You go to the supermarket clutching your cotton reusable produce bag to buy some apples
Immediate eco dilemma. Can’t buy British because they are all bagged up in plastic bags. So I have to buy French apples.
Not happy – even less so when I realise that every single frickin apple has a plastic sticker on.
Apples with stickers …..why? Apparently they need to be tracked! Don’t they come packed in boxes? With labels on?
Well I might look back to these as the good old days.
The European Union approved new regulations that means food products can now have labels lasered onto the skin using iron oxides and hydroxides. Previously, the chemicals were not allowed under European law.
According to the Grocer, supporters of the measure praise its efficiency. According to the Telegraph, consumers may not respond well.
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