Food design & research

Squeezing profits out of food waste

17 July, 2018 by

Monash University and IITB are helping businesses transform food waste into profits and improve their business model.

School food policies may improve long-term health

16 July, 2018 by

A study has found that providing free fruits and vegetables and limiting the availability of sugary drinks in schools could improve diet, BMI and long-term health.

Plant-based innovation flourishing

11 July, 2018 by

Between 2013 and 2017 there was a 62% increase in plant-based new product claims.

To GMO or not to GMO

28 June, 2018 by

If GMO labelling doesn't put consumers off why don't we let them know about GM ingredients?

Kitchen towels could cause food poisoning

14 June, 2018 by

Kitchen towels, especially multipurpose ones, can harbour harmful bacteria such as E. coli.

Diet success could be down to brain structure

12 June, 2018 by

A study has found that individuals with more grey matter in the prefrontal cortex showed greater self-control and made healthier food choices.

Should doctors be responsible for promoting antibiotic-free foods?

06 June, 2018 by

Physicians are uniquely equipped to advocate for the end of routine antibiotic use in food-producing animals.

Test to check health benefits of foods

05 June, 2018 by

A validated test to measure if a specialty food or supplement has health benefits in humans has been developed.

Detect water vapour in packaging

05 June, 2018 by

A new standard is providing a way to test for water vapour transmission through flexible barrier materials using electrolytic detection sensors.

Study warns against 'gluten-free' food claims

28 May, 2018 by

A new study has revealed that many 'gluten-free' foods sold across Melbourne actually contained potentially harmful levels of the protein.

New method detects coffee adulteration

22 May, 2018 by

Researchers have developed a new technique to detect if high-quality, expensive arabica coffee is adulterated with cheaper robusta coffee.

Diet study calls for urine donations

22 May, 2018 by

University of Queensland researchers are asking for urine donations to study the relationship between nitrate in the diet and disease.

Fast food impacts women's fertility

16 May, 2018 by

Women who frequently eat fruit fall pregnant faster than women who consume fast food regularly.

Industry welcomes WHO's plan to ban trans fats

15 May, 2018 by

The World Health Organization's call to ban trans fats from the global food supply by 2023 has received support from the International Food and Beverage Alliance.

Nestlé opens two consumer healthcare factories in China

09 May, 2018 by | Supplied by: Nestle Healthcare

Nestlé is investing CHF 150 million (AU$201 million) in two new consumer healthcare factories in the China Medical City in Taizhou.

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