The industry body that represents broadacre growers of grains, pulses and oilseeds, Grain Producers Australia (GPA) applied on 1 November, 2016 to the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority...

An investigation by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRAC) has concluded drinking very hot beverages probably causes cancer of the oesophagus in...

A new World Health Organisation (WHO) report is predicting that the global number of obese children could rise from 41 million to 70 million over the next decade unless governments intervene.   The...

Management Digest   Australia and New Zealand have introduced an easy to understand front-of-pack Health Star Rating system. A key question is whether children understand the system and whether it...

A new study reveals that drinking low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail may help lower the risk of chronic diseases that rank among the leading causes of death worldwide, including heart disease, diabetes...

A new study reported by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has found increased supply to be the main cause behind global obesity problems. In a report just published in the July 2015 Bulletin of WHO,...

World Health Day 2015 focuses on food safety The World Health Organisation (WHO) has dedicated World Health Day 2015, which it is celebrating today, 7 April 2015, to highlighting the challenges and opportunities...

WHO sugar intake recommendations provoke debate The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published a new guideline recommending that adults and children reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less...

WHO is proposing to reduce sugar intake guidelines by half The World Health Organisation (WHO) has begun public consultation on its draft guidelines on sugar intake, which recommends that sugars should...

Cutting salt could prevent 5,800 heart attacks Cutting Australia’s salt intake could prevent an estimated 5,800 heart attacks, the National Heart Foundation of Australia has said. The Heart Foundation...