Archiv für die Kategorie: food

Jul

22

2011

Hunger crisis in Somalia

Abgelegt in food

Hunger And Drought In Somalia: When hunger creates a crisis in African nations like Somalia, the result is delay in progress and reductions government revenues. According to several recent Somalian government officials, the reason for the hunger crisis is blamed on drought. (more…)

Jun

22

2011

The Facts About EHEC

Abgelegt in food

E.Coli is a bacteria found in warm-blooded mammals. EHEC is the enterohaemmorrhagic strain that causes food-borne disease. EHEC is transmitted through fecal contamination and grows at temperatures between 44.6-122?. EHEC E coli symptoms include abdominal cramping and diarrhea. Occasionally, diarrhea may escalate to a bloody diarrhea, called hemorrhagic colitis. EHEC bacteria may also cause fever and vomiting. (more…)

Oct

5

2010

Poverty and Food Insecurity in the World

Abgelegt in food

As unfortunate as it may be, millions of people around the world suffer from poverty and malnutrition. A key contributing factor to this international epidemic is food insecurity. And according to poverty statistics, this situation exists when individuals or families lack sustainable economic or physical access to enough nutritious and safe food. Food insecurity might be temporary, seasonal or chronic, and it may happen at the national, regional or household level. (more…)