Consumer group Choice has called for improved labelling on alcoholic drinks to help people compare their kilojoule options on beverages.
A consumer-funded billboard has been unveiled in the Victorian electorate of Assistant Treasurer the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer by CHOICE, calling for the delivery of standards amongst free-range eggs to meet consumers’ expectations.
Consumer advocacy group Choice has released its latest research highlighting consumers’ desire for a strong and meaningful free-range egg standard in Australia that would recognise the need for hens to regularly go outside, have room to move inside and outside, and for farmers to undertake animal welfare practices.
Consumer advocacy group CHOICE has provided a list of suggestions that the Federal Government could use to ensure Australian mums have access to infant formula for children under the age of one
An investigation run by CHOICE has found that manufacturers behind products such as Paddle Pops, Tiny Teddies and Shapes are misleading parents by using self-made school canteen certification on packing to imply that their junk food is a good option for school lunchboxes.
CHOICE has analysed over 320 packaged supermarket products and found most do not reveal where the ingredients were sourced.
While the overall consensus is that the new label designs are better than the old, not everyone is completely satisfied.
The Consumer Affairs Ministers have agreed to develop an enforceable national information standard for free range eggs.
CHOICE is targeting food companies that serve up health-related marketing messages, despite a poor HSR.
Health Star Ratings will appear on Kellogg’s cereal from early June and will be on the full cereal range by the end of 2015.
CHOICE’s latest food labelling research has found 70 percent of Australians want clearer palm oil labelling.
CHOICE is calling on Kellogg’s and six other food manufacturers to roll out the front of pack health star rating on their products.
Choice has called on the Government to test any changes to food labelling with consumers to ensure they are clear and meaningful.
Choice has targeted front of pack quantity statements, urging consumers to “look past the flashy brands and bright sales signs.”
Consumer watchdog Choice is calling for a simplified country of origin framework for food products.
CHOICE is calling on policy makers not to remove the requirement that product quantity information be on the front of packaging.
Choice says that Aspen, Nestle and Nutricia’s “junior milk” milk products are using questionable marketing tactics.
Only three out of 260 foods were given five stars in the front-of-pack Health Stars Rating Scheme.
Food and health ministers from federal, state and territory governments have signed off on the Health Star Rating Scheme, and consumer watchdog Choice is calling on food manufacturers to start rolling out the rating across their product lines.
Consumer watchdog Choice says that yoghurt products that are often marketed as healthy, low fat and calcium rich are more akin to desserts than healthy breakfast options.