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German minister calls for clearer labeling of unhealthy food

German minister calls for clearer labeling of unhealthy food

Published 26/04/2018

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Germany’s food industry must label unhealthy products more clearly, the country’s new agriculture and consumer protection minister said on Thursday. “About 15 [more…]

Cambodian farmers sue Thai sugar group Mitr Phol over alleged land…

Cambodian farmers sue Thai sugar group Mitr Phol over alleged land…

Published 02/04/2018

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Farmers from Cambodia have filed a lawsuit in a Thai civil court against Asia’s largest sugar producer, accusing it of rights [more…]

McDonald’s plays ‘hide the cheeseburger’ in new Happy Meal health push

McDonald’s plays ‘hide the cheeseburger’ in new Happy Meal health push

Published 15/02/2018

The sign outside a McDonalds restaurant is seen in Westminster, Colorado, U.S. January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Rick WilkingLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald’s Corp is removing cheeseburgers [more…]

M&M’s maker publishes science policy in bid to boost transparency

M&M’s maker publishes science policy in bid to boost transparency

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - M&M candies are on display at a store in suburban Chicago, Illinois April 28, 2008. REUTERS/Frank PolichNEW YORK (Reuters) - Mars Inc, [more…]

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The company logo of China Oil and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) is seen at its headquarters in Beijing, China, November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File [more…]

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Three years too short to replace glyphosate, French farmers say

Published 01/12/2017

French farmer Marc Leprince pulls up a dead weed in an alfalfa field non-treated with weedkillers during an interview with Reuters in Greneville-en-Beauce, France, November [more…]

India gives ‘king of sweets’ a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry

India gives ‘king of sweets’ a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry

Published 14/11/2017

India has awarded a "geographical indications" tag to rosogolla, the king of Indian sweets, after a years-long battle between two neighboring states over the ownership rights. [more…]

Death toll from Vietnam storm nears 50

Death toll from Vietnam storm nears 50

Published 06/11/2017

The death toll from the typhoon that struck Vietnam at the weekend has risen to at least 49, the government said on Monday. [more…]

Americans want required food labels even if they don`t read them

Americans want required food labels even if they don`t read them

Published 02/10/2017

A majority of Americans want the U.S. government to require nutrition labels on food packaging, including people who do not read them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released as the Trump administration delays tougher new requirements. [more…]

Amazon Prime customers get access to Brown Sugar movie service

Amazon Prime customers get access to Brown Sugar movie service

Published 06/09/2017

Amazon.com Inc's Prime customers will get access to the African-American movie-focused Brown Sugar service on Amazon Channels. [more…]