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· September, 2008

Stories about Food from September, 2008

22 September 2008

Belarus: Making it in the sausage competition

China: Uncovering Sanlu Scandal

Japan: Missing Pieces in Tainted Rice Scandal

The latest food scandal making headlines in Japan revolves on the nation's staple commodity: rice, one of only a small handful of foods for which the country achieves almost complete...

18 September 2008

Environment: Polluted Fish?

Bangladesh: Celebrating Ramadan

Japan: Healthy Diet

China: Media Manipulation on the Poisonous Milk Powder Scandal

The “Sanlu poisonous milk scandal” attracted more and more attention until the Central Propaganda Department gave strict orders on 9/15 to stop all Chinese media to report and investigate this...

17 September 2008

Cuba: Economic Reforms?

China: Crisis on “Made in China”

The anger on the poisonous milk powder incident continues to roar everyday. Apart from Sanlu, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China...

Arabeyes: Ramadan Thoughts

With the holy month of Ramadan quickly wrapping up, bloggers from around the Arab world share their thoughts on the month, their activities, driving standards and their yearning for a...

16 September 2008

Cuba: Assessing the Damage

Trinidad & Tobago: Hot, Hot, Hot!

Japan: The Success of Saizeriya

China: Infant-killer milk powder sickens the country

Is food in China edible? Chinese people started to ask. The tainted infant formula has not only killed 2 babies, triggered panic among parents, but also gave a solid hit...

Laos: Coffee industry

15 September 2008

World Bank Film Competition – Social Dimensions of Climate Change

The world bank has a call for submissions of short 2-5 minute documentaries that show the social effects or aspects of climate change. The deadline for the competition is October...

Cuba: Suffering a Setback

China: Kidney Stone Gate

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