Food ministers sign off on new star labelling scheme The troubled Health Star Rating system for food labelling has been signed off by food and health ministers from the Australian Federal, State and Territory...

A new Agreement reached yesterday between food manufacturers, retailers and the Federal Government to reduce the levels of sodium in savoury crackers by set targets, has been welcomed by the Australian...

On 1 March 2012 the NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson launched a new education campaign which aims to encourage consumers to make informed choices about fast and ready-to-go food. Ms...

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...

A lack of motivation and attention of consumers prevents nutritional information on food labels from impacting positively on food choices, a European study has found. The study was part of the ‘Food...

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...

A new smartphone application with the controversial traffic light system has been launched by the Obesity Policy Coalition, which aims to reduce obesity levels in Australia. The Obesity Policy Coalition’s...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) and consumer advocacy group CHOICE continue to disagree over the choice of different front-of-pack methods for food product labels to display nutritional...

Woolworths has announced plans to add Daily Intake Guide information to the front of all of its private label foods Daily Intake Guide thumbnail labels already feature on more than 4000 supermarket products...