School-food poisonings prompt call for stricter management

2011-10-18 17:10:53

A series of food-poisoning cases prompted the Ministry of Education to restate its safety requirements, but observers said there was nothing inevitable about the mishaps.

Western lifestyle leads to rise in breast cancer rates

2011-10-17 15:30:56

Breast cancer has become the most lethal form of the disease among Chinese women, with city dwellers being hit harder than those in the countryside.

Wonton Longings

2011-10-16 07:58:32

People in Shanghai love the little cloud-like dumplings in soup that they call xiaohuntun.

Swallowing clouds in water

2011-10-16 07:58:32

Cantonese wontons are an incredibly popular snack or small meal choice for many people.

Wrapped up as daily staple, festive food

2011-10-16 07:58:32


Universal favorite for all seasons

2011-10-16 07:58:32

The expatriates I know in Beijing may have different views on various Chinese cuisines, but they all share one thing in common.

Sales of expired food fined

2011-10-15 11:26:47

Authorities have determined that Wal-Mart and Carrefour stores in Changsha, capital of Hunan province, sold food products bearing altered production dates.

Great grapes can ensure that oil won't spoil

2011-10-15 11:09:56

Riesling and gewurtztraminer are the best wines to serve with Chinese foods because their natural acid cuts through the oil.

Colors of health

2011-10-15 10:49:36

As summer fades with the tans, it's time to booster up for winter with food that puts color in your cheeks and a sparkle in your eyes.

Food supply not keeping pace with demand

2011-10-14 15:33:33

Demand for food is rising around the globe, but supply is not keeping pace.

Go beyond food safety tests

2011-10-14 14:26:29

The Ministry of Health's answer to our need for safeguards against recycled cooking oils still leaves us concerned.

Profs cultivate education to fight hunger

2011-10-14 14:03:10

Chinese agriculture specialists work to help Africa ensure its food security.