Six men have been arrested in Vietnam for killing and eating an endangered monkey and live-streaming it on social media.
Never mind the over exaggerated title, power of literature there. In a nutshell, bell peppers are sometimes grouped with less harsh pepper varieties as “sweet peppers”, which is very cool.
These are known as Rainbow Tomatoes.
A needle was found inside a punnet of strawberries on sale in a New Zealand supermarket. This is the second of such incident in recent months. The strawberries were bought at a Fresh Choice supermarket in Geraldine, a town on the South Island. This comes after a nationwide scare in Australia which saw almost 200 reports…
A study has asserted that a fish that can repair its heart may hold clues for future treatments in people. According to the BBC, scientists studying the Mexican tetra fish found three areas of the fish genome were involved in its ability to regenerate heart tissue. One gene however appeared to play a particularly key role…
Asusu or Esusu, this for me means the same thing, although, I prefer to say ESUSU! Esusu is a corn meal delicacy that is very common in Abia state.
Romaine lettuce has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli in the US and Canada. Health officials say at least 32 people have been sickened in the US, with 13 taken to the hospital, while another 18 people have been stricken in Canada.
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.
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.
It takes guts to eat raw chilli. But in Georgia it has become a matter of political conviction. Opponents of one of the top presidential candidates, Salome Zurabishvili, have signed up for a “chilli pepper challenge” on social media to protest her candidacy in elections on Sunday.