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Russians have appetite for healthy and nutritious 'proper' food

Study shows Russians are hungry for health foods, but find them hard to access easily iStock

Researchers in St Petersburg say the majority of Russians see a ‘proper meal’ primarily in terms of health and nutrition, but do not have regular access to it.

Parliament failed to reach the required majority, leaving the decision in the hands of the commission  ©iStock

MEPs oppose GM approvals but Commission will have the final say

Placing free vegetables for snacking in public places can nearly double a person's daily veg intake ©iStock

Office veggies: Placing vegetables in public areas raises consumption by almost double, finds study

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EU okays organic imports from Norway and Iceland

Europeans were deceived by products containing undeclared horse meat in 2013 © iStock/Richard Pinder

Protecting consumers from deception: EU Parliament backs tough food inspection regulations

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Medicinal spices and fruity vinegar: Predicting Europe’s future flavour behaviour

When the efficiency of farms is measured by yield, organic methods have been shown in numerous studies to underperform by around 19 – 25%. For some crops this figure can rise to as high as 30 or 40%. ©iStock

Organic is a single part of a sustainable food system, and only works in certain contexts: study

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From marketing to taste: How virtual reality will change the food industry

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Organic Trade Board unveils its €10 million plan for sector regrowth

Europeans consume dozens of pesticides a day ©iStock

Campaigners launch fresh attack on pesticide mixtures in EU food

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