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· November, 2016

Stories about Food from November, 2016

These East African Countries Show How Teamwork and Technology Can Thwart Illegal Fishing

Innovation sparks success as nations collaborate to identify and take action against fishing vessels suspected of illegal fishing.

Tajikistan's Qurutob: ‘Food for the Poor'?

"The rise of qurutobkhonas means the domination of rural culture over urban culture, and is therefore a sign of downfall."

Call for Sugar Tax on Beverages Ignites Nanny State Debate Down Under

"Rather than considering a sugar tax, it'd be more useful if there was a fresh fruit and veg subsidy for low income earners and pensioners"

Sriracha, a Truly Global Sauce with a Big Heap of Vietnamese Love

"...whenever I post a message on Facebook or maybe like email my friends asking them if they want anything from California...the number one answer is Sriracha sauce."

Complaint of Moldy Buns Triggers Wave of Harassment at Chinese University

A students was forced to make a public apology after accusing his school cafeteria of selling moldy buns. He has now left Weibo, after receiving a flood of harassing comments.

Singaporeans Urged to ‘Embrace the Ugly’ to Reduce Food Waste

"If we throw away ugly food just because it doesn’t look nice, then I think we are wasting these resources," a participant in Singapore's new food conservation movement said.

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