Small farmers are angry with the big grocery chains. They say that they're being paid too little for their produce - not even enough to live on, even though consumers are willing to pay high prices for produce.
The September scandal forced many Australian supermarkets to pull all strawberries from their shelves, with many farmers dumping tons of the fruit. Police didn't reveal the motives behind the woman's alleged involvement.
Every year in Germany 45 million male chicks are shredded or gassed to death because they don't produce eggs. Now eggs produced using a new method that isn't so brutal are in supermarkets.
The Environment Ministry has announced a spate of new regulations on the use of herbicides and pesticides. The tougher policy aims for a staged exit from the use of weed killer glyphosate and similar products.
Thousands of suppliers to UK supermarkets are at risk of going bust due to intense pressure to keep food prices low. Retailers are battling inflationary pressures, partly as a result of a weak pound, ahead of Brexit.
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