee Growers’ Strike: The Crisis Behind Colombian Coffee

A group of Colombian coffee producers have been on strike since February 25, 2013. Cati Restrepo offers an analysis of the situation.

6 March 2013

Outrage Brews in China Over Hong Kong Milk Powder Regulation

Mainland Chinese are outraged by Hong Kong government's latest border regulation that restricts travelers from taking more than 1.8 kg of infant milk powder out of Hong Kong.