October 21, 2018

U.S. Egg industry advances trade with motivated international buyers

American Egg Board supports export opportunities in key Caribbean markets and Mexico NEWS PROVIDED BY American Egg Board CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In conjunction with the 22ndAmericas Food and Beverage Show (AFB) this week in Miami, the American Egg Board (AEB), the research, education and promotion arm of the U.S. egg industry, is […]

Cayman Islands: Illegally taken conch, lobster recovered off Barkers

From Cayman Islands DOE 18 September, 2018 Illegally taken conch, lobster recovered off Barkers During an operation off Barkers in West Bay Sunday, 16 September, Department of Environment [DoE] conservation officers recovered dozens of conch and some lobsters that were illegally taken from Cayman waters. Officers had earlier noted two men on board a vessel […]

Recipe of the week

Crispy Shrimp Pasta By KEVIN AND AMANDA From Yummly WELCOME TO KEVIN & AMANDA! We love to travel and to eat! Here we share our favorite quick and easy recipes for busy weeknight dinners, plus travel tips and guides for our favorite places around the world. Meet our Boston Terriers. Take a tour of our […]

Preventing the propagation of invasive agricultural produce in the Eastern Caribbean

(PRESS RELEASE) – USDA/APHIS, the OECS Commission and Saint Lucia authorities are working together to implement the “Don’t Pack a Pest Outreach Programme”. The programme provides a platform for participating countries to increase the traveling public’s awareness of the risks associated with carrying food and agricultural items throughout the region and is an essential component […]

Vietnam capital Hanoi tells citizens to stop eating dog meat due to rabies risk

By Zamira Rahim From Independent UK Many Vietnamese believe eating canine meat increases stamina Officials in Vietnam’s capital are urging residents to avoid eating dog meat, as part of a move to eradicate rabies. Hanoi’s vice mayor Nguyen Van Suu also said that slaughtering dogs and cats for their meat was disturbing to foreigners and would “negatively impact the […]

Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for having breakfast with woman

From Guardian UK Saudi authorities have arrested an Egyptian hotel worker who appeared in what officials described as an “offensive” video eating breakfast with a female co-worker. The footage – which was filmed by the man and showed the pair sharing a meal at a desk and joking together – sparked outrage on social media […]

Recipe of the week

One-Skillet Roasted Steak & Potatoes THE MIDNIGHT BAKER From Yummly 8 Ingredients 630 Calories 55 Minutes Ingredients USMETRIC SERVINGS: 2 10 ounces steak (good-quality, sirloin, strip, T-bone, Porterhouse) 1 yukon gold potato (large) 1 red potato (large) 1 onion (medium, sliced) 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 tablespoons olive […]

Students want easier access to fruits for healthy eating habits, US study states

By Alisha Alam From Miss Kyra A recent study has stated that although a benefit-oriented approach towards consuming fruits might invoke some interest from students, what they really look for is easy availability and reasonable costs. 175 college students were assessed for this survey, wherein research was done to determine if they were willing to […]

Caribbean must do more to celebrate its stars, says hotel executive

GROS ISLET, St. Lucia (September 7, 2018) – Caribbean nations must do more to help cultivate the gifts, talents and abilities of its young nationals. Recognizing two award-winning culinary students of St. Lucia’s Soufrière Comprehensive Secondary School, Bay Gardens Resorts Executive Director Sanovnik Destang stated that both the public and private sectors ought to provide […]

Fish fraud: Seafood often mislabelled in stores, restaurants

By Canadian Press From canoe.com When consumers buy butterfish or white tuna at a grocery store they may instead receive a fish dubbed “the laxative of the sea,” according to an investigation into seafood fraud that found nearly half of seafood samples it tested at Canadian grocery stores and restaurants were wrongly labelled. “The results […]