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Complementary medicine's hardman says it's time to focus on positives

Profile: Carl Gibson, CEO of Complementary Healthcare Council, Australia

Complementary medicine's hardman says it's time to focus on positives

By RJ Whitehead

For somebody who is often seen to be “slamming” an unfavourable study, or “hitting back” at research showing complementary medicine in a negative light, Carl Gibson is in a less belligerent mood today. 

Operations set to begin at NZ$120m Fonterra UHT milk plant

Operations set to begin at NZ$120m Fonterra UHT milk plant

By Mark ASTLEY

Fonterra's NZ$120m ($99m, €73m) Waitoa UHT plant is on track to produce its first batches of Asia-destined Anchor brand long-life milk and cream in March – just over a year since plans for the facility were first revealed.

Official's lobbyist wife drawn into star rating web site ruckus

Official's lobbyist wife drawn into star rating web site ruckus

By RJ Whitehead

It took two years to develop, had the support of the Council of Australian Governments ministerial council and only lasted a matter of hours. Now the swift demise of the country’s controversial health star rating web site has left a minister and a senior...

Four crickets provide as much calcium as a glass of milk and dung beetles contain more iron than beef, says the project's leader. Photo credit: Just Walk Away Renee

Are 3D printed insect snacks the taste of the future?

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Hurdles in food safety, taste and consumer acceptance await on the London South Bank University’s quest to join two big food innovations: 3D printing and insect-based ingredients.

Low-income Australians cannot afford healthy foods

Low-income Australians cannot afford healthy foods

By Ankush Chibber

A healthy diet is for now out of reach for low-income Australians, with climate change affecting the ability of food systems to provide sufficient nutritious and affordable foods at all times new research has revealed.

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