The recall of infant formula by Abbott Laboratories covers many products and many countries. The company says some powdered formula could contain parts of beetles.
A workshop to review CARICOM’s regional policy for food and nutrition security opened Monday at the Public Health Authority headquarters.
Chefs from the Bahamas were among the top finalists at the Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Classics held at the Rio Mar Wyndham Grand Resort in Puerto Rico.
Andros-based SUNCO Seafood Company plans to explore shark-finning and harvesting of sea urchins, threatening the Bahamas environment, in order to meet the food demands of the growing Chinese population.
Officers of the Bahamas Marine Exporters Association paid a courtesy call on Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, Larry Cartwright at which time they were thanked for forming the association and for their collaboration and support.
Despite a long history of inept government involvement in farming, Minister for Agriculture Larry Cartwright wants to throw more money into overly-ambitious agricultural projects.
The Ministry of Agriculture plans to “substantially increase” the production of Bahamian mutton through a series of workshops that have been launched aimed at addressing the needs of mutton producers.
As of Friday, more than 1,000 people have been exposed to the salmonella in the egg recall that affects 28 percent of the United States.
The Ministry of Agriculture’s Farmers Market each Saturday at the Gladstone Road Agricultural Centre offers produce including mangoes, melons, sweet corn, pumpkins, peppers, and onions. Mutton, pork and chicken are also available.