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HOW long now until sugary drinks carry the sort of gruesome medical images used on cigarette packets warning smokers of the damage to their health? This week sugar and sugary drinks’ seemingly inexorable...

CAUTION is being urged about the findings of a French study that found those who ate more organic produce, dairy, meat and other products had 25 per cent fewer cancer diagnoses over all, especially lymphoma...

IN the same way many household appliances are rated for their energy efficiency, food will have mandatory eco-labelling to allow consumers an environmentally friendly choice under a plan by a University...

NEWS the diva of dumplings is gracing this year’s Taste of Tasmania confirms Hobart’s annual New Year-period food and wine festival is transformed from being a dag to a darling of Australia’s food...

WOOLWORTHS is putting its money where our mouths are, investing $30 million to drive supply chain innovation in the organic produce mega-trend. The supermarket today launched its Woolworths Organic Growth...

AUSTRALIA’s pet food industry would be forced to obey mandatory labelling and testing standards if a Senate committee gets the federal government to roll over. The upper house’s regional affairs...

THERE is no reliable labelling system protecting consumers with food allergy from anaphylaxis, say Australian medical experts calling for government intervention on food labelling to help save lives. The...

THE winners have been announced in an annual healthy food awards event, aiming to cut through the labelling and marketing tricks that can obscure for time-poor shoppers the best products to buy for nutrition,...

PREGNANCY warning labels will be mandatory on alcohol products under a deal agreed by Australian and New Zealand ministers last week. The alcohol industry has applied pregnancy warning labels on a voluntary...

GOING vegetarian won’t save the planet from catastrophic climate change but reducing greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production is a bankable marketing angle for plant-based foods, and just another...