There are several dairy products on the Australian market that are supplemented by phytosterols and marketed as cholesterol-lowering. Phytosterol esters are essentially fatty acids derived from plants,...

Milk that fights cholesterol absorbtion, from specially fed cows, is being developed by Victorian Government scientists, with the aim of eventual commercial availability. Victorian Minister for Agriculture...

Australia’s food safety regulator, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), has today announced a number of proposed changes to current food laws and is welcoming the views of any individual...

Kraft Australia has requested approval from Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to use phytosterol esters in their low-fat cream cheeses and low-fat processed cheeses. Phytosterol esters, commonly...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) – an independent government agency responsible for setting food regulations – today invited public comment on a request to approve the use of phytosterols,...