Convenience chain 7-Eleven has criticised a public health campaign telling Australians to re-think drinking frozen beverages like 7-Eleven’s Slurpee. Speaking out against LiveLighter’s campaign, which...

Feeding dairy cows microalgae may be the answer to adding more omega-3 to dairy products a PhD student has found. Bethan Till, who is undertaking a PhD at Harper Adams University in the UK, increased the...

The CSIRO has helped develop a new type of wheat that it says has 10 times the amount of fibre than regular wheat. Created in conjunction with other organisations, the wheat is high in a resistant starch...

Food companies have been both praised and condemned by Australian childhood health promotion group, Parents’ Voice. In announcing the winners of the group’s annual Fame and Shame Awards, Parents’...

Independent monitoring conducted by the National Heart Foundation has found the Health Star Rating System is increasingly popular with shoppers. The Heart Foundation found that more than three in five...

Cutting saturated fat in children’s diets reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood a New Zealand study has concluded. Published online by PLOS One Journal, the study conducted by University...

New research has suggested that fruit and vegetables are luxuries for young Aboriginal children in remote locations of Australia with a third missing out on such foods. The study, published in Volume 74...

Australia’s 2017-2021 food regulation priorities has been announced. The Australian food regulators priorities for 2017-2021 include: Reducing foodborne illness, particularly related to Campylobacter...

The CSIRO has turned to gamification to help make eating vegetables appealing. Utilising technology, CSIRO scientists have created an app which challenges users to eat three different vegetables at dinner...

A young Australian entrepreneur has won retailer support for his innovative new beverage. Some of Australia’s biggest retailers are being stocked with the new product, BODIE’z Protein Water. ‘BODIE’z...