Strawberries contaminated with needles has got people worried in Australia

Needles found in strawberries have prompted chaos in Australia.Image: Getty Images/Dorling Kindersley Someone keeps messing with the strawberries in Australia. A bunch of contamination incidents involving sewing needles found in strawberries and in other fruit has resulted in panic among authorities and the public. SEE ALSO: $40,000 worth of rare,…

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50 Facts About Love That Will Seriously Make Your Heart Smile

January Nelson Updated September 22, 2018 0 Did you know that love actually is blind? And that men are more likely to say “I love you” before their female partner does? Neither did we, until we started researching the wonderful and mysterious world of falling in love and having feelings…

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Probiotic milk drink Yakult is reaping the spoils of this Netflix film

Product placement is everything in a Netflix film.Image: netflix Yakult is having a moment thanks to Netflix’s delightful teen rom-com To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. The Japanese probiotic dairy product makes a screen cameo when our heroine Lara Jean Song Covey’s sister Kitty offers dreamboat Peter Kavinsky what…

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The best way to save the planet? Drop meat and dairy | George Monbiot

Farming livestock for food threatens all life on earth, and free-range steak is the worst of all, writes Guardian columnist George Monbiot Whether human beings survive this century and the next, whether other lifeforms can live alongside us: more than anything, this depends on the way we eat. We can…

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China Just Handed the World a 111-Million-Ton Trash Problem

Few people consider used plastic to be a valuable global commodity. Yet China has imported 106 million tons of old bags, bottles, wrappers and containers worth $57.6 billion since 1992, the first year it disclosed data. So when the country announced last year that it finally had enough of everybody else's junk, governments the world…

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Chilean villagers claim British appetite for avocados is draining region dry

UK demand for fruit increased by 27% last year alone, prompting accusations that growers are illegally diverting rivers and leaving locals without water British supermarkets are selling thousands of tonnes of avocados produced in a Chilean region where villagers claim vast amounts of water are being diverted, resulting in a…

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