Government seeking to ‘simplify’ Australia’s food nutrition labels Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is seeking comments on a recommendation to change the way that nutrition information...

Australian and New Zealand ministers today put nutrition and preventative health at the heart of a plan to reform laws on packaged food and drink product labelling in Australia. Ministers met in Melbourne...

The Federal Government has announced today that it does not support the Traffic Light labelling system previously recommended by the Blewett Report. However, it does support the report’s recommendation...

Differences in recommended serving sizes on like-for-like Australian food products are making it “near impossible” for shoppers to compare the nutritional content of the products, according to new...

The Centre for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a US-based nonprofit consumer group, has urged the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to revise its current serve-size mandatory regulations.  The...

British Medical Journal website reports a new study has found one in six fast food customers in New York City have used calorie information and, on average, bought food with lower calories since the 2008...

Health food and breakfast cereal giant Sanitarium has announced its own traffic light labelling system, the Healthy Eating System, which it says goes beyond basic traffic light labels to include highlights...

The health implications of caffeinated energy drinks, improvement of public awareness of the nutrition content of take away food and recent international developments and efforts made by Australian and...