Reprieve for curvy cucumbers and crooked carrots as EU bends rules – The Times

Posted November 12th, 2008 in EC law, food, news by sally

“Knobbly fruit and amusingly shaped vegetables, the staple diet of local newspapers, caption competitions and That’s Life!, are set to return to the shops in a reprieve from strict European Union laws. The regulations covering the size and shape of 26 types of fruit and vegetable are expected to be abolished today by EU agriculture officials in a move that should make food cheaper and more fun.”

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The Times, 12th November 2008