Tanzania and much ado about cashew nuts

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has reportedly sacked both the agriculture and trade ministers and threatened to deploy the military. Reports say this is over a cashew nut crisis. Please follow and like us:0

Fruit fly!

A BBC report has revealed that the humble fruit fly could help scientists unlock the secrets of Alzheimer’s disease. A new £20m Dementia Research Institute at Cardiff University includes a fly laboratory. Please follow and like us:0

Swiss proposal on food!

Voters in Switzerland have overwhelmingly rejected two proposals on ethical and sustainable food. Final results of the two nationwide polls show that more than 60% of people voted against them. Please follow and like us:0

Needles found in Australian strawberries!

Photo – thenepalherald.com For over a week now, the scare over needles found in Australian strawberries, apples and bananas have continued to send jitters down the spines of not just Australians and the many places where the fruits are sold, but even other parts of the world! Please follow and like us:0

International chocolate Day!

The U.S. National Confectioners Association has listed today 13 September as International Chocolate Day! The U.S. National Confectioners Association listed  three other primary chocolate holidays on their calendar. Please follow and like us:0

E. Coli and death of British couple in Egypt!

E. coli reportedly caused the deaths of a British couple who died after falling ill at a holiday resort in Egypt, the country’s authorities have said. Escherichia coli is a Gram-negative, facultative aerobic, rod-shaped, coliform bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms. Please follow and like…

Price of bread in Nigeria increases!

  FOOD NEWS The Premium Bread Makers Association of Nigeria have warned that the price of bread may soon increase. Please follow and like us:0

Nutritional value of Salmon!

          FOOD NEWS Researchers in the Highlands of Scotland are giving farmed salmon feed made from genetically modified crops. The aim of the scientific trial is to increase the nutritional value of the fish. The feed is said to be  rich in healthy fish oils, which the team hope will be absorbed…