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Thousands of tonnes of apparently fresh poultry meat sold in supermarkets and catering outlets is imported and often months old.
An official definition of the term “fresh”, as used on food labels, is being drawn up amid concerns that consumers are buying meat that is much older than it seems to be.
Originally posted by fiftyfifty
I recently discovered that 'fresh' bananas are also often months old. They can be frozen and stored for as long as 6 months. This has put me off bananas and who knows what else is kept this way before sold to us as 'fresh produce'
There is a surprising association between chocolate and child labor in the Cote d'Ivoire. Young boys whose ages range from 12 to 16 have been sold into slave labor and are forced to work in cocoa farms in order to harvest the beans, from which chocolate is made, under inhumane conditions and extreme abuse.
The sad truth about most chocolate products, as reported by reliable news sources and NGOs.