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UN agency investigating humanitarian food theft in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The United Nations food relief agency is investigating the theft of food aid from lifesaving humanitarian operations in Ethiopia, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
UN food agency: $800m urgently needed for Afghanistan

UN food agency: $800m urgently needed for Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The U.N. food agency said Monday it urgently needs $800 million for the next six months to help Afghanistan, which is at the highest risk of famine in a quarter of a century.
Briny feta makes a full meal of tomatoey Greek baked beans

Briny feta makes a full meal of tomatoey Greek baked beans

On the Greek table, vegetable dishes called ladera are not intended as mere sides.
Lentils, halal meat: Alberta food banks address demand for cultural groceries

Lentils, halal meat: Alberta food banks address demand for cultural groceries

EDMONTON — Jean Claude Munyezamu remembers answering a phone call from a six-year-old boy asking if his non-profit group could provide milk for his newborn sibling.
Japan police arrest 2 in food prank at beef bowl diner

Japan police arrest 2 in food prank at beef bowl diner

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have arrested two men who posted a video on social media showing one eating pickled ginger with his chopsticks directly from a communal container at a famous beef bowl restaurant chain, part of a series of pranks that hav
What's happening with Canada's baby formula shortage and what parents should do

What's happening with Canada's baby formula shortage and what parents should do

Canada's baby formula shortage has stabilized and the situation is improving, say officials including Health Canada, pediatricians and industry representatives.
For Easter, a spiced French cake so easy a kid can make it

For Easter, a spiced French cake so easy a kid can make it

One beloved French cake is so easy that it is often the first recipe children are taught. And the main ingredient’s container is as crucial as the ingredient itself.
UN food chief: Billions needed to avert unrest, starvation

UN food chief: Billions needed to avert unrest, starvation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Without billions of dollars more to feed millions of hungry people, the world will see mass migration, destabilized countries, and starving children and adults in the next 12 to 18 months, the head of the Nobel prize-winning U.
Mena Massoud carves out his own path with ‘Evolving Vegan’ after post-'Aladdin' slump

Mena Massoud carves out his own path with ‘Evolving Vegan’ after post-'Aladdin' slump

TORONTO — Leading up to the opening of Disney's live-action "Aladdin" remake in 2019, Mena Massoud was at a pivotal moment in his career he felt would catapult him forward — he was the lead in the much-anticipated reboot alongside Will Smith and Naom
A versatile spring vegetable for holiday meals: Asparagus

A versatile spring vegetable for holiday meals: Asparagus

What better ingredient for a spring holiday meal than a seasonal food favorite like asparagus? It's at the top of my can’t-wait-for-spring vegetable list. Asparagus can be steamed, boiled, stir-fried, roasted, baked, grilled, or broiled.