France bans disposable packaging, utensils in fast-food restaurants

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Levallois-Perret (France) (AFP) – Fast-food eateries in France will soon no longer be able to use disposable containers, plates, cups and tableware for clients eating in, the latest measure from a 2020 law to combat waste and encourage recycling.

Restaurants have

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Global inflation, trade bans send food ever higher

As inflation surges around the world, politicians are scrambling for ways to keep food affordable as people increasingly protest the soaring cost of living.

One knee-jerk response has been food export bans aimed at protecting domestic prices and supplies as a growing number of governments in developing nations try to

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Indonesia bans palm oil exports as global food inflation spikes

  • Ban ‘totally unexpected’ – India trade group
  • U.S. urges cooperation rather than export bans
  • Indonesian govt under pressure to control cooking oil prices
  • Global prices at records this year after Indonesian curbs
  • Edible oils markets roiled by Ukraine conflict; few replacements

JAKARTA, April 22 (Reuters) – Indonesia, the world’s top

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