After examining menu items from 66 of the top 100 chain restaurants, US researchers found that while some attention has been given to offering lower-sodium options, restaurant food is still high in sodium, particularly in main-course items.
Iran has lifted the customs tariffs on certain agricultural products exported to Eurasian countries in a move that is expected to encourage exports to countries such as Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Iran's Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) seeks to attract domestic and international tourists and promote food tourism by holding annual food festivals in a different city each year.
The Caribbean accounts for seven of the world’s top 36 water-stressed countries and Barbados is in the top ten. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) defines countries like Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, and St. Kitts and Nevis as water-scarce with less than 1000 m3 freshwater resources per capita.