Mother's diet may be linked to preterm birth Pregnant women who eat a “prudent” diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains and who drink water have significantly reduced risk of preterm delivery,...

Asia’s rising stars challenging soft drinks leaders The three largest global soft drinks brands continue to be Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola and Sprite, but Chinese brand Kangshifu (Tingyi Holding Corp) is not...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has directed seven suppliers of bottled water to remove ‘organic’ claims from labelling and marketing material. An eighth supplier has withdrawn...

The University of Sydney will today launch a $20 million multidisciplinary research centre dedicated to tackling problems of food security and environmental challenges in Australia and the surrounding...

The Victorian Liberal Coalition Government is contributing $2 million towards Mars Australia’s new expansion of its large manufacturing facility in Ballarat. The Mars expansion, which will cost AU$52...

Nestle CEO Paul Bulcke has used his keynote speech at the ‘City Food Lecture’ in the United Kingdom to highlight the threat of water scarcity to the food industry. Citing figures from the United Nations...

Australia’s leading consumer group CHOICE has recently published a review of “enhanced” water products on the Australian market, pointing out that many Australian consumers would be better served...

 Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), the agency responsible for setting food safety standards, has this week approved a number of important variations to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards...

New American research published in the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) says that those exposed to pesticides are more likely to develop food allergies. The...

AUSVEG, the national peak industry body representing vegetable growers, is encouraging Australians to celebrate National Water Week this week by eating more fresh vegetables, based on scientific research...