FAO: Fish consumption at Record High

According to a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), global fish consumption has reached its highest ever level of about 17 kg per person on average.


France Seeks UNESCO Status for "Gastronomic Meal"

"The gastronomic meal of the French" is a strong contender for inclusion on UNESCO's heritage list as the UN agency meets in Nairobi this week to consider new submissions. Related: UNESCO "Heritage" Status for the Mediterranean Diet.