The doner kebab, a typical “German” meal?
Jason M Ramos
While thought of as an unpretentious fast-food dish, the doner kebab is a symbol of the social, political and identity issues facing European society today.
Parmesan cheese, prosciutto, salami, olive oil… Italian food is at the heart of intense diplomatic lobbying.
To defend traditional Italian products such as meats and cheeses – delicious, but often high in fat and salt – the country's government has launched an intense lobbying campaign to fight nutrition labels.
Global synchronization of food production negatively impacts food security.
Governments need to think about global ways agricultural policies may affect the stability of the food system as a whole, beyond locally focused efforts to increase resilience in production.
Children are growing up hungry across Britain.
British children left angry and bewildered by food poverty.
Do we really need to celebrate with boxes and plastic?
Voice-enabled searches are becoming increasingly popular when it comes to web browsing, and that’s a problem for the food industry.
According to a recent report, 30 per cent of web-browsing sessions will soon be done without a screen. Voice-enabled searches are becoming the norm, and that's a problem for the food industry.
Favourite treats might not taste the same as they once did as we age.
As we get older, the way we experience taste can change drastically – but it's not all down to one sense.
Volunteers prepare food parcels for vulnerable individuals and families at the Black Country Food Bank.
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Food banks should not be "normal" and yet they are rapidly becoming an accepted substitute for welfare in the UK.
Tastes change over generations.
How tastes differ between first-generation migrants and their British-born offspring.
It can be hard to resist tasty treats like these…
Turning down tasty treats sometimes requires more than just the strength to say no.
Will food laws change as more GM foods are created?
With Gottlieb's departure from the FDA imminent, what should we expect from the FDA? How is it likely to regulate the still controversial genetically engineered foods?
Milling grain meant less wear and tear on neolithic teeth, which had other effects on language.
Considering language from a biological perspective led researchers to the idea that new food processing technologies affected neolithic human beings' jaws – and allowed new language sounds to emerge.
Some diets have ambitions a lot weightier than helping you lose a few pounds.
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Many diets make the case that eating certain types of foods will improve your health while redeeming our society and saving the planet.
Shrimp cocktail: Tasty to some, potentially deadly for others.
Alongside with milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soybeans and fish, shellfish are one of the eight allergens that account for 90% of food-related allergic reactions. What if a vaccine could exist?
These strawberries are almost ripe!
Fruit ripening is all about plants getting animals to eat the seeds that are inside their fruits. This helps the plants get their seeds to somewhere new where they can grow into a new plant.
It doesn't always pay to know what's really in your food – but it's fun to find out, anyway.
World’s first lab-grown beef burger. Would you eat it?
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Surveys suggest fewer than half of Americans are looking forward to lab-grown meat. A moral psychologist examines common objections and why for the most part they're not logical.
Your tummy is a juicy rollercoaster ride for food!
Your stomach works very hard with some other body parts to break down food into small pieces. Your body takes in what it needs and the rest is turned into poo.
Choosing when to harvest as well as storage poses big problems for African farmers.
Once crops have been harvested, farmers experience wastage and loss of food all over Africa.
Presidential candidates Joko Widodo (L) and Prabowo Subianto (R) shake hands during a debate among candidates in Jakarta, Indonesia, 17 February 2019.
Prabowo Subianto spoke in normative terms and failed to criticise Joko Widodo's work.