Melissa Adam was moved when she saw a man looking for dumplings for his next meal.

She and Samuel Frassenay felt that no one should be so hungry. So they anonymously began to leave Styrofoam containers full of food every night.

Six months later, what used to be just a container for safe food is now an organization called the Indiana Food Box Group.

“It happened very organically,” said Frassenay of Saltsburg.

The food box is located at Fox’s Pizza Den in Blairsville and Homer City, partly owned by Frassenay.

He met Adams in Bolivar when she started working for

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More than half of Northern Ireland’s home cooks are unclear about how to barbeque meat to the correct safe temperatures, according to recently released survey results.

Results revealed that 55 percent of participants didn’t know what temperature meat should be cooked to. Responses ranged from 30 degrees C to 260 degrees C (86 degrees F to 500 degrees F). About half of people surveyed at least occasionally overcooked meat to ensure it was safe to eat.

Research by safefood found fewer than 2 percent of 1,052 adults on the island of Ireland are following all necessary the food safety checks

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This issue was months in the making. Since editorial calendars for magazines are planned way in advance, we decided to devote a special issue to the restaurants in the Convoy District back in fall 2020. The last time we did a guide to Asian food was 2014, and

in seven years a lot has happened in the neighborhood—and the country. Coming into spring 2021, we couldn’t ignore the headlines: Anti-Asian sentiment was on the rise, and in March, six Asian American women were killed in a mass shooting in Atlanta. It’s been a difficult year for people of Asian American

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Nearly 20 million more people faced food crises last year amid armed conflict, the COVID-19 pandemic and weather extremes, and the outlook for this year is again grim, according to a report by the Global Network Against Food Crises.

The humanitarian agency, set up in 2016 by the European Union and United Nations, also warned that acute food insecurity has continued to worsen since 2017, the first year of its annual report into food crises.

“We must do everything we can to end this vicious cycle. There is no place for famine and starvation in the 21st century,” said U.N.

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A Detroit restaurant drew some backlash online this week after issuing an announcement on its dress code policy, including telling customers who “smell like marijuana” to not “even think of stepping inside.” 

Caucus Club Detroit in a Tuesday Facebook post wrote that “Business Casual is the minimum dress code that should be adhered to while dining” at the restaurant. 

“Seriously people, hoodies and jerseys are not business attire,” the upscale eatery pointed out, adding that “ball caps” and “sneakers” would not be considered appropriate, either. 

“Most importantly, if you smell like marijuana don’t even think of stepping inside the Caucus

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The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) held the fifth annual meeting of the regional forum on sustainable development. This year’s Forum featured a hybrid programme of peer learning roundtables, plenary sessions, and side events.

The Forum discussed ways to include local SDG efforts in national reports.

In a video message to the opening plenary session, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed provided policy suggestions for making a “watershed moment” of the pandemic. She said policymakers in Europe and Central Asia must make choices and trade-offs, such as:

  • Prioritizing specific investments to support regions that have been most affected by the
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