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Mandatory regulation on trans fats has the biggest impact in the global market, says expert and author of WHO global review

Trans fats: The good, the bad, the global

By Kacey CULLINEY

The FDA’s move to consider GRAS status of trans fats should be applauded – it’s a clever move that should spark change, an expert says.

Soft drinks losing their fizz among younger Australians

Soft drinks losing their fizz among younger Australians

By RJ Whitehead

Soft drink marketeers may need to reconsider their targeted advertising and replace volleyball-playing, festival-going twentysomethings with canasta-playing, arts-loving, Australians in their 40s, new research shows.

The Australian vegetarian: Thin, sober and moody

The Australian vegetarian: Thin, sober and moody

By Ankush Chibber

More and more Australians are turning vegetarian, part of what is a slow but steady trend towards meat-free – or at least, meat-minimal – living in Australia, new research has suggested. 

Wine for cats launched in Japan

Wine for cats launched in Japan

By Mark ASTLEY

Cat lovers need never drink alone again thanks to Japanese pet supplement company B&H Lifes, which has developed a wine product for felines.  

Fonterra: Asia behind global foodservice growth

Fonterra: Asia behind global foodservice growth

By RJ Whitehead

The world’s biggest dairy company, Fonterra, believes that global foodservice growth is being driven by the emerging Asian markets, where it estimates the category will increase at around 13% per year until at least 2016.

Coke or milk? A philosopher’s perspective

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Coke or milk? A philosopher’s perspective

By Katherine Rich, CEO of the NZ Food & Grocery Council, and Julian Baggini

Food is a big part of all our lives not only providing sustenance, but enjoyment and a social experience. 

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