News Limited has offered its perspective on debate over its decision not to include marketing material from Australian entrepreneur Dick Smith in its papers.
It’s a well known fact that Americans like their deep fried food; in fact, if this year’s state fairs are anything to go by, they will pretty much deep fry anything.
Genetically modified (GM) food is a controversial issue that is set to become an electoral one in the US, with one state set to vote on the practise.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council has formed an alliance of Australian breakfast cereal manufacturers to develop health and nutrition changes for the industry.
Ingredient maker Kerry is closing its manufacturing plant in Melbourne, leaving up to 100 employees out of work.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has banned the sale, supply and use of DMAA, an ingredient used in some sports supplements.
A popular Nestlé baby formula will undergo independent testing to determine if it is safe, after parents reported babies were becoming sick from consuming it.
Australia’s food health regulating body is calling for submissions on adopting the World Health Organisation (WHO) limits for chemicals in packaged water.
Chile has followed in the footsteps of Australian fast food retailers by removing the toys from children’s meals.
Not so long ago, things were looking good. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) had announced on the 5th of July that the FAO food price index had been falling for the third consecutive month and that in May of this year the index had been at its lowest since September 2010. But the optimism may be short-lived.
A new compound that leads to weight loss in obese mice could help in the development of a new class of anti-obesity drugs for humans, scientists say – though this could take many years.
Food that comes out of a printer, giant skyscraper farms to meet the increased world food demand, drinks made of urine and jelly made out of humans.
Nestlé has officially confirmed it is involving communities in the Ivory Coast in a new effort to reduce child labour, following a Fair Labor Association (FLA) report from November 2011.
The world of confectionary is filled with fun and excitement, shiny packaging and bright colours. But there’a also a lot of serious work going on in the industry.
The impact of sugar on our health and weight has become more commonly known in recent times, and soon thousands of Aussies will start on the challenge to eliminate sugar from their diet for 50 days.
In Australia today, around two-thirds of adults and a quarter of children are overweight or obese. This is a dramatic change from the landscape just 30 years ago when we first collected national data on weight and height.
Fast-food chain Subway has been forced to rename its Chicken Fillet, after the Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) found it to be misleading, because it is not in fact a chicken fillet, but rather processed meat.
There is a persistent belief that drinking coffee is bad for you. Some alternative medicine systems eschew all coffee drinking (but are enthusiastic about coffee enemas).
Valvorp Fine Foods has recalled its 1963 Drinking Chocolate nationally, after failing to declare the product contained milk.
A scientist has found a way to reduce packaging waste that creates millions of tonnes of landfill every year: eat the packaging.