‘My husband is the only Asian American in the food business’

The food industry in the United States has long been plagued by racial disparities.In 2013, the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that white women earned on average $14.76 an hour while Asian American men earned on […]

Brazil: I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer after eating the wrong diet

In March 2016, Brazilian journalist Joao Paulo Carvalho was diagnosed by a private physician with pancreatitis, the same type of cancer that had claimed the life of former football star Paulo Freire.Carvalha, now 41, was a star player on Brazilian […]