The European Commission (EC) has updated its regulations for foods designed to help consumers lower cholesterol, introducing mandatory labelling that make it clear that these kinds of foods are not intended...

Australian government agency Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has assessed two new applications to change the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. One application is to allow irradiation...

Research by some Canadians published this week by the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that when it comes to lowering LDL levels (the so-called ‘bad cholesterol’), what you eat...

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,...