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Fast Food Chain Sued for Meth Milkshake

A man in the US is suing fast food chain In-N-Out Burger after he allegedly found methamphetamine capsules in the bottom of a takeaway milkshake.

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Lolly Lovers Outraged at Allen’s

No more green frogs? No more spearmint leaves?! Bad news this week for lolly lovers with Allen’s Lollies announcing that the company are stopping production of two iconic varieties.

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Noodle Ban Set to Cost Maggi $250 Million

The current bans on Maggi instant noodle products in India are estimated to cost the company more than $250 million in product losses and brand damage.

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Parents Told to Stop Poisoning Children With Cancer Causing Foods

The NHS has called for parents to stop ‘poisoning’ their children with sugary foods and drinks in an effort to reduce the number of obese people estimated to need health care in Britain rises.

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Calls for Cancer Warning Labels on High Risk Foods

Should warning labels be compulsory on foods and drinks that have a higher risk of causing cancer? Considering the huge number of people affected by the terrible disease, some experts are saying yes.

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US Food Safety Takes a Catastrophe to Change

According to recent history it takes a catastrophe to bring about change to food safety legislation in the US. Experts say current progress towards better national food safety is not being made fast enough and one has even claimed, ‘we need bodies in the streets before we get it.’

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Hundreds of Macca’s Stores Not Lovin it

350 McDonald’s restaurants across the US and Asia are set to close their doors following reports of a further drop in sales and more food safety scandals.

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We’re Lovin’ It – McDonalds Aim for antibiotic-free chicken within two years

After a bad rap of late, McDonalds have announced that they will begin phasing out the use of antibiotics in their chicken products over the next two years.

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Would Plain Packaging Help Fight the Childhood Obesity Crisis in Australia?

A global approach is being taken to restrict marketing of junk foods to children. Would plain packaging of these foods, similar to that which has been implemented for tobacco here in Australia, help to combat the childhood obesity problem?

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Junk Food Brands Target Kids on Social Media

Popular junk food brands have begun to find new ways of avoiding television advertising restrictions in Australia by promoting unhealthy foods through social media networks.

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