EU rediscovers taste for bendy cucumbers

They must also be longer than 14 cm

It's official: European diktats on the size and shape of fruit and vegetables are bananas.(Snip)

Bananas must be bent – in Euro-speak, “the thickness of a transverse section of the fruit between the lateral faces and the middle, perpendicular to the longitudinal axis . . . must be at a minimum of 27mm”.



http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/new...cle4364217.ece