Dubai: Establishing effective ways to boost the UAE’s level of food security was the objective of two recent visits to Europe by Mariam Almheiri, UAE Minister of Food Security. The twin trips saw the minister travel to Germany and Ireland - countries ranked among the highest in the global food security rankings
Across the planet, more than a billion tons of essential, nutritious, life-sustaining food goes to waste each year. It is being eaten by weevils in sub-Saharan Africa and inadvertently passed
Meaty mushrooms, printed 'steaks' and NASA discoveries -- the latest array of meat alternatives has been showcased at the Good Food Conference in San Francisco.
The waiter's colleagues called police after he was shot in the shoulder with a handgun in the Noisy-le-Grand suburb east of Paris on Friday night, the source said.
How many of us know that what we eat is contributing to climate change. And that our love for steaks and burgers is driving the environment crazy. Should we not change our eating pattern, global warming will eventually leave us hungry (“Countries should ensure sustainable land use”, Aug. 8, Gulf Today). That is shocking. I too was taken aback
When it comes to food, we are surrounded by an abundance that our ancestors could only have dreamed of. One of my new colleagues at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) spoke about a farmer who described how, when he was a boy in the 1940s, his father had wept as he tore out
Dieticians claim that, in order to stay healthy we must have at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. This is aside from the fact that very few people actually eat five times a day anyway. Rather than sitting down to a full breakfast and two proper meals (lunch and dinner) nutritionists have always said that rather our eating habits should
The dreams of Jean Monnet and Robert Schuman and the passionate will of Francois Mitterrand and Helmut Kohl combined to make a reality of the European ideal and create a community of 28 nation states. It was to be the largest economic bloc on the planet, 500 million of us committed to an ever closer union built
Today, millionaires can get food stamps, a safety-net welfare programme intended to make sure lower-income people have the ability to access food. The Trump administration recently issued new regulations to close the loopholes that enabled this abuse. That’s not how it’s being depicted by some activists
The one about rethinking about food and land use is a nice column but it brims with a positivity that doesn’t quite fit into the current state of affairs. Even talking very positively about Brexit, where the author says, ‘Outside the EU we can and will replace it with a system that rewards good stewardship of land and nature, and which also helps