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Venezuela seizes US factory after closure due to lack of raw materials

Venezuela’s government has seized a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corporation after the US personal care giant said it was halting production as it was unable to obtain raw…

Venezuela’s government has seized a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corporation after the US personal care giant said it was halting production as it was unable to obtain raw…

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Venezuelans rush into Colombia seeking food and medicine

During a brief border opening tens of thousands of Venezuelans flooded into neighbouring Colombia to buy food and medicine not available in their economically troubled country.

During a brief border opening tens of thousands of Venezuelans flooded into neighbouring Colombia to buy food and medicine not available in their economically troubled country.

Europe

MEPs call for restrictions on weed-killing substance

MEPs have voted to renew the licence for glyphosate – a chemical widely used in popular weed-killing products – but only for an additional seven

MEPs have voted to renew the licence for glyphosate – a chemical widely used in popular weed-killing products – but only for an additional seven

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Who pays the most for their meat in Europe?

Farmers have put the spotlight on meat prices in France over the past week by blockading roads and supermarkets and stopping imports at the

Farmers have put the spotlight on meat prices in France over the past week by blockading roads and supermarkets and stopping imports at the

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Drought- suffering California in Nestle protest

Protesters in Los Angeles have demanded the company Nestle stop its water bottling operations. California is suffering its fourth year of a serious

Protesters in Los Angeles have demanded the company Nestle stop its water bottling operations. California is suffering its fourth year of a serious

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Food basket attack with olive oil and chocolate in the firing line

This week we have decided to focus on food glorious food. It seems likely that we will have to pay more for some of our favourite treats and staples

This week we have decided to focus on food glorious food. It seems likely that we will have to pay more for some of our favourite treats and staples

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Willy Wonka worried as world faces chocolate shortage

Leading confectioners have warned the world may be running out of chocolate as global demand continues to outpace production. The problem is the

Leading confectioners have warned the world may be running out of chocolate as global demand continues to outpace production. The problem is the

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UN promotes family-run farms on World Food Day

October 16 is World Food Day with events taking place across the globe to focus on the importance of the family farm in ending hunger and

October 16 is World Food Day with events taking place across the globe to focus on the importance of the family farm in ending hunger and

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McDonald's stops nugget sales in Hong Kong following food scare

Fast food giant McDonald’s has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and other products in Hong Kong. It was taken off the menu after the restaurant

Fast food giant McDonald’s has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and other products in Hong Kong. It was taken off the menu after the restaurant

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Gaza shortages: food, water, electricity.

British charity Oxfam says water and food supplies in the besieged Gaza Strip are dangerously low. Gaza’s water infrastructure has been damaged by

British charity Oxfam says water and food supplies in the besieged Gaza Strip are dangerously low. Gaza’s water infrastructure has been damaged by