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Get smart at AUSPACK

AUSPACK is a free, 'must attend' event for everyone involved in the ready meals and high-volume catering markets.

Prepared Food 12 January, 2017

Food as medicine

Malnourishment is rife in Australian hospitals and healthcare facilities and a significant contributor to medical care costs. As affordability becomes a bigger and bigger...

Prepared Food 12 January, 2017

2016's worst food and supplement labelling scams

US non-profit health advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released its list of the 10 Worst Food and Supplement Scams of 2016.

Prepared Food 12 January, 2017

Vending machines go healthy and high tech

US vending specialist Gilly Vending has partnered with Atlanta-based Georgia State University to provide state-of-the-art snack and beverage vending machines for more than...

Prepared Food 11 January, 2017

Could maternal diet be predisposing children to obesity?

A US study has found that diet composition around the time of pregnancy may influence whether offspring become obese.

Prepared Food 10 January, 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
Bagged salad and food poisoning

Bagged salad and food poisoning

Somewhat of a kerfuffle has arisen following the publication of a University of Leicester article claiming that just a small amount of damage to...

Article 06 December, 2016
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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