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MME penalises 10 errant food outlets

MME penalises 10 errant food outlets

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) announced that it has penalised 10 food establishments in different areas in Doha city for storing or preparing foodstuff in unsanitary conditions.

Soaring onion prices spark anger in Bangladesh after India ban

Soaring onion prices spark anger in Bangladesh after India ban

A ban on onion exports by India has caused shortages, soaring prices and widespread anger in neighbouring Bangladesh, where the pungent bulb is used in almost all aspects of the national cuisine.

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran's foreign minister on Saturday denounced renewed US sanctions against its central bank as an attempt to deny ordinary Iranians access to food and medicine, and said the move was a sign of US desperation.

Residents urged to make healthy food choices during Eid

Residents urged to make healthy food choices during Eid

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Reem al-Saadi, director of dietetics and nutrition, has reminded the residents about the importance of making healthy choices during Eid Al Adha.

'New investment in food central to economic diversification'

'New investment in food central to economic diversification'

New investment in food and agriculture is a central part of Qatar’s overarching strategy to diversify the economy, Hassad Food CEO Mohamed Badr al-Sadah said ...

MoPH intensifies food outlets inspection

MoPH intensifies food outlets inspection

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has intensified inspection campaigns to cover all consumer complexes in the country during the holy month of Ramadan ...

France jails two 'extremist' vegans for butcher attacks

France jails two 'extremist' vegans for butcher attacks

A court in northern France handed jail terms to two vegan activists on Monday for a string of attacks on butchers, shops and restaurants selling meat, after a trial lawyers said was the first of its kind in the country.

Food festival to host over 150 food and beverage stalls

Food festival to host over 150 food and beverage stalls

More than 150 food and beverage stalls will participate in the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) 2019, offering “diverse flavours of the world” between March 20 and 30 at Education City’s Oxygen Park.

UN reaches aid warehouses on Yemen frontlines, seeks $4.2 bn

UN reaches aid warehouses on Yemen frontlines, seeks $4.2 bn

The UN said Tuesday it had finally reached vital food aid warehouses on Yemen's frontlines as it scrambled to raise $4.2 billion to provide desperately needed assistance in the war-torn country.

Hassad Food boosts Qatar drive for food self-sufficiency

Hassad Food boosts Qatar drive for food self-sufficiency

Qatar's efforts to be self-sufficient in the food sector on Sunday got a shot in the arm with Hassad Food, a subsidiary of the country's sovereign wealth fund, extending its financial and technical support ...

Unilever buys GSK Asian health drinks arm for 3.3 bn euros

Unilever buys GSK Asian health drinks arm for 3.3 bn euros

Anglo-Dutch food giant Unilever said Monday it is buying GlaxoSmithKline's health drinks portfolio in Asia for a total of 3.3 billion euros ($3.7 billion), including iconic night-time hot drink Horlicks.

France is most food sustainable country, US and UK faltering

France is most food sustainable country, US and UK faltering

France's aggressive measures to tackle food waste, promote healthy lifestyles and adopt eco-farming techniques helped it top a ranking of nations, published on Tuesday, which assesses their food sustainability.