What's behind Iran's latest decision to ban pistachio exports? Kamran Dadkhah, an economist at Northeastern University, says the temporary ban is a government effort to bring down the high price of pistachios in Iran's deflationary economy.
Europe's horsemeat scandal grows by the day, with leaders there now calling for a second emergency food summit. Horsemeat has now been found in frozen lasagnas and other products supposedly containing beef in England, Ireland, France and Sweden.
The discovery of horsemeat in European beef products is threatening consumer confidence in the food industry. Consumers are upset that they've been tricked into eating horsemeat which they thought was beef.
Latvia is on the path to adopt the euro starting in January 2014. Trouble is, most Latvians don't share their government's enthusiasm and they don't want to give up their own money; the lat. Gederts Gelzis reports from Riga, Latvia.
After rumors circulated this week about a advertising campaign warning Romanians and Bulgarians not to come to England, Romanians have just unveiled their own cheeky ads about how life is better right where they are.