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Near-total disappearance of food sources has created a ‘full-blown nutrition emergency’ in southern Madagascar, World Food Programme warns.

People in southern Madagascar have been reduced to eating wild leaves and locusts to stave off starvation after consecutive drought and sandstorms ruined harvests, leaving hundreds of thousands on the brink of famine, according to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

Amer Daoudi, senior director of global WFP operations, warned on Friday the lives of Malagasy children are in danger, especially those under five years old whose malnutrition rates have reached “alarming levels”.

Speaking by videolink from Madagascar’s capital, Antananarivo, Daoudi

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Sure, it’s common knowledge that letting some foods sit out is dangerous. However, a biotechnology scientist has raised a serious flag about eating starchy dishes like pasta and rice when these foods are past their prime and have been left sitting out. In fact, most people don’t realize that treating these prepared foods any differently than dairy or meat does have the potential to turn lethal.

It’s possible to get food poisoning from a cooked starch that’s been sitting out too long. And yes, it can turn serious. In the most severe cases, it may even lead to death, according

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Holy cow we haven’t rounded up any restaurant news since January. So much has happened since then.

Here’s what we know about several places that have opened, closed, re-opened, or will soon open in Fayetteville.


Heaven’s Tacos

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A new taco joint is coming to the west side of town.

According to signs placed on the building recently, Heaven’s Tacos will set up shop in the building formerly home to Green Submarine in west Fayetteville.

We haven’t found a ton of info on this one just yet, but we’d be willing to bet a medium-sized pile of dollars that

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What’s the weirdest food item a bar has served you over the past year? For me, it’s a tie between a frozen vegetable platter and half of a “cheese sandwich” that was comprised simply of a Kraft single and two pieces of Wonder Bread.

Shortly after to-go cocktails were permitted in NYC last spring, Cuomo issued a strange directive for local bars and restaurants that has since become the butt of jokes citywide. The governor’s order says that if you want to buy an alcoholic beverage from a bar or restaurant, you must also order food. The idea was that

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Cocktail Queries is a Paste series that examines and answers basic, common questions that drinkers may have about mixed drinks, cocktails and spirits. Check out every entry in the series to date.

We’ve covered a lot of ground in our Cocktail Queries series in the last few years at Paste, answering commonly asked questions about making home cocktails, as well as diving deep into individual spirits to explore topics like the best bourbon under $30, or defining the house styles of iconic Kentucky whiskey distilleries. Now, we’re drilling down on the “cocktail” in the title with this

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There’s no other way to slice it: Some of the best pizza in the country is made in Massachusetts.

On Thursday, Food & Wine published an ode to the best pizza in the United States, naming the top 10 pizza states in the country and detailing where to find excellent pizza in all 50 states. Coming in at number eight on that list? Our very own Massachusetts (though we think it belongs a little closer to the number one spot, which the article’s author, Food & Wine senior editor David Landsel, gave to New Jersey).

Landsel wrote that Massachusetts

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