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From TheJournal.ie At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit Northern India

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

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare Pins And Needles

Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare

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

From TheJournal.ie When was the last time you had an Irish apple? 95% of ones we eat are imported How Do You Like Them

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food' Read Me

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.

From TheJournal.ie Unhealthy eating is linked to 400,000 US deaths per year Death By Chocolate

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

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

From TheJournal.ie You need to eat 10 fruit and veg a day to avoid serious illnesses, study says Double It

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.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them Sweet Flesh

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

9 essential fruit hacks you 100% need in your life

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 6 summer fruit desserts to drool over Sponsored

6 summer fruit desserts to drool over

We’ve got your all your fruit cravings covered.

From TheJournal.ie Strawberries are not only delicious, they can maintain and boost your own gorgeousness Opinion

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

BAN RAISINS.

Baby girl reacts hilariously to tasting pineapple for the first time

IT’S DISGUSTING. Give me more.

From TheJournal.ie 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)

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

Struggle no more… Deliciousness in just 50 seconds.

From TheJournal.ie Eating more than five-a-day may be a complete and utter waste of time It's Science

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.

From TheJournal.ie How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week? Port Of Cork

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.

From TheJournal.ie Get your 5-a-day? That might still not be enough fruit and veg Not An April Fool

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Supermarkets turn to crooked fruit and ugly vegetables to fight food waste Strange Fruit

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.

From TheJournal.ie Boil all imported frozen berries, they could contain hepatitis A - FSAI Berry Dodgy

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? 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)

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie Bananas and pineapples will be getting more expensive You've Been Warned

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.

From TheJournal.ie Weather causing problems for farmers Weather

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…

From TheJournal.ie US study finds apples and celery most likely to carry pesticide residue Pesticides

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…

From TheJournal.ie Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China China

Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China

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