Articles tagged with: food labels

July 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Watch out for naughty labels!

July 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - Watch out for naughty labels!

In Australia we’ve become used to being able to trust the claims made on labels. Yes, some of them are tricky, such a “fat-free” on lollies that never ever had fat in them, or “high-fibre” on bran cereals that were always high, but usually they’re truthful. In this month's Foodwatch Newsletter, however, we look at those that are misleading.

26 July 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Nutrition labelling on beers

Nutrition labelling on beers

In the past, there was no way to tell how much carb, sugar and kilojoules were in your favourite beer. Now it’s easy! You just...

20 July 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

48 shades of hidden sugars!

48 shades of hidden sugars!

Sugars. These days, it’s not just white sugar you have to worry about. It’s agave, rice malt syrup, panela, high-fructose corn...

6 July 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Country of Origin Food Labels

Country of Origin Food Labels

We told you all about the new Country of Origin Food Labels in the May Newsletter but in case you didn't receive the Newsletter...

10 June 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

May 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - where does your food come from?

May 2016 Foodwatch Newsletter - where does your food come from?

Do you know where your food comes from?  Do you know what the new green and gold Kangaroo and ruler labels mean? This month's...

31 May 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

I-Spy Hidden Sugar! The unsavoury truth of savoury sauces

I-Spy Hidden Sugar! The unsavoury truth of savoury sauces

Tomato, barbecue, chilli, mustard, horseradish. We all love a slurp of sauce and it’s so easy with store-bought brands as you just...

20 April 2016 by Catherine Saxelby