Health claims embraced by global dairy manufacturers Despite cutbacks in consumer expenditure and problems in some countries with regard to health claims legislation, interest in healthy options appears...

Farenheit60's Aspire product is one of the products the ASA has referred on to Trading Standards The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has stepped up action on ‘misleading’...

The FDA has approved the sweetener advantame for use in the US The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the new food additive, advantame, is safe for use as a general-purpose sweetener and...

The new Mother Revive 'morning occasion' energy drink Energy beverage manufacturer Mother Energy Drink has added a new variety to its portfolio, designed to be used as a ‘morning occasion beverage’. The...

Australian Health Survey results reveal Australians' eating habits In 2011-12, Australians aged 2 years and over consumed an estimated 3.1 kilograms of foods and beverages (including water) per day,...

A new petition calls for a ban on energy drinks being sold to children in Australia The Australian Parliament has received a petition calling for a ban on the sale of energy drinks to children under 18...

The new 'low kilojoule' Fanta Zero Orange Beverage brand Fanta, which is part of the Coca-Cola brand portfolio, has launched a ‘low kilojoule’ beverage product in Australia called Fanta...

The new Nestea Blackcurrant flavour Food and beverage manufacturing giant Nestle’s ice tea brand Nestea has launched a new blackcurrant variant in Australia. Coca-Cola, which distributes the brand in...

WHO is proposing to reduce sugar intake guidelines by half The World Health Organisation (WHO) has begun public consultation on its draft guidelines on sugar intake, which recommends that sugars should...

Whole Kids Fruity Water Organic Apple and Raspberry Australian organic snack company Whole Kids has launched a drink made from “pre-diluted organic fruit juice”. The Company claims that the...