Articles tagged with: FSANZ

Q. What do 'no preservatives, no artificial colours and no artificial flavours'  really mean?

Q. What do 'no preservatives, no artificial colours and no artificial flavours' really mean?

[THE QUESTION IN FULL] Q. Why do some products state 'no preservatives, no artificial colours and no artificial flavours' but the list of ingredients then lists flavour enhancers (621, 627, 631) flavours (270, 262) and colours (160a)?

30 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What does EMULSIFIER mean on the label?

Q. What does EMULSIFIER mean on the label?

A. Emulsifiers are substances which stabilise mixtures and prevent oil and water from separating. In a salad dressing, for instance,...

3 September 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Review: Go Scan App

Product Review: Go Scan App

I’ve been waiting for the launch of Go Scan for months now, having caught wind of its pending development via occasional whispers...

25 March 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. What's the difference between a Use-by and a Best-before date?

Q. What's the difference between a Use-by and a Best-before date?

A. Do you look at the date before you buy? I know I do! There are three types of date marking - a Use-by date, a Best-before date as...

28 February 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

What does 8,700 kilojoules look like?

What does 8,700 kilojoules look like?

8,700 is a magic number in nutrition. It’s the number of kilojoules (kJ) that is the “average” intake for adults in Australia,...

14 August 2012 by Catherine Saxelby

Milk Permeate - The Unfiltered Truth

Milk Permeate - The Unfiltered Truth

Milk permeate is an issue which is running hot in the TV, Newspapers and Social Media at the moment. So what’s the whole truth and...

20 July 2012 by Catherine Saxelby