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# vegetables - Friday 5 April, 2013

Interview: For children to eat healthily we must teach them about food

From an early age it’s important for children to learn the basics about the food they eat; helping them to ‘grow their own’ can do this, says chef Donal Skehan.

# vegetables - Sunday 18 November, 2012

No garden, no problem: What can you grow in your apartment?

Just because you haven’t got a garden (or allotment) doesn’t mean you can’t grow your own vegetables.

# vegetables - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Feeding the 5000: How food wastage inspired a movement

Feeding the 5000 will hold an event in Dublin on 24 November where 5000 people will be fed a free meal using food that wouldn’t reach supermarkets – despite being perfectly edible.

# vegetables - 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?

# vegetables - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

US doctors write prescriptions for vegetables

A non profit organisation in the US offers €1 dollar per day prescriptions to low income families so they can afford to buy their five a day.

# vegetables - 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…

# vegetables - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Less dangerous E. coli strain found in Dutch beet sprouts

Less dangerous E. coli strain found in Dutch beet sprouts

Authorities in the Netherlands have recalled red beet sprouts as a precautionary measure after discovering a strain of E.coli present in the vegetables. The strain is apparently less dangerous than the one causing Europe’s deadly E. coli crisis.

# vegetables - Sunday 5 June, 2011

German hospitals stretched to breaking point by E.coli outbreak

Germany’s health minister appeals to hospitals outside the North to begin admitting E.coli patients as more fall ill.

# vegetables - Saturday 4 June, 2011

"No proof" that vegetables to blame for E.coli outbreak

An EU laboratory in Rome says there’s no reason to suspect that the new outbreak of E.coli has come from vegetables.