UN health agency aims to save millions of lives by ‘elimination’ of trans-fatty acids from global food chain

Industrially-produced trans-fats may give food a longer shelf life, but each year they also lead to the death of more than 500,000 people from cardiovascular …

Burger and fries

London mayor will ban junk food ads on public transport: Should others follow suit?

London mayor Sadiq Khan has been a divisive figure at times. This time, he is in the middle of a heated debate because of his …

North Korea

Mothers, children, lacking basic nutrition in North Korea: UN food aid chief

The head of the United Nations food relief agency said on Friday that many mothers and young children in North Korea are still relying on …

Beer

Google fixes beer emoji, months after burger-cheese gaffe

What is it with Google and F&B emoji? First, it was the cheese under the patty in the burger. Now, it has fixed its beer …

Robot chefs

Watch: Robot chefs are coming! This Boston restaurant already has them

The United States is indeed a melting pot of not only various kinds of cuisine but innovations in the food industry as well. The latest …

Eat

It’s scientifically proven: People can really be hangry!

The word – or emotion – that is “hanger” had received some cognizance at the beginning of the year. Oxford Dictionary included “hangry” in its …

Indian Railways to monitor kitchens with AI-controlled cameras

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has implemented a software solution to monitor all 16 base kitchens that supply food for trains run …

Whiskey

Whiskey tastes better when it is diluted, claims study!

How do you like your whiskey? For now, leave aside all factors like malt or blend. A new study claims whiskey tastes better when it …

pills

Vitamin A deficiency puts 140 million children at risk of illness and death: UNICEF

More than 140 million children are at greater risk of illness, hearing loss, blindness and even death globally if urgent action is not taken to …

Fries with cheese

‘Bad’ fats targeted in new global health guidelines

People everywhere need to cut down on their consumption of artery-clogging fatty foods, the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging, in a new report released …