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#fruit

# fruit - Thursday 13 June, 2019

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

# fruit - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare

The Australian government has raised the maximum sentence for fruit tampering to 15 years.

# fruit - Saturday 16 September, 2017

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.

# fruit - Saturday 1 April, 2017

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.

# fruit - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Unhealthy eating is linked to 400,000 US deaths per year

The study found people are not eating enough fruit and veg.

# fruit - Thursday 23 February, 2017

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.

# fruit - Saturday 6 February, 2016

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.

# fruit - Sunday 13 September, 2015

This fruit smells like rotting onions and tastes like pulled pork but could save millions from starvation

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.

# fruit - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 essential fruit hacks you 100% need in your life Fruity

9 essential fruit hacks you 100% need in your life

Hint: you’ve been peeling oranges wrong your entire life.

# fruit - Saturday 1 August, 2015

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels Fizzy Pop Fightback This post contains a poll

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels

It has also banned advertising sugary drinks on city property, like billboards.

# fruit - Monday 20 July, 2015

6 summer fruit desserts to drool over

We’ve got your all your fruit cravings covered.

# fruit - Sunday 7 June, 2015

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.

# fruit - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 reasons why raisins are the devil's fruit Raisin Hell

7 reasons why raisins are the devil's fruit

BAN RAISINS.

# fruit - Saturday 3 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Baby girl reacts hilariously to tasting pineapple for the first time Yuck

Baby girl reacts hilariously to tasting pineapple for the first time

IT’S DISGUSTING. Give me more.

# fruit - Monday 29 September, 2014

The Burning Question*: What colour should a banana be when you eat it? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: What colour should a banana be when you eat it?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# fruit - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's how to peel a pineapple like an absolute boss Slice And Dice

Here's how to peel a pineapple like an absolute boss

Struggle no more… Deliciousness in just 50 seconds.

# fruit - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

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.

# fruit - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 16 mind-blowing GIFs of everyday foods in an MRI scanner Weird Science

16 mind-blowing GIFs of everyday foods in an MRI scanner

See corn as you never imagined you’d see it.

# fruit - Monday 28 April, 2014

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.

# fruit - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

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.

# fruit - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bananas are actually not that good for monkeys Go Bananas

Bananas are actually not that good for monkeys

Not even monkeys can’t avoid the dreaded diet.

# fruit - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers Whoops

Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers

The drugs were valued at six million euro.

# fruit - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 presents that may be grounds for disowning your family Oh...thanks

9 presents that may be grounds for disowning your family

At least one of these will make an appearance this year.

# fruit - Monday 28 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Carving a pumpkin this Halloween? You need to see this first

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.

# fruit - Sunday 20 October, 2013

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.

# fruit - Monday 9 September, 2013

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.

# fruit - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge This banana art will blow your mind B-A-N-A-N-A-S

This banana art will blow your mind

Yes, banana art. No, that’s not a euphemism.

# fruit - Monday 12 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you like juice with 'bits' in it? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you like juice with 'bits' in it?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# fruit - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Poll: Do you buy organic food? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you buy organic food?

Are you concious of what you put in your basket or trolley? And if you buy organic, why?

# fruit - Monday 3 September, 2012

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.

# fruit - Thursday 5 July, 2012

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?

# fruit - Thursday 14 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Pizza, lobster and socks from a vending machine. What else would you buy? Open Thread

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?

# fruit - Friday 18 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge There's a new type of pear that's disguised as an apple, it's called a 'papple' Fruitopia

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…

# fruit - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

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…

# fruit - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China

Watermelons may be exploding due to the use of chemicals, latest reports say.