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# fruit

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Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?
You can’t live off Easter eggs forever, you know.
The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow
The Keelings workers controversy has thrown a spotlight on a complex corner of Irish food production.
'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins
Foreign supply chain anxiety could increase the need for the harvest season to run smoothly.
Keelings controversy: Taoiseach says workers resident in Ireland may be called upon to pick summer crops
Keelings Fruit flew 189 workers from Bulgaria to Ireland last week to pick fruit.
At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit
The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.
Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare
The Australian government has raised the maximum sentence for fruit tampering to 15 years.
When was the last time you had an Irish apple? 95% of ones we eat are imported
We have been conditioned to believe that there are just handfuls of apple varieties but, in fact, we have hundreds of native varieties in Ireland alone, writes Michael Kelly.
Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food'
Any increase in the amount of veggies you’re eating will stand to you, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.
Unhealthy eating is linked to 400,000 US deaths per year
The study found people are not eating enough fruit and veg.
You need to eat 10 fruit and veg a day to avoid serious illnesses, study says
The previous five-a-day still reduces risk, but the number to aim for is actually double that amount.
Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them
Humans have been tweaking the genetics of our favourite fruits and vegetables for millennia.
This fruit smells like rotting onions and tastes like pulled pork but could save millions from starvation
If you just eat 10 or 12 bulbs of this fruit, you don’t need food for another half a day.
9 essential fruit hacks you 100% need in your life
Hint: you’ve been peeling oranges wrong your entire life.
San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels
It has also banned advertising sugary drinks on city property, like billboards.
6 summer fruit desserts to drool over
We’ve got your all your fruit cravings covered.
Strawberries are not only delicious, they can maintain and boost your own gorgeousness
While we eat them as sweet treats they don’t need to be guilty pleasures.
7 reasons why raisins are the devil's fruit
Baby girl reacts hilariously to tasting pineapple for the first time
IT’S DISGUSTING. Give me more.
The Burning Question*: What colour should a banana be when you eat it?
Let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
Here's how to peel a pineapple like an absolute boss
Struggle no more… Deliciousness in just 50 seconds.
Eating more than five-a-day may be a complete and utter waste of time
That’s according to a major new study… So put the banana down.
16 mind-blowing GIFs of everyday foods in an MRI scanner
See corn as you never imagined you’d see it.
How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?
A fly-on-the-deck doc sees Cork, the world’s second largest natural deep water harbour, give up its secrets.
Get your 5-a-day? That might still not be enough fruit and veg
A new study suggests that fruit and vegetables can help protect you from premature death.
Bananas are actually not that good for monkeys
Not even monkeys can’t avoid the dreaded diet.
Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers
The drugs were valued at six million euro.
9 presents that may be grounds for disowning your family
At least one of these will make an appearance this year.
Carving a pumpkin this Halloween? You need to see this first
Are your kids looking forward to carving the pumpkin? Here are some bright ideas for them.
Supermarkets turn to crooked fruit and ugly vegetables to fight food waste
Blemished apples? Misshapen carrots? Some European supermarkets are starting to sell slightly bandy fruit and veg for less than the cost of their better-looking brethren.
Boil all imported frozen berries, they could contain hepatitis A - FSAI
So far in Ireland, there have been 15 primary cases of hepatitis A linked to the consumption of the frozen fruit.
This banana art will blow your mind
Yes, banana art. No, that’s not a euphemism.
The burning question*: Do you like juice with 'bits' in it?
It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
Poll: Do you buy organic food?
Are you concious of what you put in your basket or trolley? And if you buy organic, why?
Bananas and pineapples will be getting more expensive
Fyffes says it’ll have to increase its sales prices as the cost of fruit and fuel goes up and while the euro weakens.
Weather causing problems for farmers
How has the recent bad weather been affecting farmers and crops – and what does this mean for the traditional summer fruit, the strawberry?
Pizza, lobster and socks from a vending machine. What else would you buy?
You can buy fresh pizza from a vending machine in Dun Laoghaire, but what else would you like at your fingertips?
There's a new type of pear that's disguised as an apple, it's called a 'papple'
And no, we’re not making this up…
US study finds apples and celery most likely to carry pesticide residue
Apples and celery top the ‘dirty dozen’ list of pesticide-laden produce – but don’t worry there is good news too…
Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China
Watermelons may be exploding due to the use of chemicals, latest reports say.