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We have no bananas: visitors banned from bringing fresh food to immigration detention

We have no bananas: visitors banned from bringing fresh food to immigration detention

The Department of Immigration has declared war on fruits and vegetables, as visitors are no longer able to bring home-cooked meals or fresh produce to visit people in immigration detention. Freelance journalist Rebekah Holt reports.

Do you know how many food miles your vegies have travelled?

Do you know how many food miles your vegies have travelled?

Imagine if your supermarket receipts gave the details of your food miles as well as your change info. Would it make you stop and think about your purchases?

PHOTO GALLERY: Fruit loops of the vegie world

PHOTO GALLERY: Fruit loops of the vegie world

The most bizarre fruit and vegetable freaks of nature, like pears in the shapes of babies, watermelons with faces and, of course, lots of hilarious phallic shaped vegies.

Golden Circle finally falls to foreigners after B&B plunder

Golden Circle finally falls to foreigners after B&B plunder

Iconic Queensland pineapple cannery and fruit juicer Golden Circle is finally being sold to a food multinational -- Heinz, writes Michael Pascoe.

Don’t ban Shrek, ban Emily’s List

Don’t ban Shrek, ban Emily’s List

Labor leader Kevin Rudd seemed less than enthusiastic about his health spokesperson Nicola Roxon’s war on fast food ads when he spoke to the meeja yesterday