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  • A future of thirst: Water crisis on the horizon
    A future of thirst: Water crisis on the horizon

    The next time your throat is as dry as a bone and the sun is beating down, take a glass of clean, cool water.Savour it. Sip by sip.Vital and appreciated as that water is, it ...

  • Ebola Could Lead to a Food Crisis
    Ebola Could Lead to a Food Crisis

    Financial aid and global coordination are needed to prevent the Ebola health care crisis from becoming a food emergency, agriculture ministers from West African nations at the center of the Ebola epidemic said. In Sierra ...

  • Japan's Big Butter Crisis
    Japan's Big Butter Crisis

    Japanese shoppers are up in arms over a serious butter shortage that has forced Tokyo to resort to emergency imports, as some grocers limit sales to one block per customer. Some shop shelves are bare ...

  • U.S. Hunger Risk Rate Falls To Lowest Since Before Recession
    U.S. Hunger Risk Rate Falls To Lowest Since Before Recession

    About 42.2 million Americans struggled to afford or obtain adequate nutrition at some point in 2015, a 12 percent drop from 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in an annual survey released Wednesday.

  • Can Stunting be Reversed? Yes, and Peru is Showing Us How
    Can Stunting be Reversed? Yes, and Peru is Showing Us How

    Children affected by the 2008 food crisis in Peru show stunting can be reversed. Is it time to focus beyond the first 1,000 days?In 2008 there was a terrible food crisis in Peru. The price ...

  • Did You Know? Your Favourite Foods Could Disappear Due To Climate Change
    Did You Know? Your Favourite Foods Could Disappear Due To Climate Change

    Climate change may make some crops extinct, while others may become extremely scarce. Here's all you need to know!

  • Japan's Butter Blues: Of Shortage and Dwindling Dairy Farms
    Japan's Butter Blues: Of Shortage and Dwindling Dairy Farms

    When Japanese pose for pictures, instead of saying "Cheese!" some say "Butter!" These days, butter is more likely cause for frowning, since it is rationing that comes to mind. As the Christmas Eve cake rush ...

  • India's Hunger Crisis: A Small Step Can Make a Huge Difference
    India's Hunger Crisis: A Small Step Can Make a Huge Difference

    It can be hard to believe that there is a 'hunger crisis' in this country when there is so much food. The problem is that a large part of it goes to waste.

  • One Woman is Fighting Food Poverty with 'Social Eating'
    One Woman is Fighting Food Poverty with 'Social Eating'

    Resilient People: Food crisis responder Marsha Smith takes surplus produce from supermarkets and cooks it for those in need. In a city suffering from food poverty, she is trying to shake up the system for ...

  • Extreme Weather Increasing Level of Toxins in Food, Scientists Warn
    Extreme Weather Increasing Level of Toxins in Food, Scientists Warn

    As they struggle to deal with more extreme weather, a range of food crops are generating more of chemical compounds that can cause health problems for people.

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