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Nizhny Novgorod offered food to workers in bid to finish World Cup stadium on time

By ethan / May 14, 2018

Authorities in Nizhny Novgorod offered free food and accommodation to workers in a bid to complete construction on the city’s World Cup Russia 2018 host stadium, Reuters reports. Read more The 45,000-capacity Nizhny Novgorod Stadium is one of the 12 venues that will host the tournament across 11 Russian cities, and it will hold England’s […]

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Russia expanding agricultural exports to lead global food market

By ethan / April 11, 2018

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he is proud of the domestic agro-industrial sector and has announced the expansion of agricultural exports. Russia’s dependence on imports has been successfully reduced, according to the prime minister, with the 2017 grain harvest exceeding 135 million tons. Read more “The Russian agribusiness sector is our pride. In 2017, […]

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Russian food exports to double by 2025 thanks to international sanctions

By ethan / March 12, 2018

Russia is strengthening its position in the global food market with the country’s agriculture sector booming. This is largely due to government policy in response to sanctions, according to the Ministry of Agriculture. “The policy of import substitution has proved its worth in a number of sectors. Talking about agricultural produce, we can say we […]

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Alabama sheriffs accused of profiting from jail food funds

By ethan / January 9, 2018

Civil rights groups have sued dozens of Alabama sheriffs, seeking public records over allegations they served inmates inadequate or unhealthy meals and profited from jailhouse food programs. The lawsuit filed by the Southern Center for Human Rights and Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice challenges “the refusal of 49 Alabama sheriffs to produce public […]

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130,000 homeless children, empty food banks predicted this Christmas

By ethan / December 6, 2017

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 15:17 Around 130,000 children will wake up homeless this Christmas the highest number in a decade, new figures reveal. It comes amid warnings that much-needed food banks may also run dry because of the staggering demand. According to a report by housing charity Shelter, the number of homeless children has […]

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Putin vows to make Russia major supplier of organic food to Asia-Pacific Region

By ethan / November 9, 2017

Published time: 9 Nov, 2017 09:57 Edited time: 9 Nov, 2017 10:27 Measures taken by Russia to improve agricultural productivity will make the country a leading supplier of organic produce in the Asia-Pacific region, said President Vladimir Putin. Read more In an article published on the Kremlin website ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) […]

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Food in the nude: Naked diners welcome at Paris’s first naturist restaurant

By ethan / November 4, 2017

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 21:19 Before proceeding to your table at a new Paris restaurant, make sure to leave your coat in the wardrobe… as well as all other clothes. Known for their casual attitude towards nakedness, the French now have their first eatery to dine in the raw. On Thursday night, O’Naturel restaurant […]

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