India is the world's second-largest producer of fruit and vegetables. But 40% of the foodstuffs grown or produced in India land directly in the trash.
An Essen food bank says it is only allowing Germans to sign up for free food because the elderly feel uncomfortable with the large number of foreign men during pick-ups. Its chairman denies allegations of xenophobia.
India's urban poor face an unending struggle to meet skyrocketing costs of living. To solve one of their basic needs, the southern city of Bengaluru is operating canteens that are similar to soup kitchens in the West.
Gorging on salts, sugars and fats doesn't just expand our waistlines. Eicke Latz tells DW what happened inside the bodies of his lab mice when he fed them a Western-style diet.
With ever more people living in urban centers, food security — and quality — is becoming a pressing issue. In Germany, cities are increasingly taking the task of producing organic products to a hyperlocal level.
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