News tagged with supermarket shelves

BASF to restrict use of egg scandal pesticide

German chemical giant BASF said Thursday it would not reapply for EU authorisation for some uses of pesticide Fipronil, at the heart of a tainted egg scandal that has set member states at odds.

dateAug 10, 2017 in Other
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EU lawmakers back animal cloning ban

EU lawmakers on Wednesday backed a ban on cloning farm animals and products derived from them, citing deep public unease at the prospect they could make it onto supermarket shelves.

dateJun 17, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Lighting the way to the future

The highly inefficient incandescent light bulb is now a thing of the past, banned from European supermarket shelves in favour of more efficient lighting. The ban is part of the EU's strategy to reduce overall energy consumption ...

dateSep 03, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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A closer look at the consuming gaze

Rows of chip bags in a vending machine, endless bottles of shampoo on pharmacy shelves, long lines of books arranged in the bestsellers section at the bookstore. From supermarket shelves to barroom beer selection, long lines ...

dateJul 30, 2012 in Social Sciences
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