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Meat infected by African swine fever found in UK for first time

Highly contagious virus can live for months in processed meat and would have ‘devastating implications’ if passed to live pigsAfrican swine fever has been picke...

Meat infected by African swine fever found in UK for first time

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Hong Kong culls 6,000 pigs after African swine fever found Incurable virus detected in a pig imported from Guangdong province in mainland ChinaHong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after its first ever case of African swine fever was found in an animal at a slaughterhouse close to the border with mainland China. Re...
10:39, 05/11/2019

Meat Prices Are Set to Climb as Swine Fever Claims China's Hogs U.S. meat suppliers say they expect China’s outbreak of African swine fever to lead to higher prices for pork and bacon, and eventually to push up meat prices globally....
15:39, 05/19/2019

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
17:00, 07/04/2019

African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports, study says Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the country, the national food safety agency said on Friday....
00:13, 07/06/2019

China says African swine fever outbreaks slowing The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped significantly this year and pig production is gradually returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid recent reports underscoring the threat of the disease....
08:26, 07/04/2019

African swine fever has crept from China to Europe. Will it hit the U.S.? At least 129 outbreaks have been reported since African swine fever was first identified in August, reducing the country’s hog population by 40 million and leading to the extermination of an estimated 1 million hogs, Chinese officials say. Experts be...
17:52, 05/09/2019

Study: African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food safety agency said on Tuesday....
04:52, 07/10/2019

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
15:39, 06/20/2019

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
11:26, 05/24/2019

China to ban imports of pigs from Cambodia due to African swine fever China will ban imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Cambodia, its customs said on Monday, after the Southeast nation reported its first case of the highly-contagious disease....
09:39, 04/29/2019

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi that killed nine pigs on a farm....
19:13, 07/05/2019

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country....
17:26, 07/20/2019

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African Swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks reported by the country on June 20....
11:13, 06/21/2019

Vietnam to mobilize military in fight against African swine fever Vietnam said it will mobilize its military and police forces to help combat the outbreak of African swine fever that has already resulted in the culling of about 4% of the country's pig herd....
08:13, 05/14/2019

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday....
16:52, 07/03/2019

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
11:39, 05/24/2019

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China's borders....
01:52, 05/11/2019

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus has spread widely since the first outbreak in East Asia was found in China in August last year....
18:39, 05/30/2019

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease spreads around the globe....
16:26, 07/12/2019

African swine fever outbreak spreads to fourth province An outbreak of African swine fever, a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has spread to a fourth province in South Africa, the agricultural ministry said on Monday, following a spate of outbreaks last month....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southeast Asian country and prompted the culling of around 10% of its pig herd....
16:26, 07/02/2019

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million levs ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday....
14:13, 07/17/2019

World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a global initiative to control -- and hopefully eradicate -- the disease....
07:26, 06/01/2019

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture m...
10:13, 05/31/2019

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice said....
20:52, 06/22/2019

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the country....
14:13, 07/17/2019

The Guardian view on African swine fever: bad for people as well as pigs | Editorial The current outbreak, linked to smallholders, is likely to affect prices around the world. But supersized animal farms are not the answerIn the coming weeks, bacon sandwich eaters in Newcastle and dairy farmers in California may find their pockets hi...
06:13, 06/07/2019

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine fever epidemic which has now spread to all of China's 25 provinces....
11:39, 07/04/2019

African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential bankruptcies in the sector....
11:26, 05/24/2019

China's cabinet issues guidelines on African swine fever control China will promote large-scale pig farming and reduce the number of small pig farms, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday in guidelines on African swine fever prevention and control....
11:52, 07/03/2019

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
18:13, 06/12/2019

China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid suspicions that the full extent of the disease is not being reported....
17:00, 07/04/2019

China's African swine fever epidemic could cause global heparin shortage Pharmaceutical researchers are beginning to recognize the threat the African swine fever epidemic in China poses to the global supply of a critically important pork-derived product -- the anticoagulant heparin....
11:39, 05/01/2019

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
17:39, 05/29/2019

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
10:00, 05/29/2019

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
22:00, 07/15/2019

China's African swine fever epidemic drives down American milk prices As African swine fever annihilates China's hog population, it is driving down the global prices of the various products used to make hog feed -- including milk....
03:13, 06/15/2019

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May....
13:39, 06/12/2019

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the Southeast Asian country....
08:13, 05/13/2019

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the country, an agriculture ministry official said on Tuesday....
15:26, 06/18/2019

African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled Vietnam has culled nearly 10% of its pig herd to contain an African swine fever outbreak that has started hitting large-scale industrial farms, the government said in a statement on Tuesday....
22:52, 06/25/2019

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa....
13:52, 06/17/2019

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
12:00, 06/17/2019

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....
07:52, 06/12/2019

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
09:13, 05/31/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
16:13, 05/31/2019

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China...
05:26, 06/12/2019

Pork farmers in China hit hard by swine fever Pork lovers worldwide are wincing at prices that have jumped up to 40 percent as African swine fever in China's vast pig herds sends shockwaves through global meat markets. (May 20)        ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in the country's North West province earlier that month....
20:52, 05/06/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
16:26, 07/02/2019

China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Swine fever in China among risks to food markets - FAO/OECD The spread of a deadly pig disease in China that has disrupted the world's biggest pork market is one of the major risks to a well-supplied global agricultural sector, the FAO and OECD said on Monday....
16:52, 07/08/2019

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home turfSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s ...
12:26, 06/06/2019

Sieren's China: Swine fever also has Europe over a pork barrel The current African swine fever crisis is an example of how dependent Germany is on China. If Chinese pig farmers cull their hogs the consequences are global, says DW's Frank Sieren....
12:13, 05/06/2019

Deadly Swine Fever Is Ravaging China’s Pork Industry, and It May Be Spreading Along the Gulf shores of Texas and Louisiana there is a complex of deep, underground caverns. Inside each of these enormous caves – each of which is large enough to easily fit Chicago’s Willis Tower inside — the U.S. government keep...
17:26, 05/06/2019

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
08:52, 05/27/2019

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to t...
05:26, 06/06/2019

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 mill...
17:00, 06/30/2019

Changing habits: China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
14:39, 07/16/2019

Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say As many as half of China's breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as many as officially acknowledged, according to the estimates of four people who supply large farms....
06:52, 06/30/2019

Asian nations scramble to stop spread of contagious swine fever HANOI, Vietnam — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic that some governm...
18:39, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with the government ordering a cull of 4,700 animals....
08:13, 06/01/2019

As Swine Fever Roils Asia, Hogs Are Culled and Dinner Plans Change An African swine fever outbreak that had been centered in China is rapidly spreading to neighboring countries, pushing up prices of pork, a staple in many Asian nations....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Racked by swine fever, China creates new certification process for pork producers China has asked pork processors and pig dealers to obtain certificates proving their products are free from African swine fever, according to a Wednesday report from state news agency Xinhua....
09:39, 05/01/2019

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease....
14:00, 05/31/2019

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
00:39, 07/13/2019

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
20:13, 06/13/2019

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of households in the region which rely on pig farming, The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, reported...
20:52, 07/02/2019

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
00:13, 05/24/2019

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fever....
11:26, 07/15/2019

New crop-destroying pest enters China amid devastating swine fever epidemic A new pest that threatens key agricultural commodities is spreading through China while the nation already is reeling from an African swine fever epidemic that might wipe out hundreds of millions of hogs....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fever in China is affecting global food prices....
01:13, 05/10/2019

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts South Korea says North Korea has so far ignored its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African swine fever following an outbreak near North Korea’s border with China...
10:26, 06/05/2019

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any...
18:52, 06/11/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitarian impact of on-going fighting in Syria....
00:39, 07/03/2019

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
11:39, 05/31/2019

Lone Star tick, known to cause red meat allergy, found in northern Wisconsin: report The Lone Star tick, a type of tick that’s known to cause some people it bites to develop an allergy to red meat, has reportedly been found in northern Wisconsin — a rare occurrence as these small arachnids aren’t typically found in the state. ...
11:52, 06/30/2019

Will Ancient African Coin Found in Australia 'Change Everything'? The tenacity of amateur archaeologists and historians searching on a remote island off the coast of the Northern Territories in Australia seems to have finally paid off. The team has found a small coin that apparently comes from a medieval African ci...
01:26, 05/13/2019

Beyond Meat shares continue hot streak, jumping as much as 34% to all-time high Shares of Beyond Meat moved higher Monday morning as the stock continues to exceed expectations following one of the most successful public debuts so far this year....
21:00, 06/10/2019

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up w...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
08:39, 07/16/2019

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge....
04:00, 07/14/2019

108 abused lions found with mange, nerve damage on South African farm Animal activists have discovered 108 captive lions with mange and neurological problems at Pienika Farm, a breeding site in South Africa. Shockingly, their caretaker was supposedly a member of a humane lion care organization. Twenty-seven of the abus...
23:39, 05/09/2019

Vegan meat maker Beyond Meat prices IPO at upper end of price target range Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat Inc on Wednesday said it priced its initial public offering at $25 per share, the upper end of its $23-$25 price range....
04:13, 05/02/2019

Shares of fake meat company Beyond Meat soar as market tanks Beyond Meat, which makes "plant-based meat" products now featured at Del Taco, TGIF and Carl's Jr., saw its shares rise more than 14% in intraday trading as the market tanked....
23:26, 05/07/2019

Shares of fake meat maker Beyond Meat soar 163 percent Shares of fake meat maker Beyond Meat soared 163 percent Thursday — making it the most successful IPO since the financial crisis as investors gobbled up the stock. The stock closed at $65.75 a share on its first day of trading on the Nasdaq after bei...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Beyond Meat's home in the meat aisle sparks food fight In a bid to directly compete with ground beef and pork sausage, Beyond Meat Inc bills itself the world's first plant-based burger sold in the meat case of U.S. grocery stores....
19:13, 06/06/2019

Are Beyond Meat's plant-based burgers healthier than red meat? Dietitians say no. Beyond Meat touts the health benefits of plant-based meats, but dietitians say that meatless patties from Beyond and rival Impossible Foods aren't necessarily better than red meat....
16:26, 07/04/2019

Is white meat really more healthful than red meat? A new randomized controlled trial compares the effects of both red and white meat on blood cholesterol levels. The study also looks at saturated fats....
10:39, 06/06/2019

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
00:00, 07/16/2019

Arby’s Has an Answer to Plant-Based Meat: A Meat-Based Carrot Amid rising demand for beef alternatives, major restaurant chains remain skeptical. One has vowed never to offer it, while others are taking a wait-and-see approach....
14:26, 07/16/2019

Toxic coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point coal power station, on the banks of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales’s Hunter Valley, she started t...
04:00, 07/01/2019

Dozens of dead horses were found on a Maryland farm. The owner will serve no jail time Barbara Pilchard, the Wicomico County, Maryland woman convicted of more than 30 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty in April, has been sentenced.        ...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Hawaii woman found alive after missing for 2 weeks says time in forest was 'toughest,' but 'I chose life' The woman who survived for over two weeks in a Hawaii forest before being rescued spoke out from her hospital bed on Saturday on her harrowing ordeal with a message for all who helped search for her: thank you for not stopping....
00:26, 05/27/2019

Measles infected 34,000 in Europe in two months, says WHO The World Health Organization has said more than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019. Just this week, Germany proposed a fine for parents who don't vaccinate their children....
23:13, 05/07/2019

How to recognize and treat an infected wound Symptoms of an infected wound can include increasing pain, redness, and swelling in the affected area. A person may be able to treat minor wound infections at home. However, people with more severe symptoms or larger wounds should seek medical attent...
01:00, 04/29/2019

Is this scab infected? Diagnosis and treatment Scabs are the body's natural defense against bacteria. When bacteria get beneath a scab, the wound can become infected. This article covers how to tell if a wound is infected, some treatment options, and when to see a doctor....
10:26, 07/17/2019

Kerala Man, 23, Infected With Nipah, Confirms Government A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Kerala's Ernakulam has been tested positive for the deadly Nipah virus, which killed 17 people last year. The National Institute of Virology, which......
07:00, 06/04/2019

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
05:26, 06/14/2019

WhatsApp discovers spyware that infected with a call alone Spyware crafted by a sophisticated group of hackers-for-hire took advantage of a flaw in the popular WhatsApp communications program to remotely hijack dozens of phones, the company said late Monday....
19:00, 05/14/2019

More Than 400 Infected As HIV Outbreak Sparks Panic In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
05:26, 05/17/2019

Nearly 500 Children Have Been Infected With HIV in a Single Pakistani City. Here’s What to Know Nearly 500 children in a single Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV, in an outbreak that has led to the arrest of at least one doctor and highlighted gross inadequacies in the local health care system. As of mid-May, 410 children and 100 adul...
15:26, 05/23/2019

Check if Your Android Device Has Been Infected by Malicious Adware Another wave of sketchy apps has been banned from the Google Play Store. This time around, the offending apps all came from one publisher, CooTek, who has been accused by the security firm Lookout of deploying the malicious adware BeiTaAd in its apps...
01:39, 07/18/2019

Brazil sent one million salmonella-infected chickens to UK in two years A fifth of Brazilian chicken exports are contaminated with the potentially life-threatening food poisoning bug salmonellaBrazil is the largest exporter of frozen chicken in the world, exporting $750m-worth of the meat to Europe last year. But about o...
02:26, 07/04/2019

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.        ...
04:39, 07/15/2019

Microsoft apps infected in major malvertising campaign Microsoft users are being warned to beware a dangerous new malware family that is seeing malicious code into Windows apps.Security researchers at Confiant have uncovered a wide-ranging malvertising campaign that has been targeting apps and services f...
15:39, 07/22/2019

Canadian traveler visited Seattle while infected with measles Health officials in Seattle are warning about a Canadian traveler who passed through popular tourist spots in late April while infected with measles. The patient, described to be a male in his 40s, had visited New York and Japan before arriving in th...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria at Maryland beach A young boy was left covered in open wounds after he was infected with flesh-eating bacteria during a trip to a Maryland beach, his mother said. Brittany Carey wrote on Facebook that her son developed the red gashes “all over his body” af...
05:00, 07/04/2019

For Sale: Laptop infected with world's most dangerous malware A laptop infected with six of the most dangerous viruses and malware that have caused around $95bn (£74bn) of damage has been put up for auction....
19:00, 05/21/2019

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—m...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Mold at Seattle Children’s Hospital leaves 1 dead, 5 others infected Six patients were sickened and one died from infections by a garden-variety mold at the Seattle Children’s Hospital officials revealed on Tuesday. The fatal patient and two others developed the Aspergillus infections in 2018, while the other th...
13:39, 07/03/2019

Maryland boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria. Here's what you need to know about Vibrio A Maryland boy was infected with flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio in June 2019 while swimming off West Ocean City. Health official say cases are rare.        ...
07:13, 07/03/2019

1 dead, 5 infected after mold infestation at Seattle Children's Hospital A mold infestation at Seattle Children's Hospital in Washington state has left at least one person dead and five others infected, hospital officials said....
18:39, 07/03/2019

Someone Spent $1.3 Million on Laptop Infected With Six of The Most Destructive Computer Viruses A used Samsung NC10 costs less than $200. But a used Samsung NC10 with six of the most dangerous types of malware is apparently worth $1.345 million—so long as it’s art.Read more......
06:39, 05/29/2019

Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has infected 1,720 and killed 1,136, giving the viral disease a whopping 66 percent fatality rate. And the situation is making public health experts on the ground increasingly ne...
20:13, 05/15/2019

25 Million Android Devices Infected by a New Malware: Check Point Research A new smartphone malware called "Agent Smith" has been discovered that has infected 25 million devices worldwide, including 15 million in India, Check Point Research claims....
20:39, 07/10/2019

Canadian man hit Seattle's tourist hot spots while infected with measles, health officials say Health officials in Seattle are warning about a Canadian traveler who passed through popular tourist spots in late April while infected with measles....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) Health officials in Uganda have confirmed the country’s first c...
23:26, 06/11/2019

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list.        ...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
20:26, 07/10/2019

WHO: 34,000 infected with Measles in Europe, disease will spread if vulnerable populations aren't vaccinated More than 34,000 people in Europe have been infected with measles during the first two months of this year and the outbreak will persist if authorities don't implement measures to vaccinate vulnerable populations, the Wo...
09:52, 05/08/2019

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that three travelers visiting the state were recently infected with rat lungworm disease. One visitor got the...
05:26, 06/01/2019

Rabies alert issued for Disney World's Epcot after infected cat scratches performers Florida's Department of Health issued a rabies alert for Disney World's Epcot Center after two performers were scratched by a rabid cat.       ...
20:26, 07/11/2019

Operating rooms scheduled to reopen after one dead, 5 infected by mold at Seattle Children's Hospital A patient at the Seattle Children's Hospital died, and five more were infected after mold was discovered in several operating rooms during a routine air test on the hospital in May....
05:26, 07/05/2019

Rabies alert issued for Disney World's Epcot area after infected cat scratches employees Florida's Department of Health issued a rabies alert for Disney World's Epcot Center after two employees were scratched by a rabid cat.       ...
21:39, 07/11/2019

Missing Hawaii hiker found dead days after Amanda Eller found alive The body of hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina was discovered Wednesday, nine days after he was last seen, authorities in Hawaii said Wednesday. Helicopter rescuers spotted Mina’s body Wednesday morning about 300 feet below a fall line in the summit regio...
07:13, 05/30/2019

Cops have found owner of prosthetic ear found on Florida beach These Florida cops have had it up to ‘ear.’ Authorities on Thursday finally tracked down the owner of a rubber prosthetic ear that turned up at the Manatee Public Beach over the weekend. “Have you lost an ear?” the Holmes Beac...
21:26, 06/20/2019

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
20:13, 06/01/2019

We’ll Always Eat Meat. But More of It Will Be ‘Meat’ More and more people are choosing to eat less meat. Concerns about the environment, personal health and animal welfare are driving the change. The number of people committing to a strictly plant-based, or vegan, diet has risen in rich countries, as h...
03:26, 05/04/2019

What are the best meat substitutes? A variety of meat substitutes are available, including tofu, tempeh, and seitan. Learn about the nutritional value of these and other meat substitutes here....
09:00, 06/29/2019

What to Grill if You Don't Eat Meat American Independence Day is heavily associated with the cooking method known as “grilling,” which is—in turn—firmly linked to meat. But some people don’t eat meat, and they should not be denied the visceral pleasure of cooking something over hot coa...
14:39, 07/02/2019

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have noticed strange or unusually vivid dreams while trying to sleep off an illness. The phrase “fever ...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Five ways to beat hay fever One in four of us are affected by this seasonal allergy. We asked experts for their adviceHay fever is increasingly common and now affects about one in four of the population, says Glenis Scadding, a consultant allergist at the Royal National Throat,...
18:52, 05/12/2019

Everything you need to know to protect your pet from valley fever TUCSON – Valley fever is a fungus that can only be found in Arizona and the San Joaquin Valley in California. It grows in the dirt and can be spread when the spores enter the air and get inhaled. News 4 Tucson spoke with Dr. Jennifer Wilcox, th...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Is the Impossible Burger Better for You Than Meat? We’re living in a golden age of fake burgers. The Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger both promise, and deliver, meaty flavors without the meat. But how do they compare to the nutrition of an actual piece of dead cow? Pretty closely, it turns out....
04:39, 07/11/2019

Why We Don’t Need Animals to Keep Enjoying Meat The founder of Beyond Meat, the plant-based-meat company that recently went public, on a future without eating animals How did spending time on a farm as a child shape your views about animals and meat? I grew up in the city, in Washington, D.C., and...
13:39, 06/06/2019

Beyond Meat soars in first day of trading Stocks for the meat substitute company Beyond Meat Inc. soared 163 percent after its initial public offering Thursday, the best public debut for a company since before the 2008 financial crisis....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Beyond Meat went public at $25. It's now trading around $200 Fake meat may be a real bubble. Shares of Beyond Meat surged nearly another 10% in early trading Tuesday after the plant-based protein company announced plans to start selling "ground beef" in grocery stores....
05:39, 06/19/2019

How 'Stranger Things' Whipped Up '80s Fever ‘Stranger Things,’ returning to Netflix July 4, has stoked ’80s nostalgia even among viewers born long after the decade of scrunchies and shopping malls....
02:26, 07/01/2019

Achonwa leads Fever to 79-64 win over Wings INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natalie Achonwa had 17 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to help the Indiana Fever beat the Dallas Wings 79-64 on Friday night. Kelsey Mitchell, Tiffany Mitchell and Candice Dupree each scored 14 points for the Fever. Dupree ad...
03:39, 06/08/2019

Poultry Could Be As Bad As Red Meat For Cholesterol: Study The findings, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, revealed that restricting consumption of meat altogether, whether red or white, is more advisable for lowering blood cholesterol......
09:00, 06/05/2019

Beyond Meat raises the price range for its IPO Leanna Garfield/Business Insider Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat increased the expected price range and size of its initial public offering, ahead of an expected market debut on Thursday. The company said it expects to offer 9.63 million shares, ...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Beyond Meat Aims for Break-Even 2019 Beyond Meat said quarterly sales more than tripled in the meat-replacement supplier’s first financial report since going public in May, though the company continued to lose money as it ramped up production....
23:52, 06/06/2019

Meat Producers Hit on Flooding Concerns U.S. meat producers’ pain worsened Monday, as their shares were hurt by fears about how persistent flooding is affecting crops they rely on for feed....
04:26, 06/18/2019

Cramer gives 'two cheers' to Zoom and Beyond Meat The newly-public companies saw their stocks rally by double-digits after beating Wall Street expectations in their first earnings reports since their recent IPOs....
20:00, 06/08/2019

8 regional BBQ joints meat lovers must try Whether you prefer your meat cooked Texas, Memphis, Carolina or Kansas City-style, here are eight eateries BBQ fans must try.       ...
20:26, 07/11/2019

The Food Giants Are Coming for Beyond Meat The newly public veggie-burger company is getting all the attention, but plenty of established players are poised to profit from the meatless revolution....
18:26, 05/31/2019

Startups grow meat in lab, no slaughter necessary A growing number of startups are producing meat in a lab, sparing animals from slaughter. They want to bring cell-based beef, poultry, pork and fish to your plate. But they face scrutiny from consumers, regulators and food-safety advocates. (July 9) ...
09:26, 07/09/2019

Beyond Meat Shares Lose Some Sizzle Some investors appear to be losing their taste for market darling Beyond Meat. The company's shares, which have soared about 450% from their IPO price in early May, slid Tuesday....
21:39, 06/11/2019

Americans can’t quit processed meat Spam calls to Americans — even as public-health experts warn of the risks posed by processed meats. US adults still eat just as much processed meat as they did 18 years earlier, according to a study published Friday in the Journal of the Academy of N...
04:13, 06/25/2019

Griner scores 23 points, Mercury hit 10 3s in win over Fever PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 23 points, Leilani Mitchell had 18 points and 11 assists for her first career double-double and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Indiana Fever 91-69 on Friday night. Griner had 17 points in the first half to help bui...
10:13, 06/29/2019

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday....
02:26, 05/22/2019

Jones scores 25, leads Sun past Fever 88-77 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 25 points and Jasmine Thomas added 16 to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Indiana Fever 88-77 on Tuesday night. Jones scored 14 first-half points to help the Sun build a 40-37 lead at the break. Connecti...
04:13, 05/29/2019

Have space fever? Here are five jobs that will take you to closer to the stars From space historian to space doctor, jobs that will take you where no man has gone before are becoming more mainstream.        ...
23:26, 07/22/2019

8-year-old gets rat-bite fever after playing with pet rats A California girl is recovering after she was diagnosed with rat-bite fever, which doctors believe she contracted from one of her pet rats. Cali, whose last name was not revealed during a press conference with her doctor and mother, has eczema on her...
22:13, 06/04/2019

Have space fever? Here are five jobs that will take you closer to the stars From space historian to space doctor, jobs that will take you where no man has gone before are becoming more mainstream.        ...
03:13, 07/23/2019

Kendall Jenner Says She Sometimes Gets ''The Fever'' When It Comes to Wanting Babies Oh baby, baby! Kendall Jenner revealed she goes "in and out of phases" when it comes to wanting children. Currently, she's the odd ball in her family, as her brother Rob......
02:39, 05/03/2019

Wheeler has 28 points, 8 assists to help Fever beat Sky CHICAGO (AP) — Erica Wheeler had 28 points and eight assists, rookie Teaira McCowan added 10 points and 13 boards and the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 76-69 on Friday night. Indiana (5-5) is one victory shy of matching its victory total from la...
08:52, 06/22/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
10:26, 06/08/2019

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a number of studies published in the past two decades have turned up evidence that eating charred, smoked,...
17:52, 06/25/2019

From lab to table: Will cell-cultured meat win over Americans? Cell-based meat companies are targeting all those carnivores and omnivores who want to eat meat, only without animal slaughter and a smaller environmental footprint....
17:39, 05/03/2019

Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers elsewhere, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday....
00:39, 05/10/2019

Europe Sticks a Knife into Vegan Meat The EU wants to ban vegan food products from using terms such as burger and sausage on their labels. The region’s livestock industry could be smelling danger....
17:00, 05/13/2019

Cramer: Beyond Meat priced its IPO at $25 a share — buy in below $35 after its debut "At the midpoint of its current price range, Beyond Meat's going to be very expensive — it's already trading at 17-times last year's sales," Jim Cramer says....
07:52, 05/02/2019

Impossible Foods’ rising empire of almost-meat This April Fools' Day, Impossible Foods was behind a prank video. Customers in a St Louis branch of Burger King were surreptitiously filmed eating the restaurant's flagship Whopper. First they rhapsodized about their love for beef. Then the...
18:13, 05/19/2019

|WATCH:UK'sfirstever'meat-freebutchers'opensitsdoors East-End butcher goes Meat Free 'Meaty' cuts, joints and strings of sausages are being made from the likes of mushroom, jackfruit and even pea protein....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Bob's Burgers movie to let you come meat the family in 2020 Nearly two years after the project was first announced, we finally have an official release date for the Bob’s Burgers movie… and it happens to be the exact release date that was floated back in 2017. As reported by IndieWire, Fox has confirmed that ...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Beyond Meat will start making 'ground beef' Beyond Meat is taking a new shape. The alternative meat maker is debuting a plant-based "ground beef," which marbleizes and tenderizes just like the real thing....
03:13, 06/18/2019

Canada Suspends Meat Exports to China Ottawa halts shipments after its probe finds forged certificates tied to pork sales. Tensions have mounted since Canada’s arrest of a Huawei executive....
05:39, 06/26/2019

Kim Basinger joins dog meat protests in S Korea One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industry....
20:13, 07/12/2019

CPB: 32 pounds of rat meat seized at O'hare airport U.S. Border and Protection said Wednesday it confiscated 32 pounds of rat meat from a passenger arriving at Chicago O'Hare International Airport from the Ivory Coast....
09:26, 07/04/2019

Get a Free 'Beyond Meat' Burger Today at These Restaurants If you haven’t tried Beyond Meat’s meatless burger yet, then today might be the right time to give the company’s plant-based a try. In honor of “Beyond Day,” the company is offering deals on the burgers at restaurants around the country included Carl...
00:13, 05/04/2019

8 regional BBQ joints smoked meat lovers must try Whether you prefer your meat cooked Texas, Memphis, Carolina or Kansas City-style, here are eight eateries BBQ fans must try.       ...
03:13, 07/10/2019

The Trailer for Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Has the Meat Jerry Seinfeld insults a deli worker, Ricky Gervais eats avocado toast, and funny Eddie Murphy returns in the trailer for the upcoming season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee....
07:26, 07/09/2019

Study: Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Researchers found that eating white meat poultry can raise low-density lipoproteins levels in the same way as red meat, contradicting a long-thought idea about health differences between the meats....
01:52, 06/05/2019

This Reader Favorite Meat Thermometer Is 25% Off in Grey Our readers are big fans of the ever reliable Thermapen, but quality comes with a price tag to match. That’s why you should take advantage of this discount on the Thermapen Mk4 model, down from it’s usual price of $99 to $74.25 in the grey color only...
15:26, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years A new study claims red meat may shorten lives. Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new study from Harvard University. Researchers tracked the diets of 81,000 adults over an eight year period. ...
20:39, 06/13/2019

Beyond Meat stock drops 25% after analyst’s comment Beyond Meat lost some of its sizzle after a Wall Street analyst said the veggie-burger maker’s surging stock price has finally gotten ahead of itself. The company’s shares — which as of Monday had surged 572% since their May 2 debut on the Nasdaq — l...
07:13, 06/12/2019

Beyond Meat Shares Soar in Nasdaq Debut Beyond Meat’s share price more than doubled in the company’s Wall Street debut, as the first alternative meat startup to go public had the best open for a U.S.-listed IPO of 2019....
07:26, 05/03/2019

These vegan fake meat options will have you fooled Faux-beef mania has spawned a new age of vegan pioneers — all angling for a bite of the imitation comfort-food space. Here, four eyebrow-raising pioneers in fake meat: The Impossible Burger In 2016, this convincing beef faker launched to shock and aw...
02:13, 06/05/2019

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Investors devour Beyond Meat as sales surge Beyond Meat’s stock sizzled Thursday after the company reported that first-quarter sales have tripled over the previous year. In its first quarterly report since becoming a publicly traded company, Beyond Meat reported a wider net loss of $6.6 millio...
09:26, 06/07/2019

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gestures at the men butchering meat and cooking it over hot coals behind his back. “What have you learned...
05:26, 07/10/2019

Most 'meat' in 2040 will not come from dead animals, says report Consultants say 60% will be grown in vats or plant-based products that taste like meatMost of the meat people eat in 2040 will not come from slaughtered animals, according to a report that predicts 60% will be either grown in vats or replaced by plan...
12:52, 06/12/2019

No election fever in Romanian village thriving with EU funds LUNCAVITA, Romania (AP) — In 2014, the Romanian village of Luncavita had one of the lowest voter turnouts in the country for the European Parliament election — all of 19.3%. But the southeastern village has increasingly figured out how to draw in exc...
12:52, 05/24/2019

McCowan’s layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty NEW YORK (AP) — Teaira McCowan’s layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Trailing by one after Tina Charles made two free throws with seven seco...
08:13, 05/25/2019

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 24.6 seconds left, to lift the Seattle Storm to a 65-61 win over the Indiana Fever on Sunday. Erica Wheeler scored seven straight points for the Fever, the last two comin...
08:26, 06/24/2019

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
17:52, 05/27/2019

Lynx hold off Fever 78-74 after losing 22-point lead INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Odyssey Sims scored 25 points, including two free throws with 29.1 seconds left, and the Minnesota Lynx held off the Indiana Fever 78-74 on Tuesday night despite blowing a 22-point lead. Minnesota was ahead 43-23 at halftime until...
03:52, 06/26/2019

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Griner, Bonner lead Mercury past Fever 94-87 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominate first half to defeat the Indiana Fever 94-87 on Sunday. Griner and former Indiana point guard Briann January both had 14 in the firs...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a whole new meaning....
16:00, 06/10/2019

More than 5,000 valley fever cases reported in Arizona this year TUCSON — There have been more than 5,000 cases of Valley fever in Arizona so far this year, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. That number is up from what we saw this time in the past couple of years. “The very highest was ...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
13:52, 06/17/2019

The Mysterious 'Brain Fever' That's Killing Children In Bihar More than 110 children, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted Bihar for more than two decades....
19:39, 06/19/2019

In a crowded field of big-name IPOs, Beyond Meat emerges as the surprise MVP Beyond Meat, whose plant-based versions of beef and pork can be found at Whole Foods Markets and T.G.I. Friday’s, has seen its stock shoot up 250 percent since its Nasdaq opener on May 2....
23:13, 05/30/2019

Vegan-Friendly, Celeb-Backed Beyond Meat Has 2019’s Best U.S. IPO (Bloomberg) — Beyond Meat Inc. piled on the market value, serving up the year’s best first day for a U.S. initial public offering. The maker of vegan beef and sausage substitutes soared, rising as much as 192 percent from its IPO price o...
02:39, 05/03/2019

Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming, but the Price Is Hard to Stomach Cultivating tuna and beef from animal cells costs thousands of dollars a pound, so producers are pitching the products as luxury goods; the Tesla of the dinner plate...
03:39, 05/03/2019

Beyond Meat slides after lead underwriter downgrades stock Shares of Beyond Meat Inc fell as much as 22% on Tuesday after one of the stock's lead underwriters, J.P. Morgan, downgraded it, saying the exponential growth expected from the plant-based burger was now priced in....
18:52, 06/11/2019

BRF seeks China authorization for 4 meat plants to export Brazilian food processor BRF SA said it requested Chinese authorities certify an additional four plants to export meat products, as a deadly hog virus sweeping across the Asian country boosts potential demand for Brazilian meat....
17:26, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Beyond Meat shares jump in market debut NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Beyond Meat’s initial public offering (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Beyond Meat’s shares are zooming upward in its stock market debut. The fake meat company’s share price rose to $59 on the Nasdaq Thursd...
19:52, 05/02/2019

'It just didn't make any sense': why Australians are turning away from meat Australians are among the biggest meat eaters in the world, but that’s changing. Recent converts to diets with less meat explain their motives There is a scene in the documentary Blue Planet II where a harlequin tuskfish, a 30cm long inhabitant of th...
03:00, 07/20/2019

What if eating meat is not only wrong – but obsolete? | Arwa Mahdawi In the same way we’re now horrified people used to smoke in offices, we’ll soon find it almost unthinkable that people used to consume so much meatMeat is dead. Carnivores are going the way of cigarette smokers and, by 2050, there’s a good chance tha...
05:26, 06/06/2019

Meet 'Megetables:' Literally vegetables made of meat In response to the plant-based meat craze, Arby's has created the "Megetable," a vegetable made entirely of meat. Don't worry, the company doesn't plan to actually sell them in stores....
12:00, 06/27/2019

Beyond Meat launches ‘meatier’ plant-based burger It’s grilling season and Beyond Meat wants you to take a bigger, juicier bite out of plants. The vegetarian protein company has released a new version of its industry-upsetting burger, which it says looks, tastes and cooks more like beef than the ori...
07:13, 06/12/2019

Blue Apron's Beyond Meat Deal Lacks Substance The meal kit company said it would add plant-based proteins to some of its meals as part of a collaboration with Beyond Meat beginning in August. But for Blue Apron, this gold is likely to tarnish....
19:00, 07/16/2019

Beyond Meat preps for IPO as rivals take bite out of food industry Startup is the latest ‘unicorn’, with a valuation of about $1.2bn, to go public as its competitor launches the Impossible WhopperWall Street is going vegan. At some point in the next four weeks, Beyond Meat, a pioneering plant-based meat alternative ...
19:52, 05/01/2019

I’m paranoid it’s meat’: the rise of vegan conspiracy theories From KFC’s Imposter burger to Greggs’ sausage roll, meat-a-like foods are now a vegan staple. But these plant-based alternatives are so realistic they’re prompting sincere concernWhen 19-year-old Kaysha Clarius bit into KFC’s hugely successful vegan ...
01:26, 07/03/2019

Canada geese in Denver parks culled for meat Frustrated by poop from the city's Canada geese in the park system, Denver's Parks and Recreation Department rolled out a new program to cull the birds and process them for meat to be distributed to needy families....
14:13, 07/02/2019

Kim Basinger joins protest against the dog meat trade in Seoul One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industry....
15:26, 07/12/2019

Beyond Meat shares soar in one of market’s best 2019 debuts The maker of plant-based beef and pork substitutes opened Thursday on the Nasdaq stock market at $46, after pricing its shares at $25. The stock closed at $65.75....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Stocks to Watch: United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Sprint, and More United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Dave & Buster’s, TransMedics, Medidata Solutions, Alphabet, Sprint, and Tesla are among Wednesday’s stocks to watch....
19:52, 06/12/2019

Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat Scientists say they have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they cracked against tree trunks before scooping out the meat...
16:00, 05/23/2019

Beyond Meat top choice for Wall Street after bullish results Shares of Beyond Meat Inc surged 27% on Friday after the vegan burger maker forecast that sales would more than double overall in 2019 after they tripled in the first quarter....
16:39, 06/07/2019

This charitable investing strategy was an early investor in Beyond Meat One donor-advised fund gave investors access to Beyond Meat before its surprise hit of an IPO. Here's how these charitable strategies could make it easier for mass affluent investors to give....
17:26, 07/11/2019

Demand for soy and meat by major brands driving deforestation Some of the world's largest brands have been accused of "destroying our children's future" after a report found an area of forest twice the size of the UK was destroyed for products such as soy in a decade....
14:13, 06/11/2019

The Morning After: Impossible Foods' next project is sausage meat Welcome back! We kick off the week with bad news for Huawei as Google complies with US government requirements regarding the phone maker, suspending the transfer of proprietary hardware and software. In better news for the planet, we go behind the sc...
14:39, 05/20/2019

Beyond Meat shares spike another 14%, leaving Uber in the dust after IPO Shares of Beyond Meat, which makes plant-based meat substitutes, surged more than 14% on Tuesday, adding to their stellar start in the public market....
23:13, 05/14/2019

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
17:13, 06/19/2019

Women's World Cup fever yet to take hold in Paris as tournament nears The biggest Women’s World Cup in history is kicking off at the Parc des Princes on Friday but in the city there is not the air of anticipation you would expectWith the biggest Women’s World Cup in history kicking off at the Parc des Princes in Paris ...
02:39, 06/07/2019

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards and ranks of factories and gateway to a belt of r...
20:39, 06/08/2019

Andy Murray's comeback will begin at Fever Tree Championships Tennis star Andy Murray plans to play competitive tennis for the first time since January at the Fever-Tree Championships in London later this month....
02:13, 06/04/2019

Tyson Foods expects to profit from hog fever in China, warns it may hit U.S. U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease that is spreading rapidly across Asia and expected to lift global pork prices....
23:26, 05/06/2019

A’ja Wilson scores career-high 39, Aces beat Fever in OT LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored a career-high 39 points and Liz Cambage had 12 of her 16 points in overtime to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Indiana Fever 102-97 on Saturday night. The Aces (7-5) took the lead for good at 95-94 on Cambag...
08:13, 06/30/2019

India orders probe into 'brain fever' child deaths An encephalitis outbreak in India's Bihar state has killed more than 150 children so far. Public anger over the crisis has been growing, with both the state and federal government accused of "negligence and inaction."...
01:00, 06/25/2019

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from the World Mosquito Program in Brazil capture the fight against it Continue reading......
08:52, 06/27/2019

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, nationa...
18:39, 06/16/2019

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow f...
22:52, 04/28/2019

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty in the season opener for both teams        ...
06:13, 05/25/2019

Not to be outdone, Tyson enters plant-based meat market One of the world’s largest meat producers is entering the fast-growing market for plant-based meat alternatives. Tyson Foods will begin selling nuggets made from pea protein at grocery stores this summer. A blended burger made from beef and pea...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Ask The Salty Waitress: Shouldn’t I get a discount if I order a dish without meat? Hey Salty, If I order an entree that features meat as a significant portion of the meal, such as pasta with a chicken breast, or a salad with salmon, is it reasonable to ask that they reduce the price of that dish for me? Often the kitchen doesn’t ev...
23:39, 07/13/2019

New $100 keto ‘Breathalyzer’ puts your stinky meat breath to good use Put that nasty keto breath to good use, why don’t you. A new “breathalyzer” for those on the celeb-loved high-fat, low-carb diet will indicate just how well followers are doing on the restrictive plan. Keyto, founded by (big surprise) two Silicon Val...
09:39, 07/12/2019

Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods and the burger of the summer. Here are diet facts you need to know Food experts warn consumers about Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger for high levels of saturated fat. The environmental benefits are clear, and reduction of red meat a positive, but these are not health foods....
05:26, 07/05/2019

Demand for whale meat is down. So why did Japan just resume commercial whaling? Japan resumed commercial whaling Monday after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal of traditionalists that's seen as a largely lost cause.        ...
15:39, 07/01/2019

Beyond Meat drops after Nestle says it's launching a veggie burger (BYND) Facebook/Beyond Meat Nestlé announced Monday that it will launch a veggie burger in the US this fall. Shares of Beyond Meat slid as much as 5% on the news. Plant-based protein is gaining popularity in the US and abroad, with grocery stores ...
22:13, 06/03/2019

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that th...
13:39, 07/03/2019

Beyond Meat's share price more than doubles in vegan burger maker's IPO Shares of vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc rose more than 160 percent in their market debut on Thursday, as investors look to cash in on the first publicly listed veggie meat company and the growing popularity of plant-based meat alternatives....
10:39, 05/03/2019

Demand for whale meat is down. Why did Japan just resume commercial whaling? Japan resumed commercial whaling Monday after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal of traditionalists that's seen as a largely lost cause.        ...
06:39, 07/02/2019

Impossible Foods boss says we should tax meat to boost veg-based diets Impossible Foods' plant-based burgers will soon be cheaper than beef ones, steaks are coming, and the company will never sell out, says CEO Patrick Brown...
14:26, 06/28/2019

Woman’s leg ‘looked like hamburger meat’ after gruesome Tribeca car accident The fiance of the woman who lost her leg when she was mowed down by a rental car in lower Manhattan said Saturday their lives have turned into a "horror movie."...
00:00, 05/12/2019

Klay Thompson Back; Kevin Durant Still Crab Meat The Golden State Warriors are down 2-1 to the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals, in large part because their roster is all crabbed up. Today, head coach Steve Kerr provided an update on the overall health of the roster. The Warriors are getting one p...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Impoverished French given poor quality meat in fraud scheme French authorities have launched an investigation into an alleged fraud scheme involving French and Polish companies suspected of providing minced meat of extremely poor quality to charities....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Cow slaughtered in Home Depot parking lot after escaping meat market A young cow escaped slaughter at a Connecticut meat market -- only to have its throat slit in public in Home Depot parking lot, according to a new report....
01:26, 07/20/2019

Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat sizzles in market debut Shares of vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc surged 84 percent in their market debut on Thursday, as investors look to cash in on the growing popularity of veganism....
19:13, 05/02/2019

Extra red meat helpings linked to increased odds of death (Reuters Health) - Adults who increase the amount of red meat they consume over the years also increase their odds of dying sooner than those who hold steady or reduce meat intake, a U.S. study suggests....
23:26, 06/20/2019

Real human being Mitt Romney wants to remind you that "hot dog is my favorite meat" Mitt Romney is desperate for you to believe that he’s a real flesh-and-blood human being and not the skin-draped robot manufactured in a Koch brothers laboratory that we know he truly is. In the past, perhaps sensing that organic society was getting ...
01:13, 07/19/2019

China halts Canadian meat imports over fake certificates China has stopped accepting shipments of meat from Canada after food inspections revealed residue of a restricted feed additive. Canadian authorities are investigating the case, which coincides with a diplomatic dispute....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Stocks to Watch: Beyond Meat, Zoom Video, Guess?, Domo and More Following quarterly earnings results, Beyond Meat, Zoom Video, Guess?, Domo, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, and Pagerduty are among Friday’s stocks to watch....
12:52, 06/07/2019

UK climate panel sets big goals: less meat, drive electric An independent committee that advises Britain on climate change says the country should target net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050, rapidly adopting policies to change everything from how people heat their homes to what they eat....
01:39, 05/02/2019

Beyond Meat goes public as sales of plant-based meats rise Beyond Meat is expected to make its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange Thursday. It’s the first time a manufacturer of plant-based meat is going public. California-based Beyond Meat makes burgers and sausages out of pea protein and other ingred...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Arby’s creates ‘Megetables’ in response to fake meat trend Ever feel like you should eat more vegetables, but just want to eat meat instead? Well, Arby’s has the solution. In a strange gimmick targeted at the recent popularity of fake meat options — like Beyond and Impossible — the home of “the meats&#...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Chinese official warns pig fever outbreak still ‘grim’ despite slowing significantly The death toll from a disease outbreak in China’s pig herds has “significantly slowed" but the situation is still “complicated and grim,” a deputy agriculture minister said....
00:00, 07/05/2019

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever over Liberty in opener Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty in the season opener        ...
18:39, 05/25/2019

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
14:26, 07/18/2019

The Warm-Up: Hazard Fever hits Madrid, but fans chant for Mbappe "Eden Hazard draws a crowd of 50,000 to the Bernabeu, but are they satisfied? Meanwhile, Phil Neville gets stuck into some spectacular World Cup beef."...
10:39, 06/14/2019

Candice Dupree scores 20 points, Fever beat winless Wings ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Candice Dupree scored 20 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the winless Dallas Wings 76-72 on Thursday night. Kelsey Mitchell added 18 points for Indiana (4-3). The Fever also beat the Wings on Friday night in Indianapolis ...
09:00, 06/14/2019

India's top court orders investigation into 'brain fever' child deaths India's top court on Monday ordered an investigation into an outbreak of "brain fever" that has killed at least 122 children, after hearing a petition in which the state and central governments were accused of negligence....
20:52, 06/24/2019

A'ja Wilson scores career-high 39, Aces beat Fever in OT A'ja Wilson scored a career-high 39 points and Liz Cambage had 12 of her 16 points in overtime to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Indiana Fever 102-97       ...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Dogs owners concerned with local park after cases of Valley Fever TUCSON- Several dog owners are upset with the conditions at the 6th Avenue Park. Those owners said their pets are catching Valley Fever. They believe it’s because of the dirt at the park, which they say was grass before the city stopped waterin...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Scrooge gets afflicted with "gold fever" in a reference-heavy but very enjoyable DuckTales Back when David Tennant was the Doctor on Doctor Who, there were two animated Doctor Who stories in which he also voiced his titular role. Don’t bother to look them up, they’re pretty horrible. But what did stick out was Tennant’s vocal talents; he w...
22:39, 05/09/2019

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer living in rural India, borrowed money to take her to hospital....
11:13, 06/21/2019

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran | Michael H Fuchs The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality – and that should worry usThe Trump administration is caught in a fever dream about Iran, and the fever is becoming dangerous.In the wake of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oma...
23:39, 06/18/2019

The Greatest Leap, part 4: Catching Apollo fever as a new NASA employee Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. As inevitably happens in August, a sweltering heat with the tactility of dog's breath had come over Houston when Raja Chari reported to th...
23:26, 07/19/2019

Dozens of kids are dead in India from ‘brain fever’ linked to lychees More than 150 children have died in eastern India from a “brain fever” believed to be linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, officials said. Health officials said Monday that at least 152 children have died from acute encephal...
16:13, 06/24/2019

Pizza Chain In Trouble For Covertly Serving Fake Meat: Report New Zealand pizza chain, Hell Pizza on Friday denied misleading customers by covertly serving fake meat, despite a lawyer's warning that the company might have breached a trade act....
11:13, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Vegan burger company Beyond Meat's IPO sizzles with $25 share price Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc, which counts Microsoft founder Bill Gates and actor Leonardo DiCaprio among its investors, on Wednesday priced its initial public stock offering at $25 per share, the top of its anticipated range in a reflection of...
04:13, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 4-Beyond Meat sees sales more than doubling in 2019, shares jump 21% Beyond Meat Inc, a maker of plant-based burgers and sausages, said it expects to more than double its revenue and report breakeven EBITDA this year, sending the its shares up over 21 percent....
05:26, 06/07/2019

Lady Gaga's Fashion Evolution, From a Meat Dress to $30 Million Diamonds When it comes to style, Lady Gaga knows how to keep us guessing. In her decade-spanning career, the triple threat has proven herself a fashionista entirely all her own. Just when fans......
16:13, 05/04/2019

Tyson Launches Its First Plant-Based Protein Brand to Compete With Beyond Meat Tyson Foods is launching the company’s first plant-based protein brand, called Raised & Rooted, that will feature vegetarian nuggets that taste like chicken and blended burgers that still contain beef but are arguably more healthy. Read more......
17:00, 06/13/2019

Blue Apron beefs up menus with Beyond Meat burgers, shares rise Blue Apron Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it would include Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based burgers on its menus from next month, a bet on the growing popularity of meat alternatives that sent the meal kit delivery firm's shares up 11%....
16:13, 07/16/2019

Fast Food Companies Are Getting Into Fake Meat, and the Results Are Actually Pretty Good In the future, we were promised flying cars and fake meat. While the flying car part hasn’t panned out, fake meat appears poised to make inroads in Americans’ lives, particularly through fast foods. And in the process, it could end up being a big dea...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Tyson Foods sold its stake in alternative protein company Beyond Meat Tyson Foods sold its stake in the alternative protein company Beyond Meat, which is expected to go public next week at a valuation of more than $1 billion....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Vegan blogger eating meat after diet caused ‘early menopause’ A former vegan who lived off a gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, meat-free and refined sugar-free diet has ditched the plant-based regime and started eating burgers. Virpi Mikkonen, 38, claims her vegan diet “brought on early menopause”...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Beyond Meat to start plant-based meats production in Europe next year Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc said on Tuesday it would begin making its plant-based meats in Europe next year, in an effort to expand production outside the United States....
18:00, 05/28/2019

China should investigate ‘own backyard’ over forged Canadian meat certificates: experts A food industry expert says the ban on agricultural products will continue unless the diplomatic issue involving the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is resolved....
02:13, 06/27/2019

How to redeem meat’s biggest snooze, the boneless skinless chicken breast If the color beige was an animal, I suspect it would taste a lot like boneless, skinless chicken breast. Americans eat more than 90 pounds of chicken a year per person, much of it in its blandest form. The appeal is obvious: Boneless and skinless bre...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat raises price range in upsized IPO Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat Inc on Tuesday increased the expected price range and size of its initial public offering, ahead of an expected market debut on Wednesday, indicating strong investor demand....
01:26, 05/01/2019

After exiting Beyond Meat, Tyson Foods will launch meatless products this summer Tyson Foods, an early investor in Beyond Meat, announced Monday on its quarterly conference call that it would roll out its own meatless products this summer....
20:39, 05/06/2019

No meat please! Nestle may extend plant-based burger partnership with McDonald's Nestle could expand its plant-based burger sales partnership with fast food chain McDonald's beyond Germany and is also looking for other partners, the Swiss food giant's head said on Tuesday....
18:52, 06/11/2019

Brazil meat companies BRF and Marfrig agree to discuss merger -filing The boards of Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA have agreed to open discussion on a potential merger of the two companies that would create one of the world's largest meat producers, they said on Thursday in a securities fi...
02:26, 05/31/2019

Who are you calling chicken? Tyson Foods is getting into the business of plant-based meat. Tyson Foods entered the crowded fray of alt-meat Thursday, with the country’s largest meat producer announcing it will produce plant-based meat products under the Raised & Rooted brand. They intend to......
08:00, 06/14/2019

Revealed: rampant deforestation of Amazon driven by global greed for meat Investigation exposes how Brazil’s huge beef sector continues to threaten health of world’s largest rainforest‘We must not barter the Amazon rainforest for burgers and steaks’The cows grazed under the midday Amazon sun, near a wooden bridge spanning ...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Plant-based nuggets? Tyson Foods moves into meat alternatives Tyson Foods said Thursday it will debut plant-based nuggets this summer as part of a new brand, Raised & Rooted.       ...
21:52, 06/13/2019

Veggie burgers that taste like meat are revolutionizing the fast food industry A new crop of veggie burgers is fooling carnivores — and Wall Street is licking its chops. On Wednesday, Beyond Meat — a startup whose plant-based patties are available at Whole Foods, Kroger and eateries like TGI Friday’s and Carl’s Jr. — priced its...
00:26, 05/03/2019

China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries....
21:52, 06/26/2019

China suspends Canadian meat imports amid Huawei dispute TORONTO (AP) — China is suspending all meat imports from Canada amid their dispute over the Canadian detention of a top executive at the Chinese tech company Huawei. The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa said in a statement on its website Tuesday that the mo...
03:52, 06/26/2019

4-year-old boy's performance of the national anthem at Indiana Fever game is a slam dunk A 4-year-old boy stepped up and gave a rousing performance of the national anthem prior to the Indiana Fever’s game against the Las Vegas Aces on Wednesday....
20:52, 07/12/2019

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was ‘a ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch painters which both became films. One was a joy. The other a “complete nightmare from start to finish...
13:13, 05/29/2019

Today we're reminded that the singing Quiznos rats were real and not a collective fever dream There you are. It’s 2003. You’re chilling on your parent’s couch, flipping channels because you don’t have the luxury of Netflix or Hulu. You settle on a show, hunker down, and, all of a sudden, you’re confronted with the creepiest creatures you’ve e...
01:39, 06/18/2019

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
22:52, 06/04/2019

Back in time: See You Yesterday brings time travel to the streets of Flatbush Claudette "C.J." Walker (Eden Duncan-Smith), Sebastian (Dante Crichlow), and their lab mate, Eduardo (Johnathan Nieves), carefree and excited about science. [credit: YouTube/Netflix ...
22:52, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Time for NCAA to give football, basketball players one-time pass to transfer The entire transfer issue that has roiled college sports over the last year is stuck in a morass of waiver request red tape and unnecessary paperwork.       ...
23:39, 06/26/2019

Vegan and meat-free fast-food options are growing. Here's where to find them. Del Taco and Blaze Pizza are joining the growing plant-based protein movement. The two restaurant chains are launching new vegan tacos and pizza.       ...
02:26, 06/28/2019

Tyson Foods unveils plant-based nuggets as it moves into meat alternatives (CNBC) – The nation’s biggest meat producer is plotting its entry into plant-based meat substitutes. Tyson Foods said Thursday it will debut plant-based nuggets this summer as part of a new brand, Raised & Rooted, that will sell plant-based and...
20:39, 06/13/2019

Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
05:39, 06/15/2019

Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which consumes nearly half the world's meat "Asia is by far the number one focus for us. It is core to our mission; core to our business," says Nick Halla, senior vice president for international at Impossible Foods....
05:26, 07/15/2019

RPT-Pricier grills but cheaper meat: how Trump's trade policy plays on July 4 U.S. consumers likely paid more for grills to cook their Independence Day hot dogs and burgers this year because of the U.S.-China trade war, but they will find some consolation in less costly meat for cookouts as tariffs curb U.S. exports....
15:26, 07/04/2019

Perdue Foods enters crowded plant-based alternative meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
22:26, 06/14/2019

Beyond Meat says it can supply any fast-food chain as Impossible Foods struggles with shortage As rival Impossible Foods deals with supply shortages of its plant-based burgers, Beyond Meat said Thursday that it has the capacity to take on any restaurant chain....
04:26, 06/07/2019

Pricier grills but cheaper meat: how Trump's trade policy plays on July 4 U.S. consumers likely paid more for grills to cook their Independence Day hot dogs and burgers this year because of the U.S.-China trade war, but they will find some consolation in less costly meat for cookouts as tariffs curb U.S. exports....
01:52, 07/04/2019

Beyond Meat shares surge 27% as analysts predict more robust sales growth ahead Shares of Beyond Meat surged 27% Friday after analysts raised their price targets following the company's first quarterly report since going public....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Beyond Meat is offering free food at Carl's Jr., Del Taco and other restaurants Friday Beyond Meat went beyond expectations with its launch on the stock market. It's celebrating Friday with free food at Carl's Jr., Del Taco and coupons.        ...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe catch lighthouse fever in a new nightmare from the director of The Witch Controversy, like long lines and coffee breath, is inevitable at the Cannes Film Festival. Last year, Lars von Trier supplied the lions’ share of it, as is his wont. This year, it comes from Quentin Tarantino, who may or may not dramatize Sharon Tate...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was reall...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when f...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
21:39, 07/18/2019

Trump 2020 press secretary: 'Time after time we see these anti-American remarks' from Democrat 'squad' Trump's 2020 campaign national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany continued to target anti-American remarks made by a group of "progressive" freshman congresswomen Monday and defended the president's remarks on Fox News Radio's  "Todd Starnes Show."...
01:13, 07/16/2019

Real ‘Mindhunter’ John Douglas recalls most shocking murderer he's met: ‘He put victims in a meat grinder’ Former FBI special agent John Douglas spent his career interviewing some of the most horrific serial killers of all time — but there was one who still haunts him today....
13:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
11:52, 06/15/2019

Lady Gaga’s Fashion Archive Is Going On Display In Las Vegas – Infamous Meat Dress Included Opening on May 30 in Las Vegas to coincide with her residency at the Park MGM, the Haus of Gaga exhibition showcases around 40 pieces of clothing and accessories that have never before left Gaga’s personal archive...
17:13, 05/30/2019

The Real-Life Diet of John Joseph, the 56-Year-Old Punk Icon Who Hates Meat The Cro-Mags singer (and repeat Ironman) sticks to a plant-based diet because, he says, humans ingest the suffering of animals after consuming their flesh....
23:26, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Perdue Foods enters crowded plant-based alternative meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
22:39, 06/14/2019

Beyond Meat’s latest plant-based burger is meatier, juicier and a big step closer to beef The company has reformulated its Beyond Burger, making it meatier and better looking, with “marbling” to emulate the fat in traditional burgers. It rolls out this week....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Woman claims ‘lone star’ tick bite caused severe meat allergy A tick turned Kristie Downen into a vegan. “It was the last thing on my mind,” the Missouri farmer tells Springfield’s KSPR TV of her “life-changing experience … [it’s] unbelievable that a tick can make you allergi...
18:00, 07/01/2019

‘A willingness to fight’: Win or lose, Trump’s push for a citizenship question in the census is red meat for his base While Trump’s combative strategy has yielded mixed results, it allows the president to cast himself as a relentless change agent — an image that has become central to his reelection bid....
22:26, 07/06/2019

Man guilty of trying to blow up Etihad flight with bomb hidden in meat grinder, Australian court rules A man faces life in prison after an Australian court convicted him Wednesday of plotting to blow up a flight out of Sydney on behalf of the Islamic State using a bomb hidden inside a meat grinder....
19:13, 05/01/2019

After Japan Resumed Commercial Whaling This Week, Fishmarkets are Selling Whale Meat at ‘Celebration Prices’ (TOKYO) — Chunks of meat from the first whales caught since Japan resumed commercial whaling this week fetched “celebration prices” at auction Thursday. The fresh meat sold for up to 15,000 yen ($140) per kilogram (2.2 pounds), seve...
00:39, 07/05/2019

Plant-based and vegan fast-food choices keep sprouting with more meat-free products coming Since January, Del Taco, Burger King, Red Robin and QDOBA Mexican Eats have joined the meat-free revolution by adding new vegan-friendly menu items.       ...
20:52, 07/01/2019

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at banking in a modern Africa?...
12:39, 05/15/2019

Beyond Meat's stock briefly tumbled after Tyson Foods touts plans to sell plant-based nuggets Shares of Beyond Meat were up slightly Thursday after falling about 4% in premarket trading after Tyson Foods announced plans to launch plant-based nuggets this summer....
19:13, 06/13/2019

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.       ...
12:52, 07/11/2019

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
20:13, 07/08/2019

Madagascar in last 8 as African Cup fairytale debut goes on Madagascar beat Congo 4-2 in a penalty shootout to ensure its fairytale debut at the African Cup of Nations continued as it advanced to the quarterfinals       ...
22:39, 07/07/2019

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
12:39, 05/15/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 17 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares were struggling to end a bleak we...
08:00, 05/17/2019

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
18:00, 06/17/2019

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural ...
06:26, 05/31/2019

Nigeria 1st team through to round of 16 at African Cup CAIRO (AP) — Nigeria became the first team to reach the round of 16 at the African Cup of Nations after defender Kenneth Omeruo’s second-half goal delivered a 1-0 win over Guinea. Nigeria, considered a contender for the title in Egypt, was unim...
19:13, 06/26/2019

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
02:39, 05/27/2019

World-renowned cancer specialist praised by Prince William died of rare reaction to yellow fever jab, inquest finds A world-renowned cancer specialist hailed as a "pioneer" by Prince William died of a rare complication from a yellow fever vaccination, an inquest has found....
19:39, 05/28/2019

There's a reason legendary butcher Pat LaFreida endorsed this $1,200 at-home overhead grill — I've been using it, and there's simply no better way to cook meat, pizza, or fish Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The $1,200 Otto Wilde OFB Grill is my new favorite cooking appliance. I've seared steak, blackened calamari, grilled vegetables, whole-fried fish, and outdone every pizza joint in the borough of Brooklyn (*dodges rott...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Lion on the lam locked-up in South African jail A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home....
14:53, 04/28/2019

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
18:26, 05/28/2019

Rocky the escaped African cat spotted again in Virginia FRANKLIN, Va. (AP) — The exotic African cat that escaped from its owner’s house has been spotted again in Virginia, this time more than 150 miles (240 kilometers) from its North Carolina home. The cat’s owner previously told news outlets ...
20:26, 06/21/2019

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
16:39, 05/16/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans A new exhibit of African lions is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Visitors will have an opportunity to see critically endangered lions. (May 17)        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
19:39, 06/08/2019

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF)....
17:13, 06/20/2019

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win over Zimbabwe 9.53pm BST The hosts stride on to the next round with a perfect record - three wins from...
04:13, 07/01/2019

Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup Sadio Mane and Senegal were left beaten — and a bit bruised — by Algeria at the African Cup of Nations as one of the title favorites had a setback on Thursday. Algeria won 1-0 thanks to Youcef Belaili’s goal early in the second half of the Grou...
22:13, 06/27/2019

Botswana becomes latest African nation to decriminalize gay sex The southern African nation of Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when a high court on Tuesday rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code with roots in colonial times. Ecstatic activists in the packed courtroom c...
17:13, 06/11/2019

Endangered African penguins hatched at San Diego Zoo African penguins are an endangered species. Their numbers have dropped by more than 60 percent in the past three decades and only 23,000 breeding pairs are known to exist....
18:39, 05/09/2019

South African president signs carbon tax into law South Africa's president has signed into law a long-delayed carbon tax, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
17:52, 05/26/2019

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family stateme...
00:52, 07/09/2019

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa....
08:52, 06/25/2019

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28) ...
02:39, 05/29/2019

African Champions League final abandoned after VAR row Esperance win Caf Champions League after opponents Wydad Casablanca refuse to continue playing when VAR was unavailable to judge a disallowed equaliser....
11:26, 06/01/2019

African Cup: Cameroon starts with win, Ghana upstaged CAIRO (AP) — Cameroon had to work hard to open its title defense with a win at the African Cup of Nations, and Ghana was the latest team to be upstaged by an underdog. Cameroon found it difficult to break down Guinea-Bissau until defender Yaya Banana...
01:26, 06/26/2019

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to...
00:52, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
20:13, 05/26/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two wit...
04:13, 06/22/2019

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
03:52, 07/20/2019

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
03:00, 07/08/2019

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
23:00, 05/22/2019

African painted dog killed by collapsing gate at Zoo Miami MIAMI (AP) — Officials at a Florida zoo say a young African painted dog was killed when a gate collapsed on her. Zoo Miami posted on Facebook that the juvenile female died Monday. She was one of five puppies born at the zoo in January. Zoo officials ...
01:26, 05/21/2019

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
22:26, 05/31/2019

| North African giants chasing Khama Billiat Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat has drawn interest from a number of teams in North Africa following his fine individual performances for Zimbabwe at AFCON....
14:26, 07/06/2019

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
18:52, 07/19/2019

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influence in Africa....
15:26, 07/21/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
04:00, 04/29/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast CAIRO (AP) — Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death and give coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team on Friday. Youssef En-Nesyri slotted home for the on...
22:26, 06/28/2019

How Total's CEO pounced on Anadarko's African energy assets It took Total's chief executive and a small group of advisers just days to line up the French energy major's biggest acquisition in almost two decades when it agreed to buy the African assets of U.S. firm Anadarko....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Early surprise at African Cup as Uganda beats Congo 2-0 CAIRO (AP) — Uganda threw up the first surprise of the African Cup of Nations by beating former champion Congo 2-0 on Saturday. Both of Uganda’s goals came through headers from set-pieces. Patrick Kaddu scored from a corner in the 14th minute a...
20:52, 06/22/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
04:52, 07/01/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
22:26, 06/24/2019

African Union and UN support civilian-led Sudan transition UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The African Union and the United Nations say they are supporting a civilian-led transitional government in Sudan following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. AU Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat told...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeared first on Boxing News....
16:39, 07/22/2019

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 50 dead More than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic’s volatile northwest near the border with Chad, the United Nations said Thursday....
21:39, 05/23/2019

Spain says 52 migrants climb fence into its African enclave LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Spanish authorities say 52 migrants have climbed a guarded fence to gain entry into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco. An official with the Spanish Interior Ministry in Melilla says four police office...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Injured Bailly to miss African Cup for Ivory Coast Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly will miss the African Cup of Nations after damaging a medial ligament in his right knee playing for Manchester United        ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
12:39, 05/31/2019

South African unit of carmaker Ford to add 1,200 jobs The South African unit of Ford Motor Co will hire an additional 1,200 people to staff an extra shift at one of its vehicle assembly plants, increasing production to 720 units per day, it said on Wednesday....
14:00, 07/17/2019

Infantino says African football will "significantly improve" with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
18:26, 07/17/2019

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
22:26, 07/16/2019

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Zimbabwe turns up for African Cup opener after strike threat Zimbabwe players turned up for the opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt on Friday after threatening to boycott because they hadn’t been paid. The strike threat raised the prospect of another major embarrassment for Afri...
00:13, 06/22/2019

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the c...
22:39, 06/07/2019

Ramaphosa heralds 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era had dawned” as he was sworn in for a five-year term as president, but said the troubled country was...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Infantino says African football will 'significantly improve' with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
22:26, 07/17/2019

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash Investigation launched after UK-registered light aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport Three Britons and a South African have died in a plane crash near Dubai international airport, according to the Emirati authorities.A UK-registered lig...
00:39, 05/17/2019

Spain: 50 migrants scale fence to African enclave Authorities in the Spanish city of Melilla say that around 200 migrants have tried to climb a barrier separating the European country’s north African enclave from Morocco...
15:26, 07/19/2019

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
19:39, 06/07/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing China’s Pigs  A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in neighboring Mongolia and Vietnam, incre...
05:26, 05/02/2019

Redemption for South African in his return to Royal Portrush Golf notes: Remarkable recovery for South African in his return to Portrush; Solheim Cup team taking shape        ...
02:26, 07/04/2019

| PRO14 season to kick off on South African soil South Africa will raise the curtain on the new PRO14 campaign when the Cheetahs host 2015 champions Glasgow Warriors in Bloemfontein on Friday, September 27....
17:26, 07/17/2019

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch the 10 best game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer.        ...
17:26, 06/17/2019

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch these 10 game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer.        ...
01:00, 06/17/2019

From Pentagon to Saddam Hussein's palace to Fever president, this is Allison Barber's life As the Indiana Fever look to reinvent themselves, Allison Barber is the new president and chief operating officer of the WNBA franchise.        ...
23:52, 05/14/2019

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills, these programs give Alexa new tricks. What’s interesting is that individuals produce many Alexa skills, and Amazon shares skill...
23:00, 07/06/2019

“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free excerpt from our June 17 European Short Term Update....
04:39, 06/20/2019

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
21:26, 07/07/2019

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
18:26, 05/21/2019

A type of African mole rat is immune to the pain caused by wasabi A species of mole rat doesn't feel pain in response to a compound that gives wasabi its pungent taste, and could hint at new ways to relieve pain in people...
20:26, 05/30/2019

Cory Booker: Joe Biden’s ‘boy’ comment ‘hurtful’ to African Americans Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged that he and Joe Biden had a “constructive conversation” but said his fellow Democratic presidential hopeful’s use of the racially pejorative term “boy” in describing his ability to work with...
04:26, 06/24/2019

| West African farm 'bootcamp' gets green entrepreneurs into shape Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin harvest maize, cowpeas and rice....
16:39, 06/10/2019

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
04:26, 07/08/2019

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
15:00, 05/22/2019

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
13:39, 06/19/2019

African Leaders Launch Continental Free-Trade Zone African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development....
18:00, 07/07/2019

African Champions League final: 10-man Wydad draw 1-1 with Esperance in first leg 10-man Wydad Casablanca and holders Esperance of Tunisia draw 1-1 in the first leg of the 2019 African Champions League final in Rabat on Friday night....
15:00, 05/25/2019

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still African countries stand to benefit if they can mitigate the risks....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Lonnie Bunch to become first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education and research complex.        ...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
13:00, 07/20/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
07:39, 06/19/2019