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Everybody eats - we have to, to survive. For some, food is a neccesity that is lacking. And for many, it's an irresistable passion. Here's DW content relating to the topic of food.
The Italian government has announced a controversial new decree that requires all pasta and rice packages sold in Italy to be labelled with the country of origin of the product inside. The agriculture ministry says the move to protect Italian farmers should be adopted by the entire EU. But as Megan Williams reports, foreign wheat and rice producers, local millers and pasta producers are worried.
From GMO crops to synthetically produced milk that eliminates animal welfare concerns, bio-hackers are reprogramming nature. Is synthetic biology the exciting scientific frontier that will ensure we can feed the planet? DW spoke to Swedish bio-hacker Hannes Sjoblad.
German researchers have come up with a clever way to use the sun's energy to keep milk cool. Dairy farmers in Tunisia and Kenya don't always have access to power from the grid - now, green tech could help them to preserve their produce and reduce waste.
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The Czech Agriculture Minister has called for pressure to be kept up on the European Commission to resolve the problem of dual-quality food. People in the former Eastern bloc have long complained that food sold in their countries is of inferior quality to identical products sold further west. Governments in the region are now upping the pressure on the EU to do something. Rob Cameron reports.