We should be putting our western guilt to good use and pressuring government to regulate "investment" in the continent.
So far, the EU, China, and Chile have all temporarily halted the import of some Brazilian meat.
Roses come from Kenya. Carnations from China, while orchids tend to come from Thailand.
We asked sellers, police, and experts why no one seems to care about the importation of "magic truffles," legal in Holland but seriously illegal in Britain.
There is a crisis in Kimchi Land. An invasion of foreign kimchi is marauding through the country, pillaging and robbing South Korea of its culinary dignity.
Officials ordered steamrollers and tractors to ruin mounds of food on Thursday, despite the outrage of protesters calling for the government to donate the banned goods to the needy.
In China, Australian baby formula is a luxury item that can sell for $100 per tin. Now tourists and students are making easy cash by buying up supermarket stock and selling it back home for four times what they paid.
The devastating avian flu outbreak in the US has left China—the world's biggest market for chicken feet—seeking alternative sources for their foot fetish.
The lifting of the ban was met with muted enthusiasm from Argentina's beef producers, who say their government has over-regulated and hurt their industry. Producers expect to make $280 million a year once imports resume.
Shop owners are flouting Australia's plain packaged cigarette laws by selling imported fags for less than you'd find them elsewhere in the city.