food

Lifestyle & Belief

A tidier, more polite lobster roll ... courtesy of Canada

The lobster roll is a summertime favorite in New England. Fresh lobster, a little mayo, some dill and a splash of lemon juice. All mixed together, and then slapped on a hot dog bun. But up north in New Brunswick, you can find some delicious Canadian variations on the lobster roll. Leave it to Chicago-based food writer Steve Dolinsky to try them all.

Business, Finance & Economics

A meat scandal in China has customers asking just how safe is Western fast food?

The McDonald's menu in China is looking sparse ever since investigative reporters there filmed a local firm allegedly repackaging old meat — even scooping it off the floor — and selling it to fast food outlets. The company, Shanghai Husi Food, is a major supplier to many foreign chains in China, including McDonald's, KFC, Pizza Hut and Starbucks.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for a US state for a change. It's the country's leading producer of farm-raised catfish. The answer is Missisissippi. As The World's Jason Margolis reports, that business has recently come upon hard times.

Arts, Culture & Media

Fish rock

The Japanese seem to be losing their appetite for fish. A government study shows the average consumption of seafood in the country has dropped below meat. That's forced Japan's fishing industry to fight back with music! Akiko Fujita checked out the sound.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's geo quiz we were looking for a northern region of Israel where scientists discovered animal remains that indicate that humans were organizing communal feasts as early as 12,000 years ago. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Natalie Munro.

Conflict & Justice

Dusseldorf bans beer bikes

A court in Dusseldorf, Germany, has banned beer bikes. If you're not familiar with beer bikes they are kind of like bars on wheels. The court banned the bikes because they encourage raucous behavior. More from Anchor Marco Werman.

Global Politics

Cane rats as delicacy

In parts of Africa cane rats are considered a delicacy.In Cameroon the government is promoting cane rat husbandry to provide income to small farmers and to reduce hunting pressure on wildlife. Correspondent Jori Lewis has the story from Yaounde.