Retraction of: Asi, L. & Teri, D. (2016). Influence of food taboos on nutritional patterns in rural communities in Cameroon. International Review of Social Research, 6(1), pp. 35-39. (DOI: 10.1515/irsr-2016-0005). As a precautionary measure, it has been decided that the article Lilian Nkengla Asi, Deli Tize Teri. 2016. Influence of food taboos on nutritional patterns in rural communities in Cameroon, International Review of Social Research 6(1): 35-39 (DOI 10.1515/irsr-2016-0005) to be temporary withdrawn because it was accused for containing sentences, expressions, incorrect citation and the outline of the article and some titles of some sub-sections that are copied from an article published previously in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. We will revert to you with a final decision after analyzing the positions of the all parties involved.