Food Science

FSANZ Reports Nanotechnology Not A Health Risk

FSANZ Reports Nanotechnology Not A Health Risk

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) released two reports which reviewed the use of nanotechnology in food additives and food packaging.

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New Lasers to Fight Food Poisoning

South Korean scientists have developed lasers, which are mounted on the fridge, to scan and detect microorganisms in foods so as to alert the individual.

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Do You Know What’s in Your Food?

There has long been a discussion over the safety of food additives and whether or not they can be harmful if consumed over time. So which ones are safe and which ones aren’t?

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Vomiting Robot: An Innovative Research Project

What’s the best way to determine why gastro viruses are so contagious? According to two prestigious US universities it’s by building a vomiting robot..

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Food Safety Improved by New Light Technology

New non-chemical light-based technology can not only increase the shelf-life of food, it can also eliminate harmful bacteria that cause food poisoning.

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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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Rat Poison Found in Aussie Pork Meat

The FSANZ are calling for new and safe chemical control limits at farms as current laws see pork meat contaminated with rat poison sold.

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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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Record Fines for Peanut Butter Scandal

A new record has been set for the largest ever fine in a criminal food safety case. ConAgra Foods will plead guilty to federal charges and pay a whopping AUD $14.2 million in fines for their involvement in the 2006-07 US salmonella outbreak.

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