New South Wales Premier Kristina Kenneally yesterday announced that menus for fast-food outlets across NSW will be required to display kilojoule information on their printed and menu boards, as of February...

A leading US health body, the Institute of Medicine, yesterday called for front-of-pack labelling focussing on saturated fat, trans fat, sodium and total caloric information.A report by the Institute of...

Diet and exercise have long been the top two elements of effective weight loss. Now add a third: reading the labels on packaged foods. Washington State University Economist Bidisha Mandal has found that...

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally yesterday convened the NSW Government’s fast food forum, which includes key policy makers, health representatives, consumer advocates, and fast food producers, manufacturers...

Victorian fast-food and chain food businesses will be required to put nutritional information on their menus by 2012. Premier John Brumby today announced that all food businesses with 50 or more Victorian...

American food advertising shows grossly distorted nutritional patterns, according to a study by the Armstrong Atlantic State University. Researchers documented food advertisiments on primetime and Saturday-morning...

Kellogg has agreed to pull a health claim it made on Rice Krispies in the US, the country’s advertising watchdog said yesterday.The cereal giant had advertised its Rice Krispies brand as helping...

The NSW Government has announced its support for a national requirement for fast-food chains to publish detailed nutritional information on their products as part of their menus. Under the proposed plan,...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand has called for tenders for two major programs this month. The government standards organisation is calling for an outside contractor to assist with filling the gaps...

Campbell Soup Company has outlined their innovations for the year ahead, including a Chunky line overhaul, while reiterating plans to grow via emerging markets at an investor meeting overnight. Craig Owens,...