The world is less than 40 years away from a food shortage
that will have serious implications for people and governments,
according to a top scientist at the U.S. Agency for International
Development. "For the first time in human history, food production
will be limited on a global scale by the availability of land,
water and energy," said Dr. Fred Davies, senior science advisor for
the agency's ...
Dining out at select Vancouver Island restaurants on April 24
will mean a lot to those working with some of the region's most
marginalized people. That day, 75 restaurants will be taking part
in Dining Out For Life, a major annual fundraiser for AIDS
Last week we learned how to make a scampi sauce and lots of
sauces that could be made from that technique. This week we will
continue with sauces and you will learn how to make a beurre blanc.
Food is fuel. Just like a car needs fuel to operate, so does
the body. Without enough food, changes happen in the body affecting
a number of daily functions, including athletic performance. Young
swimmers may be at risk for under-eating or poor eating.
NAR Gourmet’s naturally grown and traditionally crafted olive
oil has earned the prestigious Gold Award at the 2014 New York
International Olive Oil Competition . The NYIOOC is known as one of
the most important olive oil award gatherings in the world and over
the course of four days, an esteemed international panel of expert
tasters evaluated a collection of 651 oils from 25 countries among
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Fire Department had a busy
night responding to three cooking fires, all occurring at
apartments in an hour-and-a-half time span, Wednesday night.
According to Springfield Fire Department’s Cara Erwin, the first
fire occurred around 7 p.m. when a tenant was heating oil on a
stove and it caught fire. The tenant threw water on the oil,
causing the fire to spread ...
A food allergy can negatively affect your health. It occurs
when an individual is exposed to a particular food. The first time
you eat the offending food, your immune system creates
disease-fighting antibodies. When you eat the food again, your body
treats it as a foreign invader and attempts to get rid of
Think twice before loading up on cheap rosé or mixed cases
You may not be drinking in January, but is it a good time to buy
wine? Wine merchants have sales just like other retailers, but does
it make sense to buy older stock? There are two main types of
offer. One is a discount on a particular line, where the shop has
plenty of stock and wants to clear it for the next vintage. Stores
find it ...
Would you rather have a glass of Chardonnay or a pint of
Guinness? According to a new study, most of us wrongly believe wine
is healthier than beer . A survey of 1,000 adults for the Campaign
for Real Ale (Camra) revealed that two-thirds thought drinking wine
was the most healthy, compared with just 13% for beer. See Also:
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Food prices at the grocery store are up, following an
increase in production costs and wholesale prices. In March, retail
food prices rose 0.4% from the preceding month, matching February’s
increase. These ...
Wine specialist says 'the consumer went very quiet indeed'
after Christmas and expects subdued growth in 2015 too Majestic
Wine has surprised markets with a profits warning after a slowdown
in consumer spending took the fizz out of its sales. The news sent
its shares tumbling nearly 20%. Its chief executive, Steve Lewis,
said: "Christmas went pretty well, but immediately Christmas
finished the ...
From Gordon Ramsay to Jamie Oliver, celebrity chefs have long
captured the public's attention and imagination. But as the Top
Chef of Tampa Bay competition proved on March 31, 2014, there's
plenty of culinary ...
Coconut oil has quickly become a must-have ingredient in
kitchens across the country, with retailers seeing a 295 percent
increase in coconut oil spray volumes last year1. PAM® Cooking
Spray, the leader in non-stick cooking sprays and a brand of
ConAgra Foods, Inc.
A new interim director of dining services will replace
Michelle Bryant-Jones after she left her position with little
notice early this semester. Nate Haugh, operations director in the
office of student affairs, was next in line to fill the gap in
The number of people in Britain using food banks has nearly
tripled to more than 900,000 over the past 12 months, according to
a shock report on Wednesday from food bank operator Trussell Trust.
Some 40 bishops and over 600 other church leaders from around
Britain have signed an open letter calling for urgent government
action on food poverty. "With benefit changes (and) poverty wages
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Formal dining has been elaborately
mentioned in stories as old as Homer's Odyssey and the Illiad where
kings and aristocrats were depicted dining with gold or silver
* Food, shelter costs account for much of the increase
WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices firmed a bit
in March, as food and housing rental costs rose in a possible sign
that a disinflationary trend had run its course. The increase
should allay concerns among some Federal Reserve officials that
inflation was running too low, although the rise was mild enough to
suggest the ...
Rising food prices drove inflation in India up more than
expected in March, reversing a slowdown and leaving the RBI with
less room to support the economy amid fresh signs of slowing
growth. The pick-up in inflation, coupled with a slump in
industrial output and merchandise exports and the risk of
less-than-normal monsoon rains this summer, also calls into
question assumptions that the worst is ...