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David Jones to go ‘foodie’ across Australia

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David Jones to go ‘foodie’ across Australia

By RJ Whitehead

Australia’s oldest department store chain will invest A$100m (US$76m) into gourmet foods over three years in a bid to attract foodie shoppers.

How could Séralini's GM study have made suckers of so many people?

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How could Séralini's GM study have made suckers of so many people?

By Katherine Rich, chief executive of the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council

The retraction last week by the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology of the widely criticised anti-GM research paper commonly referred to as “the Séralini paper” no doubt left many in the science community and food industry around the world rightly asking...

FSANZ standard should be adopted by Asian giants

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FSANZ standard should be adopted by Asian giants

By Ankush Chibber

Health claims in food and beverage products is perhaps the most talked about topic in the entire food production chain outside of GM. In mature markets like the US—and now Australasia—at least there has been frameworks implemented to rationalise the claim-making...

Oz, NZ get first-step approval for hemp in food

Oz, NZ get first-step approval for hemp in food

By RJ Whitehead

The decision by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to approve the use of hemp products containing low levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in the production of food has received widespread approval since its announcement earlier this month.

Australia’s food supply confirmed 'safe', says study

Australia’s food supply confirmed 'safe', says study

By Nilpa Shah

Dietary exposures to harmful chemicals and contaminants were “well below” the reference health standards for a wide-ranging selection of foods and beverages, as indicated by a major Australia-wide report.

Wrigley targets calcium deficiency with gum launch down under

Wrigley targets calcium deficiency with gum launch down under

By Jane Byrne and Helen Glaberson

The Wrigley Company is launching a new calcium enriched gum in Australia and New Zealand, claiming its ‘on-the-go’ delivery system can help address the reported calcium intake deficiency among 90 per cent of the Australian population.

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