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Google

Google Gives Free Security Keys to Activists, But Not if You’re in Iran or Syria

Sources and a document show how Google bars nonprofits from telling activists in certain countries about their products.
Joseph Cox
4.26.19
MORE THE MERRIER

New Data Gives Peek at European IMSI Catcher Exports

Data obtained through a Freedom of Information Act style-request shows Finnish companies exporting powerful surveillance technology to Mexico, Colombia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Joseph Cox
3.23.18
politics

For the First Time in 13 Years, US Beef Is Sent to China

Even “currency manipulators” like a good bone-in ribeye.
Alex Swerdloff
6.19.17
meat

Why Brexit Has Made Bacon More Expensive in the UK

According to purchasing company Beacon, a weaker sterling and an increase in pork demand from China mean that the price of a pound of bacon has increased by as much as 19 percent compared to last year.
Daisy Meager
8.26.16
Munchies

Iran's Pistachios Are Worrying American Farmers

Pistachio farmers in the US are worried about their business now that they face competition from a country where pistachios have been grown since—well, for a very, very long time.
Alex Swerdloff
2.23.16
uk

The UK Is Importing More than Half of Its Food and It's Ruining the Environment

A new study suggests that importing so much food is having a huge impact on cropland and greenhouse gas emissions in smaller, less affluent countries.
Nick Rose
1.7.16
Stuff

Australian Universities Still Aren’t Safe From Deregulation

The new Minister for Education isn't giving up on Christopher Pyne's plans to let unis charge what they want.
Alan Weedon
9.24.15
china

China's Demand for Cheese Is Skyrocketing Even If No One There Can Digest It

Now importing more than half a billion dollars worth of cheese every year, China is ready to embrace all the mozzarella and Cheddar you can fork over.
Javier Cabral
8.21.15
kosher

The Most Powerful Rabbis in the World Are Going After Whisky’s Kosher Status

The Chief Rabbinate of Israel has declared half of the Johnnie Walker Black Label imported into the country not kosher, while the other half is. But the whisky is identical.
Alex Swerdloff
8.18.15
video

After Foreign Food Bans, Russia Dumps Ten Tons of Cheese in a Landfill

I guess you could say they’re really...cheesed off.
Rachel Pick
8.6.15
Stuff

Hemp Is a Superfood but Not in Australia?

Hemp is cheap, healthy, easy to grow, and carbon negative. But it still won't be in Australian supermarket anytime soon.
Nick Reid
1.17.15
cambodia

The Rat Meat Business Is Booming in Cambodia

Many of us might bristle at the idea of eating rat, but there's a massive export market for rat meat from Cambodia to Vietnam, where it's more highly prized than pork.
Munchies Staff
8.26.14
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