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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.

Dioxins in food more harmful than thought, EU watchdog says

Dioxins in food more harmful than thought, EU watchdog says

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on Tuesday slashed its recommended limits in food of dioxins and related toxins - chemicals that have been linked to problems with reproductive health ...

Dear airports: We want more local, ‘real’ food

Dear airports: We want more local, ‘real’ food

Last month, I started a discussion on social media, regarding the lack of local/real/healthy food offerings at major international airports, worldwide.

Pakistan food exports to Qatar up 70% since blockade, says chamber official

Pakistan food exports to Qatar up 70% since blockade, says chamber official

Pakistan has recorded a 70% increase in its food exports to Qatar for the past year since the economic blockade was imposed on the country on June 5, 2017 ...