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Listeria on lettuce — you can wash but you can't eliminate

You can wash all you like but you can't get rid of all of the foodborne pathogens on your lettuce leaves because some hide within the plant tissue.

Prepared Food 23 May, 2017

Fast food for all

A new nationwide study of young baby boomers contradicts the popular belief that fast-food consumption is concentrated amongst the poor.

Prepared Food 23 May, 2017

Study on free-range eggs

In a study conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide and published in Anthrozoös, the journal of the International Society for Anthrozoology,...

Prepared Food 23 May, 2017

Beware of bad water

More than 145 tonnes of institutional meals have been recalled in the US because they were made with contaminated water.

Prepared Food 23 May, 2017

'Health halo' foods not so healthy

Parents choosing foods for their children are significantly more likely to purchase 'health halo' products — branded to cause misleading assumptions of good...

Prepared Food 23 May, 2017

Distribution and storage
Who drinks the most?

Who drinks the most?

Is it the Germans, the Irish or the Danish who are the largest drinkers in Europe? Actually, it's the rich.

Article 15 May, 2017
Ingredients
Which 'healthy' food has more salt than a packet of chips?

Which 'healthy' food has more salt than a packet of chips?

A study has revealed the hidden levels of salt within one of Australia's staple foods.

Article 21 March, 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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