Food http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19972/all en KFC in Fiji quarantine dispute http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/kfc-fiji-quarantine-dispute <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The future of KFC in Fiji is in doubt, after its famous herbs and spices mix was quarantined by customs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> News Desk </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The future of KFC in Fiji is in doubt, after its famous herbs and spices mix was quarantined by customs.</p> <p> According to <a href="http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/restaurants-and-bars/kfc-takes-a-battering-in-fiji-20110803-1iae2.html">AAP,</a> Fijians are having to go without fried chicken with the nation&#39;s three KFC restaurants forced to close when the breadcrumb mix ran out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/kfc-fiji-quarantine-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fiji Food Weird Wide Web GlobalPost Blogs Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 +0000 News Desk 5672183 at http://www.globalpost.com Celebrity chef in Los Angeles gun stand-off http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/ramsay-gun-la-lapd <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay momentarily forgot what country he was in, when he was pulled over by an LA policeman wielding a gun </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> News Desk </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay momentarily forgot what country he was in, when he was pulled over by a<a href="http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/celebrity/crazy-us-cop-pulls-gun-on-gordon-ramsay-days-after-his-dwarf-porn-double-dies/story-fn907478-1226138984253"> Los Angeles </a>policeman wielding a gun.</p> <p> Ramsay, 44 was driving on the wrong side of the road in his new Maserati when he was stopped by police.</p> <p> &quot;For a moment I thought I was back in England and turned down the wrong side of the road,&quot; he told British tabloid The Sun.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/ramsay-gun-la-lapd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> celebrity crime Food Weird Wide Web GlobalPost Blogs Fri, 16 Sep 2011 08:20:00 +0000 News Desk 5675502 at http://www.globalpost.com Orange juice prices hit record high http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120111/global-orange-juice-prices-hit-record-high <p> Cold weather in Florida and safety concerns about juice from Brazil are driving the price of orange juice to a record high.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120111/global-orange-juice-prices-hit-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brazil Food food prices orange juice US Economy Americas Brazil United States Wed, 11 Jan 2012 19:50:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5686990 at http://www.globalpost.com Wendy's edges out Burger King for number two sales spot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120319/wendys-edges-out-burger-king-number-two-sales-spot Wendy's has edged out Burger King as the number two hamburger seller in the US, making it McDonald's next big rival.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120319/wendys-edges-out-burger-king-number-two-sales-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Business Food & Drink United States Mon, 19 Mar 2012 19:51:07 +0000 Alexander Besant 5696742 at http://www.globalpost.com Wendy's moves to improve animal welfare in chicken suppliers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120324/wendys-moves-improve-animal-welfare-chicken-suppliers Fast food chain Wendy's said that it was changing the way its suppliers slaughter the chicken and pigs used in its products in an effort to be more humane.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120324/wendys-moves-improve-animal-welfare-chicken-suppliers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Business Food & Drink Sat, 24 Mar 2012 21:23:50 +0000 Alexander Besant 5697560 at http://www.globalpost.com Lack of sleep leads to poor food choices, say studies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/health/120614/lack-sleep-leads-poor-food-choices-say-studies New studies show that a lack of sleep may increase the risk of poor diet choices.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/health/120614/lack-sleep-leads-poor-food-choices-say-studies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Health Health Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:08:46 +0000 Alexander Besant 5707930 at http://www.globalpost.com Iranians divided over rising inflation....and chicken? (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iran/120725/iranians-divided-over-rising-inflationand-chicken-vide The price of food and fuel is climbing in Iran due to international sanctions over its nuclear program - and chicken has become a symbol of the nation's financial woes, reports Reuters. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iran/120725/iranians-divided-over-rising-inflationand-chicken-vide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Iran Iran Politics Middle East Wed, 25 Jul 2012 12:43:40 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5713283 at http://www.globalpost.com Deadly sandwiches: remarkably dangerous lunchtimes throughout history http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/deadly-sandwiches-remarkably-dangerous-lunchtimes-through Sewing needles have been found in in-flight sandwiches on Delta and now, on Air Canada, prompting a wave of public suspicion towards our most dearly-beloved lunchtime dish. But what about other dangerous sammiches in human history? A non-exhaustive list follows. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/deadly-sandwiches-remarkably-dangerous-lunchtimes-through" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food history Weird Wide Web Wed, 01 Aug 2012 20:14:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5714614 at http://www.globalpost.com The same plastic chemicals in yoga mats and shoes are found in nearly 500 foods http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/140227/Azodicarbonamide-ada-plastic-chemicals-yoga-mats-and-shoes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Azodicarbonamide, also known as ADA, was found as an ingredient in breads, bagels, tortillas, hamburger and hot dog buns, pizza, pastries, and other food products. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carey Gillam, Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nearly 500 foods found on grocery store shelves in the <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/united-states">United States</a>, including many foods labeled as "healthy," contain a potentially hazardous industrial plastics chemical, according to a report issued Thursday by a health research and advocacy group.</p> <p>Azodicarbonamide, also known as ADA, was found as an ingredient in breads, bagels, tortillas, hamburger and hot dog buns, pizza, pastries, and other food products, according to a report by the Environmental Working Group, based in Washington.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/140227/Azodicarbonamide-ada-plastic-chemicals-yoga-mats-and-shoes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Want to Know Food & Drink United States Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:20:56 +0000 Carey Gillam, Reuters 6082373 at http://www.globalpost.com These nations are using food to project power around the world. And it's working. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/food-drink/140325/gastrodiplomacy-thai-korean-food-restaurants-american-university <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;"><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/noodle-diplomacy-china-jack-lew" style="font-size: 13px;">&quot;Noodle diplomacy&quot;</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/chile/110228/chinese-food-restaurants" style="font-size: 13px;">&quot;chopstick diplomacy&quot;</a>&nbsp;may be relatively new phrases, but the concept that food and diplomacy go together is as old as, well, food.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/food-drink/140325/gastrodiplomacy-thai-korean-food-restaurants-american-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Peru Want to Know Cambodia Diplomacy Food & Drink China North Korea South Korea United States Thailand Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:38:14 +0000 Emily Lodish 6104041 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain wants the US to lift a ban on haggis, the (delicious?) Scottish national dish http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/140630/uk-pushing-us-lift-import-ban-on-haggis <p>Haggis is minced sheep heart and lungs stuffed inside a sheep&#39;s stomach. Still hungry?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/140630/uk-pushing-us-lift-import-ban-on-haggis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food Want to Know Politics Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:46:12 +0000 Allison Jackson 6191942 at http://www.globalpost.com