Egypt’s Military Got In a Fight Over Baby Formula This Week
The fight for affordable baby formula exposes the tension between the country’s struggling economy and military power.
An Indonesian Politician Says Instant Ramen Makes Babies Turn Gay
Arief R. Wismansyah, the mayor of the Indonesian city of Tangerang has shocked the world after asserting that instant noodles and formula milk are actually “making babies gay.”
The Internet Is Seeking Revenge On These Racist Baby Formula Pranksters
Two Dutch pranksters managed to get their hands onbaby formula and began targeting Asian men, first taunting them by asking if they want baby formula, then dumping entire packs of powder on them, in some sort of strange, racist twist on antiquing.
This Baby Got Scurvy After Drinking Only Almond Milk
An 11-month-old baby developed scurvy—yup, the disease of pirates of yore—after being fed almond milk instead of breast milk or a cow-milk-based formula.
There's a Massive Baby Formula Shortage and It's All China's Fault
China’s loosening of its one child per family policy has sent ripples far beyond its borders.
The End of China's One-Child Policy Means Big Things in the Baby Food Industry
Now that Chinese parents can have more than one child, bankers are buying up stock of baby formula companies and dumping their shares in the condom industry.
China Says It's Getting Serious About Its Food Safety Laws
Under the new laws, violators will face what are widely regarded as the heaviest civil and criminal punishments ever mandated in China. Whistleblowers will be rewarded for telling authorities about violations.
This Bandit Is Using Baby Food to Wreak Havoc On an Ohio Town
Citizens of Port Clinton were terrorized this weekend by a food-wielding vandal known only as the “Baby Food Bandit," who took to cars and homes with a unique weapon: the cuisine of infants.
China Has a Grey Market for Australian Baby Formula
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.
Ecoterrorists Want to Poison New Zealand's Baby Formula Supply
Two organizations in New Zealand have received anonymous letters threatening to poison the country's baby formula unless it halts its use of a controversial pesticide.
On China's Singles Day, the Lonely Eat Fried Food and Spend Billions Online
Singles Day is the Chinese counterpart to Black Friday, except that it also involves eating fried dough sticks, being obsessed with the numeral one, and commiserating about not getting laid.