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Dylan Cox, 2, almost choked to death after being given a marshmallow.

Mum calls for marshmallow ban after 2yo chokes

Dylan Cox stopped breathing in a UK café after he was given a marshmallow.

Vegan versions of Cornetto ice creams will be coming to the UK in February.

Vegan Cornettos to hit UK shops

The dairy-free treats consist of soy ice cream in a gluten-free cone.

A pile of used coffee pods.

Opinion: Coffee pods are the absolute worst

Those insidious capsules suck out everything wholesome and delicious and good, writes Anna Bracewell-Worrall.

Young girl drinking glass of milk.

Most kids still drink full-fat milk - study

That's despite dietary guidelines that children over two should be given the low-fat variety.

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'Hope you choke on that lamb!' - Vegans attack Chris Pratt

The Jurassic World star is under fire for discussing his love of meat.

The Waimea dam, near Nelson.

Dams the answer to water shortage

New Zealand's domestic supply of fresh fruit and vegetables is under threat.

There are a number of small things that can severely impact how enjoyable restaurant dining can be.

The little things that infuriate restaurant diners

We can all relate.

Debbie Davis left a two-star review for the Oxton Bar and Kitchen in the UK.

Restaurant praised for 'perfect' response to complainer

The customer probably wasn't expecting this.

On Friday night, Bamboozle owner and chef Phillip Krall shared a photo of the restaurant's capacity crowd.

'Racist' menu restaurant boasts booming business

The Christchurch restaurant's owner has shared a photo of the restaurant's crowd.

Avocados have almost doubled in price since December 2016, according to new data released by Statistics NZ.

Avocados almost twice as expensive as last year

While butter, bread and chocolate are cheaper, fruit and vegetable prices have risen 4.5 percent.

Video of the fight shows the three men, one shirtless, trying to hit each other with makeshift weapons in the fresh produce aisle.

Supermarket brawl over cherries descends into chaos

The Melbourne fresh fruit fracas left a man in hospital.

Is reducetarianism the ethical answer?

The problem with Veganuary, meat-free Mondays and Dry July

These all-or-nothing movements are setting you up for failure, argues Maggie Wicks.

One drink bottle tested contained more than 140 times the bacteria of a dog bowl.

The nasty truth about your reusable water bottle

This may make you think twice before your next sip.

Investigations are still continuing into how the midnight blaze began.

Fire engulfs Christchurch gelatine factory

Investigations are still continuing into how the midnight blaze began.

Eco Stock founder Andrew Fisher has been recycling surplus food for 10 years.

Turning food waste to fuel

New Zealand's unwanted food could soon power cars.

Mochi are a new year's treat, but can cause suffocation.

Japan's killer rice cakes

The traditional new year treat takes several lives each year.

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Breakthrough could make bacon healthier for you

It's a New Year's miracle.

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Meet the man behind the Christmas beetroot

An auction for the singular beetroot has reached over $120.

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Green tea, turmeric and cocoa - which is best?

A nutritionist has analysed which superfood is best for your New Year's resolution.

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The Christmas leftovers you can freeze for later

Find out how to make the most of your Christmas dinner.