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· July, 2013

Stories about Food from July, 2013

Racist Slur As A Brand Name

Abdul Halik writes about reactions to a brand of dates marketed in Sri Lanka which sounds like a well-known and highly derogatory term referring to Muslims. The blogger analyses the...

Top Ten Eateries In Dhaka Town

Expat Mikkela Thompson completed her goal of trying 100 eateries in Dhaka in 18 months. She compiles a list of top ten restaurants in the Bangladesh capital in her blog...

Is India Biting Off More Than It Can Chew with its New Food Security Bill?

The National Food Security Ordinance 2013 recently effected by India's government will provide food subsidies for two out of three Indians. Can India afford it?

Tainted School Lunches Kill Nearly Two Dozen Children in India

The food is believed to have been contaminated by pesticides. The incident is raising questions about the quality of school lunches for poor students.

São Tomé Pulls ‘Rotten Rice’ After Protests

The rice was part of a 900-ton order worth about two million US dollars imported from Cameroon using public money.

Breast Milk Popular Among China's Rich

Since the 2008 milk scandal in which tainted baby formula poisoned hundreds of babies, China's Southern Shenzhen are enjoying a new nourishment: human breast milk. Wet nurses are hired to...

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