Research released by the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has revealed that the number of Australian consumers using the new Daily Intake Guide when making purchase decisions has risen significantly. The...

France has ended a twelve year ban on the sale of the Red Bull energy drink in its original formula. Until now, the Austrian company was required to sell the drink in France without Taurine, one of the...

The global store shelf will soon offer American consumers foods that move beyond addressing health concerns to those which improve their mood, firm their skin and sharpen their intelligence. According...

Consumers are demanding clearer labelling of key information, including that of country of origin, and are even willing to pay more to get it, according to research by Deloitte. Consumers are aware that...

Food outlets, local governments and other interested parties are being invited to take part in an extensive review of Victoria’s Food Act. The Food Act 1984 regulates the sale of food in Victoria,...

The humble tomato could be a suitable carrier for an oral vaccine against Alzheimer’s disease, according to HyunSoon Kim from the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB)...

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called for stronger partnerships between Government and the food services industry to help enable consumers to make healthier choices when eating out of the home. A...

Scientists have found that the compound resveratrol, found naturally in foods like grapes and nuts, slows age-related deterioration and functional decline of mice on a standard diet, but does not increase...

The favourite snacks of children remain confectionery and potato chips but a new survey reports that healthier snacking options are beginning to tried by young children. The survey required children to...

With Australia now credited with the worst obesity epidemic in the world, a number of policy changes have been mooted. Health Minister Nicola Roxon said last week that the Federal Government considered...