We're still throwing away too much food

We're still throwing away too much food

Oct. 20, 2020, 8:41 a.m.
We’re still throwing away far too much food. A survey by the Geneva waste management service shows a fifth of w...
Doctors say nutritional supplements may help in covid fight

Doctors say nutritional supplements may help in covid fight

Oct. 12, 2020, 6:57 a.m.
A group of Swiss doctors say everyone should be taking nutritional supplements containing vitamins C and D, zinc, sel...
Almost half of all food trucks fail health inspection

Almost half of all food trucks fail health inspection

June 23, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Nearly half of all food trucks last summer failed cantonal health checks. 
Restaurants add 'hygiene surcharge' to price of meal

Restaurants add 'hygiene surcharge' to price of meal

May 29, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
Some restaurants are charging a so-called ‘hygiene surcharge’ on food and drink. 
Lockdown-easing plan leaves many confused and service industry disappointed

Lockdown-easing plan leaves many confused and service industry disappointed

April 20, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
After last Thursday’s lockdown easing announcement - the food and beverage industry was particularly disappoint...
Some food markets to reopen in move to restore equality

Some food markets to reopen in move to restore equality

April 15, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
Some markets in French-speaking Switzerland are reopening to customers this week in an effort to provide consumers wi...
Tinned food and disinfectant sales soar

Tinned food and disinfectant sales soar

Feb. 27, 2020, 10:56 a.m.
Demand for tinned goods, pasta and disinfectant is reported high across the country. 
Geneva health committee to vote on restricting sugar in food

Geneva health committee to vote on restricting sugar in food

Feb. 25, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
The Geneva cantonal health committee has voted to bring in restrictions on the amount of sugar added into food &ndash...
Food waste majorly contributes to climate change

Food waste majorly contributes to climate change

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
Not only is wasting food morally wrong – its also a major driver of climate change.
Zurich women recreate Simpsons episode

Zurich women recreate Simpsons episode

Aug. 29, 2019, 5:42 a.m.
It’s a work of genius – that’s how one You Tube viewer reacted when they saw a video made by two Zu...
Farmers responsible for biggest food waste

Farmers responsible for biggest food waste

April 30, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
New figures show we’re throwing out around a million tonnes of food every year – and about half of that c...
Uber Eats Geneva launch fought by labour unions

Uber Eats Geneva launch fought by labour unions

Nov. 15, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
Labour unions in Geneva are fighting the launch of Uber Eats.
Nestlé accused of aiding and abetting slavery

Nestlé accused of aiding and abetting slavery

Oct. 26, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
A child slavery lawsuit against the Swiss food company Nestlé has been resurrected by a California appeals cou...
Listeria outbreak takes two lives

Listeria outbreak takes two lives

Oct. 24, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Two are dead after the recent listeria outbreak.
Not enough army cooks

Not enough army cooks

Sept. 27, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
The army doesn’t have enough cooks – and if the old maxim of an army marches on its stomach is true &ndas...
Food dominates this weekend's votes

Food dominates this weekend's votes

Sept. 21, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Citizens go to the polls this weekend for a series of federal and cantonal votes.
Retailers say vote could lead to higher food prices

Retailers say vote could lead to higher food prices

Sept. 4, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Later this month, voters will be asked if they want all food to be sold in Switzerland to be farmed organically and s...
Food truck found after Facebook posting

Food truck found after Facebook posting

Aug. 27, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
A food truck owner in Vaud got his stolen trailer back after a plea on Facebook.
Lidl recalls chopped tomatoes

Lidl recalls chopped tomatoes

Aug. 3, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
The supermarket Lidl is recalling thousands of cans of chopped tomatoes as they may contain plastic.
Plentiful harvest leads to waste

Plentiful harvest leads to waste

July 20, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Tonnes of vegetables thrown away due to over-productive harvests
Three dogs killed by razor blades hidden in meat

Three dogs killed by razor blades hidden in meat

Feb. 19, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Three dogs have died after eating meat which had razor blades mixed in with the food. The owner Daniela Meyer from Ro...
Government allows more apple imports

Government allows more apple imports

Feb. 15, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The Federal Agriculture Office is making sure we won’t run out of apples. Frosts in April last year means the h...
No evidence of dog poisoning in Geneva

No evidence of dog poisoning in Geneva

Dec. 1, 2017, 5:31 a.m.
Reports of dogs being poisoned in Geneva parks seem to have no basis in fact.
Trend of feeding dog raw meat could spread salmonella

Trend of feeding dog raw meat could spread salmonella

Oct. 31, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
The trend of dog owners feeding their pets’ raw meat could be spreading salmonella to humans.
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