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America has a major food waste problem

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The National Resource Defense Council estimates that about 40% of all food in the United States goes uneaten; that's about 20 pounds of food wasted per person each month.

Earth Day: 13 things everyone can do in 2013

Chicago, Ill. — On April 22nd, the world will celebrate Earth Day.

Best places to eat in US busiest airports

Whenever someone starts talking about the "good ol' days" of air travel, remind them about eating at old school airports.

New Year’s eats from around the world

Americans who celebrate on New Year's Eve with a bottle of champagne, party hats and a kiss at midnight have an important lesson to learn from the rest of the world (and certain regions of this countr

Eating healthy on the road

Your stress level could be measured on the Richter Scale. It's the week before Christmas, so there are a zillion people at the airport. Your flight has been delayed. The kids are crying.

Top five diet trends for 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. - There's no shortage of New Year's resolutions to eat healthier and lose weight, but what does that really mean for consumers and food companies in 2013?

American diners going gourmet

At chef Patrick Acuña's diner, patrons sit elbow-to-elbow on stools along the bright-red Formica bar.

Five tips for summer picnic food

LONDON, England - Picnics are a great way to enjoy lazy summer afternoons in the sunshine and can be a cost effective family day out.

Food etiquette tips that may come in handy when abroad

You have good manners, right? After all, you (usually) keep your elbows off the table and say "Please pass the salt," right? But when you head abroad, things get a little more complicated.

International carriers woo passengers with special meals

MUMBAI, India - The British Airways flight to London used to be the least preferred by Jain passengers because of the absence of Jain food on board.

TAM launches new menus and wine list for 2012

São Paulo, Brazil - TAM Airlines has launched a new menu for its international flights in 2012.

Ukraine becomes world’s largest sunflower oil exporter

KYIV, Ukraine - Ukraine has become the number one sunflower oil producer and exporter in the world, reports Erste Bank.

Economic sanctions worsening hunger in Madagascar, UN expert warns

An independent United Nations expert said today it is time to reconsider the economic sanctions imposed on Madagascar following the 2009 political crisis, warning that they are aggravating an already

Food holdover from Taiwan’s military past popular with Chinese tourists

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A Taiwanese dish that is a holdover from the country's military past has been proving unexpectedly popular among Chinese tourists, a local tourist attraction official said Friday.

UN: World food prices to remain high into next year

Citing dwindling stocks and only small production increases for the majority of crops, a new United Nations report released today says world food prices are likely to remain high for the rest of this

A Malay culinary favorite makes polemics in Malaysia

BANGKOK (eTN) - This could have been a very funny story in Malaysia if the polemics developing around a national Malay dish did not exude hints of racism.

UN: Over 1 billion tons of food lost or wasted every...

About a third of all the food produced for human consumption each year – or roughly 1.3 billion tons – is lost or wasted, according to a new study commissioned by the United Nations Food and Agric

Report Card: Taleb Rifai on being the UNWTO secretary general

ETN: You’ve been in office for almost two years, how is it going?

UN: Overall cost of food remained steady in April

Despite a sharp increase in international grain prices, the overall cost of food remained steady in April after falling in March, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported to