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Farm subsidies: Payment to billionaire prince sparks anger – BBC News

A compromised reform process – the so-called “greening” of the Common Agricultural Policy – resulted in farmers mostly being paid depending on how much land ...

Should I worry about chromium-6 in my drinking water?

(CNN)The Environmental Working Group reported Tuesday that dangerous levels of chromium-6 contaminate tap water consumed by millions of Americans. This is the carcinogenic chemical ...

The red planet: China sends vines into space in quest for perfect wine

Cabernet sauvignon, merlot and pinot noir vines sent into orbit to develop strains that can survive countrys harsh climates In its bid to produce a world-beating wine, China has looked ...

How the sugar industry sweetened research in its favor

(CNN)Scientists began to uncover a link between sugar and heart disease about 60 years ago, and now, the general consensus among experts is that sugar intake is associated with heart ...

‘We felt cursed’: how altruistic surrogacy can give hope after years of heartbreak

Jessie Thomas says while she would recommend altruistic surrogacy to others, there should be room for some commercialisation of the industry Giving back is something Jessie and Marty ...

The uncannily real world of Japanese plastic fake food

(CNN)Some of the food in Japan is enjoyed when its ultra-fresh — premium sushi or sashimi has a eat-by date of minutes not days. Paradoxically, some of the best food in Japan ...

Coca-Cola ‘replenished’ all the water it uses to make soft drinks

Coca-Cola bottles move through the assembly line.Image: AFP/Getty Images Coca-Cola Company says it has fully “replenished” all the water it uses globally to make billions ...

Could this fruit solve an impending chocolate crisis?

(CNN)Chocolate lovers, your beloved snack may have just been saved by another sweet treat: mangoes. Scientists may have found a way to solve a potential impending shortage of ...

13 Things You Should Never, Ever Do In A Restaurant

As anyone who has ever worked in the service industry can tell you, a day of waiting tablescan either be be a fun and socialexperience or a soul-sucking nightmare. Back when I waitressed ...

Plastic microbeads expected to be banned by end of 2017 – BBC News

Environmentalists fear microbeads are building up in oceans across the world, potentially damaging wildlife and entering the food chain. A number of cosmetic companies have made ...

Oreo-maker Mondelz ends discussions of merger with Hershey

Mondelz CEO says there is no actionable path forward toward an agreement that would have created a global chocolate and snack powerhouse Oreo cookie-maker Mondelez ended to create ...
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