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Germany has two more African swine fever case in farm pigs – ministry

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HAMBURG, July 3 (Reuters) – Two more case of African swine fever (ASF) have been confirmed in farm pigs in Germany, Germany’s federal agriculture ministry said. One was in the western state of Lower Saxony which was previously free of the disease and one in the eastern state of Brandenburg......

Philippines President Marcos vetoes economic zone bill championed by sister

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Newly-elected Philippines President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., the son and namesake of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, delivers a speech during the inauguration ceremony at the National Museum in Manila, Philippines, June 30, 2022. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MANILA, July 2 (Reuters) –......

Argentina trucker strike ends, boosting grains exports

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An agricultural worker operates a tractor with a seeder to sow wheat on farmland in Comodoro Py, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina June 21, 2022. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, June 30 (Reuters) – An Argentine truckers strike ended on......

U.S. July Fourth cookouts feel the heat of soaring food prices

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CHICAGO, June 30 (Reuters) – Summer cookouts are getting more expensive ahead of the U.S. Independence Day holiday, forcing Americans to make tough decisions about how they celebrate. Prices for barbecue items such as hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans and lemonade climbed 17% compared with a year ago,......

Unilever sells Ben & Jerry’s Israeli business to defuse BDS row

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JERUSALEM, June 29 (Reuters) – Unilever (ULVR.L) on Wednesday sold its Ben & Jerry’s ice cream business in Israel to its local licensee for an undisclosed sum, aiming to smooth over a potentially damaging diplomatic row over the company’s political stance. The deal comes after the U.S. ice cream brand......

Emerging markets face bleak outlook after stormy start to the year

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An electronic board showing the graph of the recent fluctuations of market indices is seen as a man works on the floor of Brazil’s B3 Stock Exchange in Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register War worries and rate......

S&P 500 limps to slightly lower close as quarter-end looms

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U.S. economy contracted in Q1; consumer spending revised lower General Mills rises as sales beat on higher prices Bed Bath & Beyond replaces CEO, shares tumble Dow up 0.27%, S&P down 0.07%, Nasdaq off 0.03% NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended a seesaw session slightly down......

U.S. FDA halts sales of Juul e-cigarettes in nicotine crackdown

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June 23 (Reuters) – The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday blocked Juul Labs Inc from selling its e-cigarettes in the United States, potentially dealing a fatal blow to the once high-flying San Francisco company. Following a nearly two-year-long review of scientific and public health data submitted by the company,......

Who’s top dog? Spain holds world contest

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LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – From small Dachshunds to huge Mastiffs, over 15,000 purebred dogs from dozens of countries barked and preened in Madrid on Thursday, vying for awards at the World Dog Show two years after the event was postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic. Giving Lola –......

European stocks bounce off lowest in more than a year after Powell remarks

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The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, June 21, 2022. REUTERS/Staff Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Wall Street turns positive, helping sentiment Oil majors slide as crude dives Defensives gain, capping losses ArcelorMittal, other steel makers fall......

Mekong villagers land heaviest ever freshwater fish

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June 20 (Reuters) – Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught what researchers say is the world’s biggest freshwater fish ever recorded, a stingray that weighed in at 300kg (661 lb) and took around a dozen men to haul to shore. Christened Boramy – meaning “full moon” in the......

Cape Verde budgets $85 million to cushion Ukraine war fallout

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Cape Verde’s Prime Minister Jose Ulisses Correia e Silva arrives for the first day of a European Union- African Union summit at the European Council building in Brussels, Belgium, February 17, 2022. John Thys/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PRAIA, June 20 (Reuters) –......

Primark to trial Click & Collect but online delivery still off the agenda

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The Primark logo can be seen on windows at Primark’s new Spanish flagship store in Madrid, Spain, October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Andrea Comas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register To trial Click & Collect on children’s products Primark sales up 81% in third quarter Parent AB Foods’ sales......

Countries weigh ‘unprecedented’ trade deal package at WTO talks

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Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at the opening ceremony of the 12th Ministerial Conference, at the World Trade Organization, in Geneva, Switzerland, June 12, 2022. Martial Trezzini/Pool via REUTERS/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GENEVA, June 17 (Reuters) – The World Trade......

Coke bottler Coca-Cola HBC depleting stock in Russia

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Coca-Cola bottles are seen on sale in central St. Petersburg, Russia, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, June 16 (Reuters) – Bottler Coca-Cola HBC AG (CCH.L) and its existing customers in Russia are “in the process of depleting stock,”......

France’s Cristal Union lures farmers to secure sugar beet supplies

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Granulated white sugar and sugar cubes are seen in this picture illustration taken December 16, 2018. REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, June 13 (Reuters) – French sugar and ethanol maker Cristal Union promised farmers high prices for their 2023 sugar beet harvest in......

Canada, in a world first, proposes health warnings on individual cigarettes

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Mock-ups of plain cigarette packaging are seen before the start of a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Wattie Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, June 10 (Reuters) – Canada is proposing that written health warnings be printed on individual cigarettes, the......

UK tobacco control review recommends raising age of sale each year

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LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) – A British government commissioned review into tobacco controls on Thursday recommended the legal age of sale for tobacco products in England be raised by one year every year until eventually no one can buy such products. The review, ordered by health minister Sajid Javid in......

Baby formula shortage could ease as Abbott reopens Michigan plant

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June 4 (Reuters) – Abbott Laboratories (ABT.N) said on Saturday that it has reopened its baby formula production plant in Sturgis, Michigan, taking a step toward alleviating an acute nationwide shortage that has sent parents scrambling for supplies. The company said it will begin production of EleCare and other specialty......

Brazil prosecutor probes death at BRF meat facility

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June 3 (Reuters) – A Brazilian labor prosecutor said on Friday that the death of a young man at a meat plant operated by BRF (BRFS3.SA) in the southern state of Parana is under investigation. “It is a tragedy, we are dealing with another death at a meat packing plant,”......

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