fruit

Health

Fruit and Veg in Schools ‘Frequently Inedible,’ Report Finds

According to the Soil Association, produce provided for state primary school children is poor quality and high in pesticide residue.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.27.18
Vegan

Avocados Are Not Vegan, Argues BBC TV Show Host

Big if true.
Lauren Rothman
10.15.18
Drugs

Cops Find $18 Million of Cocaine Hidden in Bananas Donated to Texas Prison

C'mon, guys. At this point, putting cocaine in fruit is, like, the pumpkin spice of smuggling techniques.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.25.18
Brexit

Tory MP Tries to Make Pro-Brexit Argument Using Fruit, Fails

Another day, another tweet showing we all know nothing about Brexit.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
9.25.18
Drugs

Grocer Who Used Fruit and Veg Stall as Drug Front Must Pay Back £400,000

Cocaine was hidden in trucks transporting strawberries, cauliflower, and broccoli to the Covent Garden stall.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
9.24.18
fruit

An Exhaustive Investigation into Which Variety of Mango Is the Best

Alphonso or Chaunsa? Palmers from Brazil or Julies from Jamaica? I scoured the market stalls of Southall and Bradford to uncover which variety of mango reigns supreme.
Aina Khan
9.13.18
WTF

Nobody Can Figure Out Why This Orange Slice Turned Purple

This week, on Unsolved Mysteries of Sliced Fruit.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.10.18
WTF

'Pineapple Boobs' Are Allegedly the Hottest New Instagram Thing

A new trend to ruin your feed alongside all that avocado toast.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.7.18
Actually

Red Delicious Apples Can Rot In Hell

They've finally been dethroned as the nation's top-selling apple, because they're trash.
Hilary Pollack
8.29.18
Avocado

The Avocado Black Market Is So Bad in New Zealand That There Are Waiting Lists to Buy Trees

Earlier this year, the price of a single avocado in New Zealand peaked at NZ$7, or about £3.61.
Lauren Rothman
8.15.18
fruit

We Declare This Oddly Satisfying Banana Packaging a Blessed Image

PLEASE GIVE WHOEVER DESIGNED THIS AN AWARD.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.9.18
Avocado

PSA: The Word 'Avocado' Once Meant 'Ballsack'

Would you like some mashed testicles on your toast?
Jelisa Castrodale
6.20.18
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