When it comes to cuisines of the Arab world, perhaps none other is as internationally recognizable — and mouthwatering — as Lebanon’s. There is more than a little pride here over the tangy fattoush salads, delectable mezes and dishes of skewered chicken and lamb that have distinguished this tiny Mediterranean nation as a culinary powerhouse. […]
Lebanese Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon commented Monday in a press conference on the recent food scandal by stressing that the rate of food poisoning in Lebanon is lower than any other country. He assured the citizens that his ministry , like others is responsible for hygiene, and there is no conflict with the Ministry of […]
As expected Lebanese Health Minister Wael Abu Faour revealed more horror stories Friday about food safety in Lebanon and said that he was “shocked” by the health and hygiene conditions at chicken farms and butcheries. “Major butcheries were shut down and we’ll take measures against firms selling unhealthy water,” he stressed during a press conference. […]
Progressive Socialist Party( PSP) leader MP Walid Jumblatt told As-Safir newspaper in remarks published on Wednesday that Health Minister Wael Abu Faour has his full backing in fighting food corruption in Lebanon and urged him “to keep up the fight till the end because people’s health is in danger” Abu Faour who represents PSP in […]
The horse meat scandal in Europe continues to spread as investigators find more tainted beef products and consumers are roiling with shock and disgust. Food safety authorities there say beef lasagna products that contained more than 60% horse meat have been recalled from stores in Britain
Minister of State for Administrative Reform Mohammad Fneish, a key Hezbollah official demanded on Wednesday a media blackout on the case of illegal and counterfeit medications which has turned into a big scandal. “This case is harming the reputation of pharmaceutical companies,” Fneish told reporters
Lebanon General Prosecutor Judge Hatem Madi issued on Tuesday a search warrant against Abdel Latif Fneish, also known as Mahmoud, brother of State for Administrative Reform Mohammed Fneish and Fouad Ahmad Wehbe who are suspects in the illegal and counterfeit medications case
It was once the symbol of resistance . Not anymore. Hezbollah’s reputation as an honest defender of the weak is being destroyed, ironically not by Israel but by the party itself.
Anwar al-Balkimi, who won election to the Egyptian parliament for the Salafi, or ultra-traditional, Nour Party, was expelled from parliament over the incident, in which he at first claimed he had been mugged. On Thursday, a prominent belly-dancer and actress, Sama al-Masri, told a state-linked newspaper that she was Mr Balkimi’s secret wife. She claimed […]
Judge Aouni Ramadan, the Lebanese Audit Bureau chief said on Monday that the bureau will pursue the issue of red diesel scandal in Lebanon until it is resolved. He revealed to National News Agency (NNA) that the Bureau had referred a report on the case to the General Prosecution.