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I-Wonder: Do Vegetables Really Exist?
Offbeat  (tags: Food, vegetables, Fruit, Categorised, Botanically )

- 1366 days ago -
You might think the answer is obvious, but itâEUR(TM)s anything but, Name a vegetable. ItâEUR(TM)s easy right? Sweet potatoes and carrots are vegetables, obviously. Onions perhaps? But what about lettuce, for example?
I-Wonder: Are You Making the Most of British Fruit?
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Fruit, British )

- 1546 days ago -
ThereâEUR(TM)s nothing quite like the first British-grown strawberry of the year. Sweet and fragrant, it marks the beginning of a fruitful few months for British produce.
US Panel Backs Low-Meat Diet for Helping Planet
Offbeat  (tags: food, meat, diet, fruit, USA )

- 1577 days ago -
Americans should eat a diet higher in plants, fruits and grains because it is healthier and has a lower environmental impact, a US panel has said.
Update: Baby Orangutan Tastes Fruit for First Time After Being Rescued From Cruel Owner Who Kept Him Caged in Chicken Coop
Offbeat  (tags: Baby, Orangutan, fruit, chicken coop )

- 1598 days ago -
A baby orangutan finally has the strength to sit up and feed himself fruit after being caged in a chicken coop and fed only condensed milk for most of his short life.
For The First Time Ever, A Commercial About Fruit Will Air During The Super Bowl (Congrats, Avocado!)
Offbeat  (tags: super bowl, guacamole, commercial, fruit, avocado )

- 1600 days ago -
A Super Bowl party without guacamole is like a game of football without the pigskin: Hopeless. The amount of guacamole served on this year's Super Bowl Sunday could fill an entire football field -- and pile upwards of 40 feet high.
Tomato Myths Still Sow Many Seeds Of Confusion
Offbeat  (tags: tomato, myths, idintity crisis, fruit, vegetable, misconceptions, tariffs, U.S. Supreme Court, freshly picked, Heirloom Tomato Festival, interesting, nutrition, food )

- 2860 days ago -
There's the whole identity crisis thing - is it a fruit or a vegetable? And don't get us started on the tuh-MAY-to, tuh-MAH-to thing. It's enough to drive enyone ba-NAY-nas.
Why Foxes -and Other Carnivores - Love Fruit
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, carnivores, fruit )

- 3285 days ago -
Anecdotal evidence that carnivores eat fruit has been backed up by new research. Scientists at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) have shown that meat-eating animals such as foxes and martens play an important role in helping fruiting plants
25 Pounds of Pot in Fruit Crate at Texas Prison
Offbeat  (tags: inmates, marijuana, fruit, humor, bizarre, unusual, odd, interesting )

- 3504 days ago -
EDINBURG, Texas -- A police department's gift of fruit to a Texas prison turned out to contain 25 pounds of marijuana

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