Australia’s National Heart Foundation has claimed a recent study published in the British Medical Journal is “misguided.” The Heart Foundation’s response is part of a broad backlash to the British...

Previous research which has promoted polyunsaturated vegetable fat such as margarine as a healthier alternative to butter has been quashed by a group of leading US scientists. The new research findings...

School parents in Stockholm, Sweden, have been reported to be angry after some schools banned butter from canteens “to adhere to Sweden’s National Food Agency guidelines.” The schools have said that...

A leading Australian nutrition scientist, Professor Andrew Sinclair from Deakin University, has called for mandatory labelling in Australia of trans fat in food products. His findings indicate that some...

Rumours were circulating over a potential takeover suitor bidding for shares in Goodman Fielder after almost 10 percent of the company changed hands late Monday 27 February 2012 with UBS picking up the...

With most people unable to get enough vitamin D from sunlight or foods, scientists are suggesting that a new vitamin D-fortified food — bread made with high-vitamin D yeast — could fill that...

A Heart Foundation investigation into margarine and butter has shown that butter has, on average, 20 times the trans fat levels of margarine. “This news will come as a big surprise to many people who...