Qualitas Health has finalised an exclusive distribution agreement with Lipa Pharmaceuticals for its Almega PL omega-3 ingredient for sale to the dietary supplement industry in Australia and New Zealand.
Speaking at the complementary medicines industry’s national conference Sydney, the chief executive of Complementary Medicines Australia welcomed a report by Frost & Sullivan to show a robust link between some...
New Zealand dairy Lewis Road Creamery has increased production of a recently launched chocolate milk product from 1,000 litres a week to 40,000 in less than a month following "unprecedented demand."...
Massey University will be the site of the New Zealand Government’s Food Safety Science and Research Centre planned to open in mid-2015.
Sydney researchers have blasted junk food brands for targeting young social media users to promote unhealthy food after identifying the scale of the issue.
The New Zealand Heart Foundation is telling Kiwis that they are better off consuming unsaturated plant oils than switching to coconut oil.
Australia’s biggest multi-brand retail food franchiser, Retail Food Group (RFG), will become a “global franchising powerhouse” following its purchase of Gloria Jean’s Coffees at an initial cost of A$163.5m (US$144m)....
Resmi International has recalled Manjilas Tapioca Chips Spicy in Australia due to high levels of hydrocyanic acid.
Foodborne illness has declined 17% overall in Australia but the number of Salmonella and Campylobacter cases has risen.
Australasia’s food regulator has released a consultation paper on the back of calls by an Australian food industry body for the start date for new dietary fibre content claims to...
An industry-backed centre dedicated to creating healthier food choices for Australian and Asian consumers has opened at the University of Queensland.
Sushi’s popularity is on the rise while spring rolls appear to be gradually falling out of favour in Australia, new figures reveal.
Fruit and vegetables have been identified as a vital key to mental well-being by researchers in Queensland, challenging nutritional recommendations around the world.
Melinjo resveratrol has become the first product in Japan to receive a patent in Japan for sleep improvement.
HJ Heinz has recalled Golden Circle Beetroot Slices in Australia and New Zealand due to a processing error which could lead to microbial growth.
Tony Abbott’s crusade to cut Australian bureaucratic red tape will now target the complementary medicines industry by considering a greater acceptance of international standards.
The source of an outbreak of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis which has sickened at least 127 people in New Zealand remains unclear, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has initiated fresh legal proceedings against Coles over the supermarket giant’s alleged unsavory commercial practices with its suppliers.
Agribusiness major Cargill has filed a lawsuit against Vittera over alleged deceptive practices at Australia’s largest producer of barley malt, which it bought from the Canada-based grain handler last year....
An iconic biscuit and a range of junior milk drinks were among the winners—or losers—of Choice’s annual Shonky Awards roll call, which sets out to uncover companies peddling "sneaky, slippery,...
A consumer rights group in the US has called on its country’s regulators to review and possibly revoke Australia’s meat inspection process, calling it an inherently flawed system.
New Zealand is investigating at least 101 cases of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis which has a ‘credible link’ to a food source.
Research has shown that binge drinking by youngsters with existing mental health issues can risk exacerbating their condition.
Kiwi kids are being bombarded with junk food advertising and their parents often feel powerless to combat this, according to new research released at the NZ Population Health Conference in...
Sri Lanka has suspended the sale of three batches of Fonterra-made Anchor milk powder after complaints of illness in children.