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Venezuelan migrants take arepas to new lands amid crisis

Jul. 16, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelans like to jest that their beloved arepas are so widely consumed that babies come out of the womb with the corn flatbreads already in hand. Now, as millions flee their homeland's turmoil, they are taking Venezuela's most ubiquitous dish with them. Humble street stalls...

Tribe whose ancestors helped Pilgrims hosting annual powwow

Jul. 4, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) — The Native American tribe whose ancestors broke bread with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is hosting its annual powwow in Massachusetts. The Mashpee Wampanoag (WAHM'-puh-nawg) tribe's 98th powwow began Friday and runs through Sunday at its government center on Cape Cod. The...

EU plans to ease restrictions on food from Fukushima area

Jun. 27, 2019 7:15 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The European Union has told Japan that it plans to relax its restrictions on some food products from areas affected by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese officials said Thusday. EU leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Junker conveyed the plan during talks with Prime Minister Shinzo...

Chinese agricultural official picked to lead UN food agency

Jun. 24, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Qu Dongyu, China's deputy agricultural minister, was elected Sunday as the new director general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the first person from a Communist country to hold the influential FAO post. The agency's 194 member countries convened at the FAO headquarters in Rome...

Millions of pigs culled as swine fever spreads through Asia

Jun. 21, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Millions of pigs have been culled in China and Vietnam as a U.N. food agency urges Asian governments to make containing virulent African swine fever their top priority. With an announcement by the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization that infections have spread to Laos, some...

Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste

Jun. 19, 2019 10:15 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berlin for food being sold for a discount at the end of the day. The part-time coffee shop worker, who is...

Spice your turkey burgers up with some mango chutney

Jun. 17, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

Sweet, spicy, fruity and jammy, mango chutney is a powerhouse ingredient common in Indian cuisine that can liven up even the most mild-mannered of dishes. We first tried packing some chutney into our Classic Turkey Burgers by mixing it with the ground turkey, but the chutney's high sugar content caused the...