Food and health ministers in Sydney have today approved a new star rating system aimed at making it easier for consumers to make healthier purchasing decisions.
Consumer watchdog, Choice says that Australians are paying up to 2000 times more for bottle water when compared to conventional tap water.
In light of recent criticism from consumer rights program The Checkout last week, Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate has defended its new ‘generous blocks’ campaign.
Choice has released a statement relating to unclear labelling of products containing palm oil.
The debate over private labels at grocery stores rages on but one beverage industry veteran, Peter Brooks, has told grocery manufacturers bemoaning the rise of private labels to ‘get over it’.
The food manufacturing industry is proactively addressing salt levels in foods, says the AFGC’s CEO, who dismisses recent claims by Choice that salt levels in some childrens’ foods are “unacceptably high”.
Consumer group Choice has found what it refers to as “unacceptably high” levels of salt in a range of childrens’ food products, including breakfast cereals and lunchbox items.
Consumer group Choice has launched Pack Attack, a campaign aimed at encouraging manufacturers to produce consumer-friendly packaging.
A Greens Bill which aims to change regulations surrounding Country of Origin labelling has the potential to mislead consumers and drive jobs offshore, says the Australian Food and Grocery Council.
Consumer group Choice says shoppers are left scratching their heads when it comes to understanding how the meat they’re buying has been produced.
Consumer group Choice has proposed a new country of origin labelling system, after a survey found 90 percent of respondents are unsure of where their food comes from.
Food manufacturers are able to market their products as being fresh, healthy or natural when this may not be the case, a Choice study has found.
Despite the increasing awareness about the health impacts of high sodium consumption, a new report has found hidden salt in Australian food has risen almost 10 per cent in three years.
A new report suggests Australian’s are consuming over 25 per cent less sugar now than 60 years ago.