A pair of US professors in food science and nutrition have warned consumers may not realise the possible harm in demanding ‘clean label’ foods. In recent years, “clean labelling” has established...

Fewer Australians concerned with cholesterol, Roy Morgan Research Australians are today less concerned with their cholesterol levels and more likely to try to eat less fat and additives, according to findings...

In a first for Australian supermarkets, Woolworths has announced that over 70 lines of its in-store baked bread will be produced free from artificial colours, flavours, emulsifiers and preservatives to...

Interest in ‘clean-label’ natural and additive-/preservative-free snack products, as well as the popularity of gluten-free snack products,  is rising globally, according to latest figures released...

US beverage giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Inc. are adjusting the formula of their caramel colour following health concerns about the use of the additive 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI). Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo...

A Sydney butcher who used illegal additives to make meat appear more appealing has been fined over A$9,000 by the Chief Industrial Magistrates Court, relating to four offences under the New South Wales...

Australian bakery chain, Brumby’s Bakery, has fired a pot shot at Australia’s largest bread manufacturer Goodman Fielder in response to recent reports that Goodman Fielder is considering extending...

Europe’s food safety watchdog has revised its Acceptable Daily Intakes (ADIs) for a group of caramel colours used in food production.The European Food Safety Authority’s panel on food additives...

Discount grocer Aldi has announced it will reformulate all its private label food items to remove the six food colours which were linked to hyperactivity in children by a UK study in 2007. The six colours,...

An investigation by a leading consumer group into supermarket cakes has discovered some contain more than 20 additives, including those used to prolong shelf life or cover up cheaper ingredients. Of the...