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Australia's eggcellent Christmas

Australians enjoyed an eggy Christmas in 2016, with egg sales at record levels in the month of December.

Prepared Food 24 February, 2017

Avoiding gluten might give you extra servings of arsenic and mercury

A report in the journal Epidemiology says that people who eat a gluten-free diet may be at risk for increased exposure to arsenic and mercury.

Prepared Food 23 February, 2017

Sunny Queen targets foodservice market with new production facility

One of Australia's biggest egg producers, Sunny Queen Australia, has opened a production facility that will deliver egg products created using pioneering technology.

Prepared Food 21 February, 2017

The east-west nutrition divide

A survey of consumer attitudes to diet and nutrition has found that respondents from Asia are far more likely to be interested in healthy eating than those in the western...

Prepared Food 21 February, 2017

Salt substitute has 35% less sodium than table salt

Croatian food processor Podravka has announced the development of a salt replacement ingredient with 35% less sodium than regular table salt.

Prepared Food 20 February, 2017

Distribution and storage
"Our products can make you ugly, fat, and unhappy" — alcohol marketing in Sweden

"Our products can make you ugly, fat, and unhappy" — alcohol marketing in Sweden

In Sweden you can only buy alcohol during restricted weekday hours, until 3 pm on Saturdays and not at all on Sundays or holidays. And you can only...

Article 29 June, 2016
Ingredients
Fructose: fact versus fiction

Fructose: fact versus fiction

Does fructose deserve the bad press it receives or is it simply misunderstood?

Article 14 February, 2017
Plating and packaging
Crackdown on free-range egg labelling

Crackdown on free-range egg labelling

Consumer affairs ministers have agreed to adopt a national, enforceable standard on free-range egg labelling.

Article 15 June, 2015
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