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# fruit - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?
# No Sugar
# No Sugar

Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?

Apr 10th 2021, 10:00 PM 74,042 Views 21 Comments

You can’t live off Easter eggs forever, you know.

# fruit - Sunday 3 May, 2020

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow

May 3rd 2020, 8:30 PM 21,512 Views 34 Comments

The Keelings workers controversy has thrown a spotlight on a complex corner of Irish food production.

# fruit - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins

Apr 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 19,747 Views 55 Comments

Foreign supply chain anxiety could increase the need for the harvest season to run smoothly.

# fruit - Monday 20 April, 2020

Keelings controversy: Taoiseach says workers resident in Ireland may be called upon to pick summer crops
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

Keelings controversy: Taoiseach says workers resident in Ireland may be called upon to pick summer crops

Apr 20th 2020, 2:30 PM 110,383 Views 211 Comments

Keelings Fruit flew 189 workers from Bulgaria to Ireland last week to pick fruit.

# fruit - Thursday 13 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 13th 2019, 9:37 AM 29,092 Views 13 Comments

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

# fruit - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare
# Pins And Needles
# Pins And Needles

Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare

Nov 11th 2018, 9:33 AM 31,650 Views 13 Comments

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
# How Do You Like Them
# How Do You Like Them

When was the last time you had an Irish apple? 95% of ones we eat are imported

Sep 16th 2017, 12:30 PM 9,874 Views 56 Comments

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'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food'

Apr 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 524 Views 19 Comments

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
# Death By Chocolate
# Death By Chocolate

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

Mar 9th 2017, 9:12 PM 10,776 Views 21 Comments

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
# Double It
# Double It

You need to eat 10 fruit and veg a day to avoid serious illnesses, study says

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:07 PM 17,758 Views 52 Comments

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
# Sweet Flesh
# Sweet Flesh

Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them

Feb 6th 2016, 10:30 AM 38,285 Views 47 Comments

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

Sep 13th 2015, 7:00 AM 52,242 Views 23 Comments

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

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

9 essential fruit hacks you 100% need in your life

Aug 18th 2015, 6:14 PM 9,503 Views 8 Comments

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
# Fizzy Pop Fightback

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels

Aug 1st 2015, 8:15 AM 16,914 Views 39 Comments

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

# fruit - Monday 20 July, 2015

6 summer fruit desserts to drool over
# Sponsored
# Sponsored

6 summer fruit desserts to drool over

Jul 20th 2015, 1:00 PM 15,579 Views 5 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Strawberries are not only delicious, they can maintain and boost your own gorgeousness

Jun 7th 2015, 12:00 PM 231 Views 22 Comments

While we eat them as sweet treats they don’t need to be guilty pleasures.

# fruit - Thursday 30 April, 2015

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

7 reasons why raisins are the devil's fruit

Apr 30th 2015, 10:36 AM 12,151 Views 8 Comments

BAN RAISINS.

# fruit - Saturday 3 January, 2015

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

Baby girl reacts hilariously to tasting pineapple for the first time

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:52 AM 4,589 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dilemma

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

Sep 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 24,094 Views 43 Comments

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

# fruit - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 27th 2014, 5:11 PM 3,602 Views 3 Comments

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
# It's Science
# It's Science

Eating more than five-a-day may be a complete and utter waste of time

Jul 30th 2014, 9:35 PM 25,175 Views 53 Comments

That’s according to a major new study… So put the banana down.

# fruit - Monday 5 May, 2014

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

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

May 5th 2014, 6:00 PM 44,107 Views 45 Comments

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?
# Port Of Cork
# Port Of Cork

How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?

Apr 28th 2014, 2:45 PM 19,888 Views 34 Comments

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
# Not An April Fool
# Not An April Fool

Get your 5-a-day? That might still not be enough fruit and veg

Apr 1st 2014, 10:18 AM 8,609 Views 34 Comments

A new study suggests that fruit and vegetables can help protect you from premature death.

# fruit - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

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

Bananas are actually not that good for monkeys

Jan 15th 2014, 5:41 PM 1,775 Views 1 Comment

Not even monkeys can’t avoid the dreaded diet.

# fruit - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 50,215 Views 38 Comments

The drugs were valued at six million euro.

# fruit - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

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

9 presents that may be grounds for disowning your family

Dec 25th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,345 Views 2 Comments

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

# fruit - Monday 28 October, 2013

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

Carving a pumpkin this Halloween? You need to see this first

Oct 28th 2013, 8:39 AM 34,696 Views 14 Comments

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
# Strange Fruit
# Strange Fruit

Supermarkets turn to crooked fruit and ugly vegetables to fight food waste

Oct 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 31,132 Views 33 Comments

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
# Berry Dodgy
# Berry Dodgy

Boil all imported frozen berries, they could contain hepatitis A - FSAI

Sep 9th 2013, 1:05 PM 20,739 Views 36 Comments

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

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

This banana art will blow your mind

Aug 29th 2013, 9:26 AM 2,829 Views 6 Comments

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

# fruit - Monday 12 November, 2012

The burning question*: Do you like juice with 'bits' in it?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

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

Nov 12th 2012, 12:17 PM 5,964 Views 14 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Do you buy organic food?

Sep 16th 2012, 11:29 AM 6,777 Views 81 Comments

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
# You've Been Warned
# You've Been Warned

Bananas and pineapples will be getting more expensive

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:07 AM 6,025 Views 35 Comments

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
# Weather
# Weather

Weather causing problems for farmers

Jul 5th 2012, 10:58 AM 7,339 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Pizza, lobster and socks from a vending machine. What else would you buy?

Jun 14th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,034 Views 23 Comments

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

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

There's a new type of pear that's disguised as an apple, it's called a 'papple'

May 18th 2012, 10:05 PM 15,891 Views 40 Comments

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
# Pesticides
# Pesticides

US study finds apples and celery most likely to carry pesticide residue

Jun 14th 2011, 10:50 AM 471 Views 5 Comments

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
# China
# China

Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China

May 17th 2011, 12:19 PM 1,858 Views 0 Comments

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