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World population

World's Population to Reach 11 Billion by end of the Century, Can the Earth Handle it?

The United Nations predicts that human population numbers will exceed 11 billion by the end of the century, according to the latest United Nations report released Thursday.


New diet craze offers five days of feasting for two days of famine

Forget abandoning carbohydrates or detoxing. The new dieting craze sweeping Britain and taking off in the United States lets people eat whatever they like - but only five days a week.


World Cereal Production to Rise 6.5 pct

World cereal production is expected to rise 6.5 percent in 2013/14 to reach a record 2.46 billion tons, force global grain prices lower this year, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday in its twice-yearly review of global agricultural markets.

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India considers special parliament session to pass food bill

India's government is considering calling a special session of parliament to pass a $24 billion welfare scheme to give cheap food to the poor, the finance minister said on Thursday, a move clearly aimed at public opinion ahead of a general election.


Singapore's DealGuru Spins Off Food Delivery, Creates Food Runner

DealGuru, a Singapore-based e-commerce company backed by Michael Brehm of Rebate Networks, has has spun off its food delivery subsidiary to form 'Food Runner' as it seeks to expand further in the region with local partnerships.


Dole CEO Murdock Announces $1.1-Billion Takeover Bid

Dole Food Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Murdock owns 40 percent of the company and now he wants to own the rest of the company by offering about $645 million to buy out other shareholders of the fresh fruit and vegetable producer, reports say.

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India's stubborn retail inflation may spoil rate cut hopes

India's consumer inflation likely eased for the third straight month in May but remained high enough to be a headache for the central bank, which is under pressure to cut rates again next week after headline wholesale inflation cooled.

World Chefs: N.Y. chef learns, excels at Filipino cuisine

Chef Miguel Trinidad was in his mid-30s and a relatively inexperienced cook in New York when he decided to help a co-worker realize her dream of opening a modern Filipino restaurant.

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U.S. Senate passes farm bill; food stamp fight looms in House

The Democratic-run U.S. Senate passed a $500 billion, five-year farm bill on Monday that expands a taxpayer-subsidized crop insurance program and rejects sweeping cuts in food stamps for the poor being pursued in the House of Representatives.

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B&G Foods to acquire Pirate Brands for $195 million

Food maker B&G Foods Inc. is buying Robert's American Gourmet Food, which owns the Pirate's Booty brand, for $195 million in cash.

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Deer Gets Dorito Bag Stuck on His Head, Rangers Free Him [PHOTO]

A deer with a Doritos bag stuck on its head was recently rescued by a Florida Keys deputy. Deputy Becky Herrin said the normally skittish deer was calm as she and her colleague, Deputy Joshua Gordon, approached.

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EU states deadlocked on genetically modified maize approvals

European Union governments failed to agree on Monday whether to approve three genetically modified maize varieties for use in food and feed, the European Commission said.

Soy Sauce Overdose

Soy Sauce Overdose Leaves Teenager in Coma for 5 Hours

Soy sauce overdose is making headlines on Friday after a teenager swallowed a quart of soy sauce, causing him to fall into a coma.


Rising food demand to put pressure on global prices-FAO/OECD

China, the world's most populous nation, will import more meat and oilseeds over the next decade as consumption outpaces production growth, the OECD said in a joint report with the UN's food agency, adding inflation pressure to global prices.

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India's finance minister says no decision yet on food security bill

India's Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram said on Thursday there was no decision so far on the proposed National Food Security Bill and it could take some time to be passed.

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Food Biz
The Gift of Food at Christmas: What’s most popular?

The Gift of Food at Christmas: What’s most popular?

Food is always an excellent gift choice at Christmas. But how do you select which edibles to give your loved ones? Well, help is at hand. Take a look at the following food gift ideas so you can decide who should receive them.

Modern Appliance Excellent Food Packing Machine Online

Modern Appliance Excellent Food Packing Machine Online

Are you interested to keep food fresh longer? Different types of tricks and techniques used to preserve food for a long time and to extend the shelf life of food. One of the best recommended food preserves is a vacuum sealer which meets all the requirements of interested people and a perfect appliance you surely need.


Top Wedding Food Trends For 2020

Tired of the conventional three-course meals at wedding receptions? Want something different? Give the menu a twist with our trendy wedding food ideas.

Food Tech
Night Markets in Asia

Night Markets in Asia

Traveling to new cities is always an exciting adventure. One of the best ways to see a city and try local food is by visiting famous night markets. Night markets are always bustling and full of locals and foreigners trying the delights.

All that you Need to Know about Weight Loss Process

All that you Need to Know about Weight Loss Process

Bearing an excess of weight feels awkward, and it can likewise harm your health. As per the research of the CDC, obesity rates have soared in the United States in recent years. As of 2019, more than 33% of American grownups were viewed as obese, characterized as having a BMI of 30 or higher.

The Rudiments of Excellent Steak Grilling

The Rudiments of Excellent Steak Grilling

Grilling a steak to perfection is both a science and an art and there are many ways for this small miracle to horribly wrong, especially without some perspective and experience. But, by understanding the following 10 principles of perfecting the grilled steak, you too can be on the way to steak mastery.

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