Food


Israel to Export Dairy Products to Russia

Russia is to begin importing Israeli dairy products, the government in Moscow announced this week. Russia thus joins 36 countries, including the U.S., Canada, the EU and several Asian countries,…

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Agriculture Ministry Puts Chill on Cattle Flights

Citing animal welfare concerns, the Israeli Agriculture Ministry announced on Monday a temporary ban on live shipments by air, following an unusual number of deaths among calves on a recent…

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China Probes Bribery Allegation in Tnuva Deal

Chinese authorities said they were investigating the state-run Bright Food on suspicion of bribe-taking in the acquisition of Israel’s Tnuva in 2014, Globes reported Sunday. Bright Food executives stand accused…

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Health Minister Rabbi Litzman: Drop That Jelly Doughnut

After taking on fast food, junk food and chocolate milk, Health Minister Rabbi Yaakov Litzman is targeting another tasty, if high-calorie and unhealthy, snack – the classic sufganiyah, the Chanukah-season…

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New Law: Scales Required in the Fruit Section

The Knesset has approved on its first reading a law proposed by MK Rabbi Yaakov Asher (United Torah Judaism) that will require stores to place a scale in sections where weighed…

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$450K Allocated For Food Pantries In So. Brooklyn

The New York City Council allocated $450,000 to fund food pantries and soup kitchens in southern Brooklyn, about 10 percent of the entire budget for the city. Working with other…

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