New Research: Plant Protein and Mortality

A major study, involving more than 102,000 post-menopausal women, has found a higher plant protein intake to be linked with a 9% lower risk of all-cause mortality, and that substituting red meat, eggs and dairy with nuts was associated with a lower risk of death from...

P1044 – Plain English Allergen Labelling

Certain foods and ingredients can cause severe allergic and other adverse reactions in some people. The Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code) requires these to be declared on labels when they are present in food. On 25 February 2021 the Code was amended...

ACCC’s 2021 enforcement and compliance priorities

Sales practices in Australia’s domestic travel sector, competition in aviation and the conduct of some caravan manufacturers will be among the ACCC’s compliance and enforcement priorities during 2021, ACCC Chair Rod Sims announced today. In his annual...

Can nuts help me sleep?

Melatonin, magnesium and selenium have all been linked with getting a better night’s sleep – and nuts contain all three! Melatonin: Nuts are a top source A review paper, which looked at the melatonin content of a large number of foods, found nuts have the highest...