A club of old colonialists, of decreasing relevance but still capable of causing enormous economic and ecological damage (and of starting wars): that, according to the director of a leading charity, is what the G8 is
From potentially allergenic enzymes to lists of ingredients that purposefully mislead, very few consumers have a clear idea of what may be hiding in even the healthiest-sounding products. A leading culinary expert and columnist offers some salutary pointers.
Scarce water supplies and a lack of usable agricultural land mean the states of the Arabian Gulf have long relied on imports for the majority of their food. But with massively growing populations and uncertainty over the price of staples, can these countries feed themselves?