Food Nutrition

Food Safety and junk food advertising

Mars and PepsiCo Lead with Junk Food Advertising Breaches

According to the latest report on junk food advertising aimed at kids, Mars and PepsiCo are leading other global food companies like McDonalds and Coca Cola Amatil in the overall number of compliance breaches.

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Experts Warn: Dangers of Online Breast Milk Market

The online breast milk market is ‘booming’ and experts are trying to warn consumers of the potential health risks that surround this controversial issue.

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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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Artificial Sweetener Dumped From Diet Soft Drinks

Soft drink giants Coca-Cola and Pepsi have both made the move towards making healthier products by removing the artificial sweetener aspartame from their diet drinks, in favour of a more natural alternative. But how does the new sweetener stack up?

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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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Smaller Portion Sizes Becoming a Trend Among Junk Food Manufacturers

Australia was outraged when Nestle announced plans to cut the legendary Killer Python in half, but it seems they are not alone, with other sweet treats also set to be shrunk.

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Tick Off For The National Heart Foundation

After 25 years, The National Heart Foundation is set to review the Healthy Tick trademark, according to CEO Mary Barry.

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