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Chinese losing taste for fried chicken

2013-10-12 10:59:29
KFC's parent company has reported an 11 percent sales plunge in China over the past three months, with global profits down 68 percent.

Seafood lovers can help to save coral reefs

2013-10-11 09:58:12
Seafood lovers can play a crucial role in deciding the fate of the world's coral reefs.

Gutter oil producer jailed for life

2013-10-11 09:42:20
A man from east China's Jiangsu Province was sentenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday for profiting heavily from making and selling gutter oil.

Crab industry feels the pinch in frugal times

2013-10-11 09:21:03
Holiday season used to be boom time for gift companies in China, but the country's frugality campaign has meant many have found it tough this time around.

Mauritius researchers say green tea and pawpaw can prevent diabetes

2013-10-09 11:03:23
Green tea and fermented pawpaw are preventive means for diabetes.

China maize output to hit record high

2013-10-09 10:04:55
China's maize production could hit a record high of 215 million tonnes in 2013 despite drought and flooding in the country's major breadbaskets.

Human poop cures gut infections

2013-10-09 07:45:33
Doctors have found a way to put healthy people's poop into pills that can cure serious gut infections - a less yucky way to do "fecal transplants".

Tibet's first Western restaurant makes National Day international

2013-10-08 10:36:50
How does it feel to grab a bite of traditional Western food during China's National Day holiday in Tibet?

Huaiyang cuisine and a happy ending

2013-10-05 11:20:36
CRI's Chopsticks & Beyond kicked off way back in May, at the Beijing Exhibition Center.

China finds 311 batches of bad imported food

2013-09-30 10:09:29
Chinese authorities found more than 300 batches of illegal imported food in August of 2013.

Chinese hybrid rice yield hits record

2013-09-30 09:23:27
A team led by Yuan Longping, known in China as "the father of hybrid rice" has made a record for hybrid rice production with an average yield of 988.1 kilograms per mu (0.0667 hectares).

Largest takeover brings home the bacon

2013-09-29 11:16:46
The biggest Chinese acquisition of a U.S. company was finalized on Thursday, setting the stage for increased pork imports.

GM foods make its way to China market

2013-09-29 10:49:06
Every year, Wang Xiuqiong defies a particular norm in the name of tradition: She makes her own moon cakes.

Suspected food poisoning sickens 96 Chinese students

2013-09-29 10:34:02
A case of suspected food poisoning in north China's Hebei Province has led to 96 middle school students being hospitalized.

Shark fin off menus at Hong Kong official functions

2013-09-29 10:18:19
Shark fin is no longer to be found on the menu at government banquets in Hong Kong.

Health problems of elderly linked to lifestyle

2013-09-29 10:04:31
More than half of China's elderly have health problems and their lifestyles are believed to be a leading contributor.

Small bites

2013-09-28 09:29:48
Parkin has launched a new a la carte menu that follows the restaurant's founding philosophy of "simple things, done well" by creating an authentic yet eclectic international mix of dishes.

Hong Kong looks to lift restrictions on milk powder

2013-09-27 10:48:18
The Hong Kong government is ready to begin pressure tests on the city's supplies of baby formula.

Tibetan herbs enrich local people

2013-09-26 11:22:32
With a history of over 2,000 years and having cured many people, Tibetan medicine now undertake a new mission: enriching local people.

New Zealand formula companies seek to restore reputations in China

2013-09-26 10:31:31
The New Zealand Infant Formula Exporters Association (NZIFEA) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the China Certification and Inspection Group.