A latest report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations says global food prices declined in August, driven by sharp falls in the prices of staple cereals and sugar.
Global food prices rose in February, with the FAO Food Price Index averaging 167.5 points, up 1.7 percent from January, in part driven up by sharp increases in dairy prices.
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has inaugurated a Technical Working Group for the elimination of Trans Fatty Acid (TFAs) foods in Nigeria.
FOOD and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says the world wheat output is poised to dip this 2018 even as their Food Price Index rose by 1.1 per cent in February.
The United Nations agency said rising world prices for staple grains and dairy products more than offset lower prices for vegetable oils, leading to the rising global food commodity prices.