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Hummus-ide: ‘After Palestinian land, Israel now covets its food & culture’
Merely altering a culinary map at a Rotterdam eatery has set off a firestorm of debate regarding Israeli actions against Palestinians, which Richard Becker, a member of the anti-war ANSWER coalition, says is increasingly isolating Israel.

25.05.2015 15:36

Hebron: Israel killed this city
Palestinians believe Hebron has been used to test methods now applied on a wider scale in Jerusalem, such as building settlements on Palestinian territory, installing checkpoints, seizing sanctuaries and taking away jobs and food from the people.

25.05.2015 08:49

World stands up against Monsanto: Over 400 cities protest GMOs
Thousands of people across the world have joined together in a global movement, protesting against American biotech giant Monsanto. Activists from over 400 cities are speaking out against GMOs and Monsanto’s monopoly over the food supply.

23.05.2015 23:56

March against Monsanto: World rallies in protest
The third annual ‘March against Monsanto’ protest is taking place in cities around the world. Activists are highlighting the monopoly the GMO giant has in controlling food supply. Protesters say Monsanto controls 90 percent of the seed market in the US.

23.05.2015 09:08

Off the menu? Dutch restaurant wipes Israel off culinary map, outraging politician
Dutch restaurant owners have drawn fire from some diners after they replaced Israel with Palestine in a map of the Middle East at their Arabic eatery in Rotterdam. They say it’s for culinary, not political reasons.

23.05.2015 06:28

‘March Against Monsanto’: Protest against GMO giant to roll in 38 countries this weekend
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators in 428 cities are expected to turn out this weekend to protest agribusiness giant Monsanto. The third annual 'March Against Monsanto' seeks to highlight the company's part in control of the food supply.

22.05.2015 18:41

Monsanto helps fund all-expense-paid ‘reporter boot camp’ for food writers
Biotech company Monsanto is helping fund a “reporter boot camp” that will be hosted by the National Press Foundation, featuring an all-expense-paid journalism conference called “Food, From Farm to Table.”

22.05.2015 23:52

Happy slice: Pizzeria owner arrested after lacing cops' meal with synthetic marijuana
The owner of a pizzeria in Israel has been arrested for lacing a pizza ordered by two policemen with “Mr. Nice Guy,” a synthetic marijuana. Both men became ill and were hospitalized following their meal.

22.05.2015 16:41

​Adieu to food waste: French govt forces supermarkets to donate to charity
The French government has taken steps to minimize food waste, banning large supermarkets from destroying unsold products. They will instead be forced to donate the goods to charities or farms.

22.05.2015 11:16

DNA on pizza links suspect to quadruple DC homicide
Washington, DC police found DNA on the crust of a Domino’s pizza delivered to a mansion where hostages were held, gaining enough information from it to issue an arrest warrant for a quadruple homicide suspect, the Washington Post reported.

22.05.2015 02:44

‘Fight for 15’ protesters hand over 1mn-signature petition at McDonald’s HQ
Some 1,000 anti-low pay protesters have delivered a petition with over 1 million signatures to McDonald’s headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois. Ten workers from the crowd were permitted into the fast food giant’s compound to hand it over.

21.05.2015 14:10

Protest for higher pay outside McDonald's HQ
Over 1,000 McDonald’s employees are rallying outside of the fast food giant’s corporate headquarters near Chicago on Thursday as part of a protest movement to demonstrate in favor of increased worker wages.

21.05.2015 14:38