Food design & research > Nutrition

Developing safe mercury message

13 January, 2006

The NSW Food Authority has been asked by the world’s leading health body to help devise communication solutions so other countries can show people how to safely eat fish while reducing the risk from mercury.


Virtual food

18 June, 2005

Nutritional information as provided on food labels tell us little about the effects various food components actually have on our body. But that could change, thanks to a novel concept described by New Zealand researcher Dr John Monro in 'Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture' - the use of virtual food components (VFCs) to evaluate the really physiological effects of what we eat.


Feeding the needs of an ageing population

06 March, 2005 by Stephanie Jacklin, Euromonitor

The ageing population is on the increase across most of the world. This trend is most pronounced in developed nations where living standards and availability of medical care are high, with Japan showing the fastest ageing population


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