All-consuming

Food, like beauty, can be about as subjective a phenomenon as you wish to make it. From threats to food security to different perspectives of what is consumer friendly, this is a gallery showing you a different paradigm. —Images by Agencies

lderly Chinese man waits for food to be distributed with his dog at a makeshift tent in Lushan county in southwestern China
lderly Chinese man waits for food to be distributed with his dog at a makeshift tent in Lushan county in southwestern China's Sichuan province. Saturday's earthquake in Sichuan province killed at least 186 people, injured more than 11,000 and left nearly two dozen missing, mostly in the rural communities around Ya'an city, along the same seismic fault where a devastating quake to the north killed more than 90,000 people in Sichuan and neighboring areas five years ago in one of China's worst natural disasters.—Photo
A man sits on a piece of rubble while waiting for food to be distributed in the quake hit county of Lushan in southwestern China
A man sits on a piece of rubble while waiting for food to be distributed in the quake hit county of Lushan in southwestern China's Sichuan province. Saturday's earthquake in Sichuan province killed at least 186 people, injured more than 11,000 and left nearly two dozen missing, mostly in the rural communities around Ya'an city, along the same seismic fault where a devastating quake to the north killed more than 90,000 people in Sichuan and neighboring areas five years ago in one of China's worst natural disasters.—
An Uromastyx lizard, also known as a dabb lizard, is seen in a desert near Tabuk.—Photo by Reuters
An Uromastyx lizard, also known as a dabb lizard, is seen in a desert near Tabuk.—Photo by Reuters

All-consuming

The lizards can be grilled or eaten raw, and according to popular belief, their blood is used to strengthen the body and treat diseases.—Photo by Reuters
All-consuming The lizards can be grilled or eaten raw, and according to popular belief, their blood is used to strengthen the body and treat diseases.—Photo by Reuters
The lizards, which are considered a delicacy in some parts of the Middle East, are caught in the spring season using hooks and sniffer dogs as well as bare hands.—Photo by Reuters
The lizards, which are considered a delicacy in some parts of the Middle East, are caught in the spring season using hooks and sniffer dogs as well as bare hands.—Photo by Reuters
A traditional dish known as Kabsa is seen with a tail of an Uromastyx lizard, also known as a dabb lizard, in a desert near Tabuk.—Photo by Reuters
A traditional dish known as Kabsa is seen with a tail of an Uromastyx lizard, also known as a dabb lizard, in a desert near Tabuk.—Photo by Reuters
Children on the roadside hold a sign that reads "no food, no tent" after a strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit the remote, mostly rural and mountainous Lushan county, Sichuan province. Rescuers struggled to reach a remote corner of southwestern China on Sunday as the toll of the dead and missing from the country
Children on the roadside hold a sign that reads "no food, no tent" after a strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit the remote, mostly rural and mountainous Lushan county, Sichuan province. Rescuers struggled to reach a remote corner of southwestern China on Sunday as the toll of the dead and missing from the country's worst earthquake in three years climbed to 203 with more than 11,000 injured. The 6.6 magnitude quake struck in Lushan county, near the city of Ya'an in the southwestern province of Sichuan, close to wher
Doughnuts are served with other food as novice nuns have their lunch at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok. A group of Thai girls are choosing to spend part of their school holidays as Buddhist nuns, down to having their heads shaven at the meditation centre. The centre, founded in 1987, is a learning community for peace and harmony that has programs open to people regardless of age and gender.—Photo by Reuters
Doughnuts are served with other food as novice nuns have their lunch at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok. A group of Thai girls are choosing to spend part of their school holidays as Buddhist nuns, down to having their heads shaven at the meditation centre. The centre, founded in 1987, is a learning community for peace and harmony that has programs open to people regardless of age and gender.—Photo by Reuters
A Cambodian vendor (L) packages food for a customer at a tourist site on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. Cambodia
A Cambodian vendor (L) packages food for a customer at a tourist site on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. Cambodia's economic growth accelerated to 7.3 percent in 2012 thanks to buoyant activity in the agricultural, tourism, construction and garment sectors, Prime Minister Hun Sen said.—Photo by AFP
Residents reach for food handouts after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Lushan, Sichuan Province. Thousands of rescue workers combed through flattened villages in southwest China in a race to find survivors from a powerful quake as the toll of dead and missing rose past 200.—Photo by AFP
Residents reach for food handouts after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Lushan, Sichuan Province. Thousands of rescue workers combed through flattened villages in southwest China in a race to find survivors from a powerful quake as the toll of dead and missing rose past 200.—Photo by AFP
Rescue workers (top L) distribute food after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Lushan, Sichuan Province. At least 160 people were killed and 6,700 injured when a strong earthquake hit a mountainous part of southwestern China on April 20, destroying thousands of homes and triggering landslides.—Photo by AFP
Rescue workers (top L) distribute food after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Lushan, Sichuan Province. At least 160 people were killed and 6,700 injured when a strong earthquake hit a mountainous part of southwestern China on April 20, destroying thousands of homes and triggering landslides.—Photo by AFP
Claus Sorensen, director-general of the European Commission - Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO), visiting a center for malnourished children in Tibiri, southeastern Niger.—Photo by AFP
Claus Sorensen, director-general of the European Commission - Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO), visiting a center for malnourished children in Tibiri, southeastern Niger.—Photo by AFP
The European Union on April 20, 2013 vowed more help for the Sahel countries face food crisis, as around 10 million people from nine West and Central African countries are threatened by famine this year.—Photo by AFP
The European Union on April 20, 2013 vowed more help for the Sahel countries face food crisis, as around 10 million people from nine West and Central African countries are threatened by famine this year.—Photo by AFP
Malaysia
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak (L) passes a plate of food to opponent Fariz Musa of the People's Justice Party after submitting their nomination papers to contest in Pekan constituency for the upcoming general elections in Pekan, 300 km east of Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia will hold general elections on May 5 in what could be the toughest test of his ruling coalition's 56-year grip on power in Southeast Asia's third-largest economy.—Photo by Reuters
Refugee girls carry relief supplies from a food distribution centre at the Yida camp in South Sudan
Refugee girls carry relief supplies from a food distribution centre at the Yida camp in South Sudan's Unity State. The refugee camp has 72,058 registered refugees, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and is considered to be one of the most challenging refugee camps in the world.—Photo by Reuters
Jason Bray, a board member for the non-profit "Mission U-too" walks toward his truck loaded with food supplies to serve free food near a distribution center where supplies like water and clothing, including medical supplies, are being dropped off or picked up as needed, in West, Texas, two days after a deadly fertilizer plant blast occured. While rescuers in Texas were set to return to the rubble in their continuing search for survivors after the massive blast killed as many as 15 people and destroyed dozens of hom
Jason Bray, a board member for the non-profit "Mission U-too" walks toward his truck loaded with food supplies to serve free food near a distribution center where supplies like water and clothing, including medical supplies, are being dropped off or picked up as needed, in West, Texas, two days after a deadly fertilizer plant blast occured. While rescuers in Texas were set to return to the rubble in their continuing search for survivors after the massive blast killed as many as 15 people and destroyed dozens of hom

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abu qasim bin qureishi
Apr 22, 2013 05:53pm
serves the godless ones right