FSANZ calls for submissions on a new sweetener

25 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia ANZ

Saraya hopes to permit the use of monk fruit (or luo han guo) extract as a food additive, specifically as an intense sweetener.

Diet soft drinks reduce colon cancer risks

24 July, 2018

Soft drinks have a bad reputation when it comes to health, but consuming artificially sweetened beverages has been found to reduce colon cancer recurrence and death.

Some strawberry and tomato varieties may cause allergies

17 July, 2018

Researchers investigated which strawberry or tomato varieties contained the fewest allergens, and how cultivation or preparation methods impacted them.

Full-fat dairy could help heart health

16 July, 2018

Fears that full-fat dairy products may increase cardiovascular risk have been challenged by a new study which found whole dairy products may actually help prevent severe strokes.

CoOL info aids consumers with veggie recall

10 July, 2018

Australia's now mandatory CoOL labelling means that consumers will be easily able to identify frozen vegetables sourced from Europe and subject to recall.

More money in pollination than honey for beekeepers

10 July, 2018

If you have ever considered where beekeepers derive their income you would automatically think 'honey', but this is not the case for beekeepers in the US.

A look at HFCS safety

09 July, 2018

Although little used in Australia and New Zealand, high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) almost invariably brings with it debate about its safety.

New use for barley

03 July, 2018

Roasted barley can be used as a contrast agent for photoacoustic computed tomography investigations in the gut and swallowing.

Chr. Hansen DVS WHITE FLORA white cheese starter culture range

25 June, 2018 | Supplied by: CHR Hansen Pty Ltd

Chr. Hansen's DVS WHITE FLORA series consists of three cultures that aid the formation of rich and aromatic notes in white cheese and ensure cheese quality and robust manufacturing.

Grants to reduce salt content

25 June, 2018

Grants of up to $25,000 are available for start-ups and SMEs who have a footprint in Victoria to help them reformulate their products and reduce their salt content.

Walmart enters the food production business

19 June, 2018

In the US, Walmart has just opened its first milk processing operation — will Australian grocers follow suit and become food manufacturers too?

Lentils help lower blood glucose levels by up to 35%

19 June, 2018

Swapping out starches such as potatoes or rice with lentils can reduce blood sugar levels and help lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Making reduced-sugar biscuits taste good

13 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Taura Natural Ingredients Ltd

Researchers have found that reduced-sugar biscuits containing Taura's JusFruit pieces are perceived to be just as sweet as full-sugar alternatives.

Sodexo is going cage-free

13 June, 2018

Seven years ahead of its corporate responsibility target, Sodexo Australia has committed to use only cage-free fresh eggs.

When is a salmon not a salmon?

12 June, 2018

Answer: if it's actually a trout. Chinese consumers unhappy at being sold farm-raised trout labelled as imported salmon.

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