EFFORTS to reduce the dietary demon sugar are starting to resemble those marshalled against nicotine and cigarettes as the federal government calls for input on labelling options for packaged food and...

The nutritional values of thousands of foods sold in the US is now easily accessible through an online database launched by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Branded Food Product...

Lion has announced that it will be adding nutrition information panels to bottles and cartons across its entire Australian beer portfolio from August 2015. Lion has said that the decision was spurred...

Global research and consulting firm, Technomic, has found that US consumers are in strong favour of more nutritional disclosure in restaurants, with strong demand for listing of calories and sodium content. Technomic...

Consumers are increasingly turning to the internet for information about food products, but a report released today says that traditional printed information is still more trusted than online sources,...

A new report just released by Nielsen, a global information and measurement company, claims that Australians generally support requirements for fast food restaurants to display nutritional information.  The...

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...

SA Health Minister John Hill has announced moves to require all major fast food retailers in South Australia to display kilojoule information on their menu boards, websites, leaflets and menus. The new...

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...

Queensland Deputy Premier and Minister for Health Paul Lucas tabled an agenda paper at a Ministerial Meeting in Adelaide on Friday, calling for a nationally consistent plan for reducing intakes of energy,...